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What people are saying about Columbia Park

Ahmed Hussen, federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development –

“Our government is working hard to ensure every Canadian has a safe and affordable place to call home. That’s why we are providing a $400,000 grant through our bilateral agreement with British Columbia to help bring this project to reality and help provide homes for families, seniors and those with disabilities in Trail. This is our government's National Housing Strategy at work.”

Patrick Weiler, MP for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country –

“Improving housing conditions for the most vulnerable among us is a core element of our government’s National Housing Strategy. For communities across British Columbia, including Trail, these are life-changing investments for residents who will soon have a new place to call home that is affordable and meets their needs. Together with our partners in the province, we are building a generation of new, permanent housing that we can all be proud of.”

David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing –

“This project is part of work to make sure people have access to quality, affordable homes in communities like Trail and other cities across the province. I am very grateful to the federal government, the City of Trail, the Columbia Basin Trust and our many local partners for helping us build these homes.”

Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West –

“I know how much affordable homes like these are needed in communities throughout the Kootenays. This nine-unit development will provide security and peace of mind for families, seniors and people with disabilities in Trail. We are proud to be working in partnership to build homes like these for people throughout the province.”

Johnny Strilaeff, president and CEO, Columbia Basin Trust –

“What an incredible day for families, persons with disabilities and seniors getting ready to move into the nine new homes in Columbia Park. Congratulations to the Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society, and all the partners, for increasing the housing options in Trail. The trust recognizes that affordable housing continues to be a priority across the region and is committed to supporting communities to meet their diverse needs.”

Lisa Pasin, mayor, City of Trail –

“We are very grateful to the Province and the Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society for their contributions to this project. Affordable rental housing is much needed in our city, and we are very pleased to see the completion of Columbia Park. This is a step in the right direction to help accommodate those who are struggling to find long-term housing solutions.”

Jan Morton, board president, Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society –

“The board of the Lower Columbia Affordable Housing Society is very excited to be adding this building to its portfolio of affordable rental housing units. It is heart warming know that more people in our community have access to safe, attractive and energy-efficient housing that is within their household means.”