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Mike Moffatt to talk Housing Policy with Local Experts
On August 4th, Economist Mike Moffatt of the Smart Prosperity Institute will join local policy
makers to collaborate on what rapid population growth and housing price inflation mean for our
community and how we respond.
This unique event will take place in the heart of Windsor’s downtown at Maiden Lane West, with
attendees seated on patios at neighbouring businesses A Dog’s Breakfast and Maiden Lane
Wine & Spirits.
The expert panel:
Lori Atkinson, Regional Manager at Libro Credit Union. Lori oversees Libro operations i n
Windsor-Essex. Libro i s committed t o growing prosperity i n Southwestern Ontario and makes
significant contributions t o t he local community through initiatives like t he Growing Prosperity
Fund. Lori also serves on local boards and committees in a volunteer capacity.
Rino Bortolin, Windsor Ward 3 City Councillor. Councillor Bortolin advocated for the CIP
focused on intensifying residential building i n Downtown Windsor and has a keen interest i n
Eric Hill, ED of Can Am Urban Native Homes of Windsor which provides social and
affordable housing and housing support for Indigenous people. Eric is a current member of the
board of the Ontario Non Profit Housing Association.
Ami Patel, CFO of Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation and past Chair of
Ontario Non Profit Housing Association. CHC is currently building the first new community
housing in decades at Meadowbrook in East Windsor and building it to the Passive House
standard for sustainable construction and operation.
Huge Vega, Regional Manager of Settlement Services for the YMCA of Southwestern
Ontario where he oversees programs to assist immigrants and refugees in London, Sarnia and
Windsor. He is t he project manager for WE Value, a technology and assessment innovation
project to create asset based effective integration for newcomers to Canada.
Munro Strategic Perspective and Parallel 42 Systems are event sponsors, with support from
the Downtown Windsor BIA and the Windsor Law Center for Cities.
Interested residents can purchase tickets for this event at the following link.