RESOURCE | Lobbyists Act changes to boost transparency

April 23, 2018By ANPHAResources

The Government of Alberta has introduced legislation to amend the Lobbyist Act and strengthen rules and regulations around lobbying activity. The proposed changes are meant to address the significant amount of lobbying activity currently going unreported and in secret due to loose rules and loopholes. If passed, the tabled amendments would: Restrict lobbyists from giving … Read More

RESOURCE | Domestic Violence: Toolkit for Landlords

April 15, 2018By ANPHAResources

The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta has developed the Domestic Violence: Toolkit for Landlords. The online resource is designed for landlords, property managers and anyone else who works on-site or has access to residential rental units. It will help landlords to understand the role they can play in preventing domestic violence on their premises. It … Read More

RESOURCE | Update to the Canadian Definition of Homelessness

December 18, 2017By ANPHAResources

Based on national consultation, the Canadian Definition of Homelessness has been updated by The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH). The range of physical living situations – what the definition describes as Typology of Homelessness – has not changed; but this important ethical and political dimension has been added. Read Revised Definition  

RESOURCE | Engaging Citizens in Health and Housing Interventions – Urban Institute & National League of Cities

September 8, 2017By ANPHAResources

Community collaboration results in better health outcomes, but engaging citizens is challenging for both health- and housing-sector stakeholders. It doesn’t have to be that way. At “Addressing Housing and Health: How Cities are Making a Difference,” the Urban Institute and National League of Cities elevated some best practices for community engagement around health and housing … Read More

RESOURCES | Street Ways – Boyle Street Community Services

August 25, 2017By ANPHAResources

A booklet to help homeless individuals navigate Edmonton’s network of agencies, programs, and services while providing tips for living on the streets. It’s written by folks who have experienced homelessness themselves and produced by Boyle Street Community Services. Download Street Ways 

RESOURCES / Why Canada needs a new National Housing Policy – CBC

May 29, 2017By ANPHAResources

Canadian housing expert, David Hulchanski speaks with The Sunday Edition‘s Michael Enright about how the current housing system is designed to make some people wealthy and increase inequality rather than do what it necessary to adequately house all Canadians. Read the full article & listen to interview

RESOURCES / Social Procurement in Infrastructure – Northworks Magazine

May 10, 2017By ANPHAResources

An interview with Sandra Hamilton about her work around how we can use business to achieve positive social outcomes. She believes by better leveraging tax-payer-funded supply chains key public policy goals can be reached. The article is featured in the Northern Regional Construction Association‘s publication NorthWORKS. Read the full article