Plenary session

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

Wednesday 29 November 2017
4.00pm – 5.00pm
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

Dr Ian Winter
Executive Director, AHURI Limited
Ian is one of Australia’s most knowledgeable experts on housing and urban issues, having conducted and published research on a wide range of related issues for over 25 years. Now, as Executive Director of AHURI, he is focused on evidence-inform... view