Affordable Housing Champion Award

2020 Award Recipient: Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia

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Purpose

This award recognizes an individual or organization that has made a transformative contribution to the affordable housing sector.

2020 Award Recipient: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Dr. Bonnie Henry was appointed as Provincial Health Officer for the Province of BC in 2018. As BC’s most senior public health official, Dr. Henry is responsible for monitoring the health of all British Columbians and undertaking measures for disease prevention and control and health protection. Most recently, Dr. Henry has led the province’s response on the COVID-19 pandemic and drug overdose emergency.

Dr. Henry has not only helped us navigate an unprecedented public health care crisis but she also a strong advocate for a closer alignment between health and housing policies.

Previous Recipients:

2019 Mayor Lisa Helps, City of Victoria

2018 Marpole Students for Modular Housing

2017 Generation Squeeze

2016 Frances Bula

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