Jane Philpott

Your member of parliament for


Markham-Stouffville

Jane Philpott

Your member of parliament for


Markham-Stouffville

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Call for Nominations: Advisory Committee on Homelessness

“Every segment of our society must be treated with dignity and respect and be given the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution. The Advisory Committee will be providing guidance and practical solutions in the renewal of Homelessness Partnering Strategy to assure that we provide the adequate support to communities to build capacity.”
The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos
Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

Join us in building a stronger Canada that gives all hard-working Canadians access to a secure life. If you have expertise and experience in working in homelessness-related issues, we want you to be part of our new Advisory Committee to support the renewal of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy.

The following criteria for selection are:

  • Knowledge of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy;
  • A minimum of two years of experience working or volunteering with an organization working on homelessness related issues (e.g. municipality, health sector, service provider, non-governmental organization, university/college etc.);
  • Ability to participate constructively in policy discussions. This could include public policy discussions at the local, provincial or territorial, federal or global levels on issues related to, for example, strategy development, planning, priority setting, and resource allocation; and,
  • Available and willing to commit to participate as an Advisory Committee member over the entire period of the Advisory Committee’s work, anticipated to be up to six months.

The nomination period will be open from February 1 to February 20, 2017. The members of the Advisory Committee will be announced in spring 2017.

To find out more, click on this link: Advisory Committee Information