Plenary session

PLE2: Designing a National Housing Strategy for Canada: Lessons Learned

Wednesday 29 November 2017
2.30pm – 3.30pm
Pyrmont Theatre, International Convention Centre

PLE2: Designing a National Housing Strategy for Canada: Lessons Learned

What can Australia learn from Canada, a country operating under the same federated system of government? Evan Siddall, who played a key role in developing Canada’s new National Housing Strategy will outline the key features of the Strategy and the political challenges in its implementation.

Mr Siddall will also outline the important role the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation plays in contributing to the stability of the housing market and financial system and providing support for Canadians in housing need.

Speakers

Keynote presenters

Mr Evan Siddall
President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Before entering public service, Mr. Siddall held a variety of positions in both investment banking and general management, including at BMO Nesbitt Burns, Goldman Sachs & Co., Lazard Frères & Co. and Irving Oil Lt... view

Facilitator

Ms Meredith Sussex AM
Board Director, AHURI Limited
Meredith Sussex AM has extensive experience as a senior officer in government. Her broad local government experience spans eight years at the former City of Sunshine (one of the predecessors of Brimbank City Council). From 1974 to 1977, Ms Suss... view