March 1, 2019 - Lunch with Minister Shane Simpson - An Economic Lens on Housing Affordability, and Poverty Reduction Strategies
Lunch with Minister Shane Simpson
An Economic Lens on Housing Affordability and Poverty Reduction Strategies
PLUS a BC Budget Overview
Join us as we hear from the Honourable Shane Simpson, BC Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Hear about housing affordability, development, supply and construction, and poverty reduction strategies through an economic lens. Plus, hear a BC Budget overview.
About the Speaker:
Born and raised in East Vancouver, Minister Simpson has lived, worked, and engaged in community-building activities since 1971. In his professional career, Shane has worked as the Director of Policy and Communications for Smart Growth BC, Chair of the Vancouver City Planning Commission, and Instructor in the Community Economic Development program at Simon Fraser University. He was a self-employed consultant on business and economic development for labour, co-operative and non-profit groups. Event payment is due upon registration. Cancellations for event attendance, sponsorship, or exhibitor space will not be refunded. An event registration is considered a commitment to pay. While event registration is non-refundable, cancellations before three full business days of the event may be eligible for a credit towards a future event. Some exclusions apply.