We invite elected officials, celebrities and community leaders to add their names to this growing list of supporters.

If you wish to add your organization to this list, please contact info(at)ethosstrategygroup.com or 778.786.2838

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City of Coquitlam

The Mayor and Members of Council voted unanimously on October 5, 2009 “to add their names as a collective entity in support of the Speak Up for Affordable Housing Campaign calling for a National Affordable Housing Strategy and an end to homelessness.”

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City of Port Moody Mayor Trasolini and Council

On September 22 passed the following resolution: That the City of Port Moody Council sign on to speakupforhousing.org as a city and support solutions for homelessness.

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City of North Vancouver Mayor Darrell Mussatto and Council

On September 21 passed the following resolution: That the Council of the City of North Vancouver endorses the Speak-up for Affordable Housing Campaign.

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City of Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts and Council

On September 14 passed the following resolution: That Council endorse the National Affordable Housing Strategy.

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“I am pleased to add my name to this noteworthy opportunity to raise awareness and “Speak Up for Affordable Housing”.

Mayor Greg Moore, City of Port Coquitlam

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“My goal is to end street homelessness in Vancouver by 2015, and that relies on action being taken across the country. Cities large and small face an acute shortage of affordable housing. A national affordable housing strategy will help solve homelessness, and will make our cities more livable for seniors, students, young families and immigrants.”

Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver

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“Communities from coast to coast to coast in Canada have spoken clearly and unanimously on the need for affordable housing. And every report, every policy recommendation, every call to action has included as a key component the need for a national housing programme in Canada that actually builds homes. I’m committed to re-establishing a national housing programme in Canada.”

Bill Siksay MP, Burnaby-Douglas

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“Adequate and appropriate housing is one of the most important factors in the health of individuals and families. Canada needs a National Housing Strategy.”

Mayor Richard Stewart, City of Coquitlam

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“After working in the affordable housing field for almost 20 years, I am very aware of how important it is to have a national affordable housing strategy. I wholeheartedly support this campaign.”

Diane Thorne, MLA Coquitlam-Maillardville

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“In a country as rich as Canada, homelessness need not be a reality.”

Mayor Joe Trasolini, City of Port Moody

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“Cities are doing all that they can to address the issues of homelessness.
They need the financial support of senior levels of government. A national housing plan is long overdue.

Councillor Judy Villeneuve, City of Surrey

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“British Columbians know full well the crisis we are facing in affordable housing for the homeless, families and seniors. It is time for all our elected leaders at all levels of government to step up and invest in real strategies and programs that recognize the critical role of affordable appropriate housing for all citizens. That political leadership is not apparent today and that needs to change.”

Shane Simpson, MLA Vancouver Hastings

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A national housing strategy is long overdue in Canada and is definitely necessary for the compassionate, fair society that Canadians pride themselves on having.

Mike Farnworth, MLA Port Coquitlam

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Addressing the need for affordable housing is going to require every level of government working cooperatively. It’s time for a national strategy to make that a reality.

Brad West, Councillor, City of Port Coquitlam

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