Webinars

There’s no disputing that the non-profit housing sector has its hands full. On a daily basis, managers, tenant support workers, directors, and staff respond to every kind of challenge imaginable. It can be difficult to keep up with new information and ongoing training to stay equipped for these challenges.

That’s why BCNPHA is constantly looking for ways to offer accessible educational resources with new webinars! You can view the recorded webinars below. There is no shortage of topics we can add to our programs to complement our online courses and to respond to the needs of the sector.

 

Upcoming Webinars

Introduction to Indigenous Perspectives Training
August 12, 2021
FREE

Category: Other

This 1.5-hour introductory session, will provide participants with an overview of colonization history in Canada from first contact to the social impact of residential schools on the lives of Indigenous peoples. 

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Everything you need to know about Tenant Insurance
August 17, 2021
FREE

Category: Leadership

Marsh and New Chelsea Society will talk about how important it is to have Tenant Insurance to keep both tenants and societies protected.

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Building Condition Assessments
August 19, 2021
FREE

Category: Asset Management

This webinar will provide you with an overview on BCA terms, definitions and processes so you can confidently get a BCA and plan for your portfolio’s future.

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The Promise of Engagement - August Session
August 24, 2021
FREE

Category: Leadership

Truly authentic engagement is an essential component of work in the non-profit housing sector. Learn how to undertake community and partner engagement at the community and system level.

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Grow Your Housing Career With the Chartered Institute of Housing
August 25, 2021
FREE

Category: Other

This webinar will present CIH Canada and its role in the housing sector. It will also cover the program designations and course offerings!

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Get to know our Partner Programs
August 31, 2021
FREE

Category: Leadership

Become familiar with BCNPHA's variety of partner programs that are offered to non-profit housing societies to support and strengthen the capacity of the sector.

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Indigenous Perspective Workshop - Understanding History
September 09, 2021
PAID

Category: Other

In this three-hour workshop, participants learn an overview of colonization history in Canada from first contact to the social impact of residential schools on the lives of Indigenous peoples.

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Understanding Anti-Racism Workshop - September
September 14, 2021
PAID

Category: Other

BCNPHA is offering a two-part workshop series that will examine concepts around race, racism, and white supremacy in Canada, while also engaging in critical self-reflection and dialogue.

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Indigenous Perspective Workshop - Dispelling Myths and Stereotypes
September 29, 2021
PAID

Category: Other

This three-hour workshop introduces participants to the key concepts of colonization, privilege and stereotyping. While encouraging meaningful relationship-building strategies with Indigenous community members and organizations, the learning is applicable to many areas in our professional and personal lives.

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Indigenous Perspective Workshop - Building Local Relationships
October 13, 2021
PAID

Category: Other

Participants explore ways organizations and individuals can build strengths in areas that impact relationships with Indigenous individuals, organizations, and communities. It is strongly experiential, learning from the knowledge of invited speakers and by participating in sharing circles according to local protocols.

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Previous Webinars

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Asset Management
Business Continuity and Pandemic Planning
Developing Affordable Housing
Leadership
Legal Series
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Operations
Other
Staffing and Human Resources
Tenant Support

Asset Management

Addressing Extreme Heat and Wildfire Smoke: Equity Informed Approaches
June 17, 2021
FREE

Join us to hear about the health risks of extreme heat and air pollution from wildfire smoke and strategies targeting the needs of those most at risk.

Grants opportunities at the Centre of housing solutions
April 15, 2021
MEMBER

Join us to see how societies in BC have benefited from Centre’s funding streams.

FCM’s Sustainable Affordable Housing Initiative: Getting Set for a Successful Funding Application
March 18, 2021
FREE

Learn about FCM’s new partnership with BCNPHA and how a Regional Energy Coach can help you get your project started and planned.

Arcori Property Management Software
January 21, 2021
FREE

Learn how property management software, Arcori, can streamline your society’s operations.

Capital Planning for Non-Profit Housing: A Panel
October 29, 2020
FREE

Three non-profit organizations will discuss their business needs for capital planning, how they implemented it at their organization and what technologies they use for capital planning.

FortisBC and BC Hydro Fall 2020 Utility Rebates
October 06, 2020
FREE

The BC Care Providers Association alongside the BC Non-Profit Housing Association present the current FortisBC and BC Hydro rebate programs with a focus on the Healthcare sector.

Funding Opportunities and Energy Efficiency
September 24, 2020
FREE

Learn about various funding opportunities for energy efficiency upgrades and the types of projects they can help support.

Retrofits for Overheating Buildings and Poor Indoor Air Quality
July 07, 2020
FREE

This webinar highlights retrofit strategies to address overheating and poor air quality due to wildfire smoke in non-profit housing.

Be Prepared for the Retrofit Boom
June 09, 2020
FREE

Preserve your assets and save on energy costs by being prepared to act on incentive funding and improve the long-term operation and reliability of your buildings.

Building Overheating and Air Quality: Considerations in New Construction
April 28, 2020
FREE

Learn about design opportunities for new housing to address the risk of overheating during extreme hot weather and poor air quality due to forest wildfires.

The Power of a Region: Kootenay Retrofit Successes
February 27, 2020
FREE

Learn how a multi-year retrofit program supported 31 non-profit housing societies and implemented over 100 energy conservation projects.

Lighting retrofits – the good, the bad, the ugly
January 16, 2020
FREE

BCNPHA’s Jack Boyle will show you the products types, business case basics and best practices to help you be ready for your next lighting project.

Funding Your Energy Retrofit
June 11, 2019
FREE

Hear about benefits of working with a professional engineer on an energy study along with engineering design and implementation support – elements now eligible for funding for the first time.

Business Continuity and Pandemic Planning

Insurance Market Update Q1 2021
May 06, 2021
FREE

Marsh will talk about the current Economic Climate and how it remains challenging to the Insurance Market as we enter 2021.

COVID-19 RESPONSE: Updates and Resources for Non-Profit Housing Providers
January 21, 2021
FREE

BC Housing has partnered with BCNPHA and AHMA to deliver the latest in our webinar series to support housing providers through COVID-19.

Cyber Security Forum: Current Threats
November 05, 2020
FREE

This session will provide a high level overview of the potential damage a cyber attack can cause and the best way to prevent an attack.

Covid-19 Recovery and Preparing for Future Crises
July 17, 2020
FREE

The Role of Social Resilience and Connectedness in Multi-unit Rental Housing

Financial Strategy in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis – Session 2
May 07, 2020
FREE

This is session 2, Build a Flexible Financial Strategy, of a two-part webinar series.

Financial Strategy in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis – Session 1
May 05, 2020
FREE

This is session 1, Stop the Financial Bleeding and Define a Process, of a two-part webinar series.

Exploring the COVID-19 response with BC Housing, AHMA and BCNPHA
April 23, 2020
MEMBER

BCNPHA has partnered with AHMA and BC Housing to deliver the third in our webinar series designed to understand the impact of COVID-19 on our sector and the people within it.

Exploring Pandemic Response Challenges with BC Housing, AHMA and BCNPHA
April 02, 2020
MEMBER

BCNPHA has partnered with AHMA and BC Housing to deliver a second webinar in our series designed to explore the impact of COVID-19 on our sector and the people within it.

Developing Affordable Housing

Small is Beautiful: Building in Small and Rural Communities
October 08, 2020
MEMBER

Learn about the challenges that small communities often face in development of affordable housing and examples of opportunities and ways to develop affordable housing in small communities.

Leadership

Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions - Substance Use Framework Consultation
July 28, 2021
FREE

Non-profit housing providers are being asked to provide their input into a new framework that will improve the adult substance use system of care.

Building a Foundation for Investing
June 24, 2021
FREE

Whether your organization has many short-term financial goals or a few longer-term objectives, it is vital to incorporate a sound investment plan. Encasa will be discussing investment planning, how investment solutions can benefit your organization, and answering your investment questions.

The Promise of Engagement - June Session
June 23, 2021
FREE

Truly authentic engagement is an essential component of work in the non-profit housing sector. Learn how to undertake community and partner engagement at the community and system level.

Looking for Home: MAPBC/BCNPHA Roundtable around Housing Refugee Claimants
June 15, 2021
FREE

This roundtable will help you gain a better understanding of the challenges that Housing Refugees Claimants face. You'll also hear from lived experience and concerns from housing providers in relation to the precarious status of claimants.

The 2021 BCNPHA Policy Templates Guide - A Review
June 08, 2021
FREE

Join our Policy Manager as they walk through the contents of BCNPHA's updated Policy Templates Guide, describe how to use it, and answer any questions you might have.

COVID-19 Vaccinations - What Employers Need to Know
May 13, 2021
FREE

This session focuses on COVID-19 vaccinations, specifically the things Non-Profit Housing Providers need to know to effectively promote vaccinations in their workforce and their resident populations.

Housing Strategy: Tsawwassen First Nation Experience
April 09, 2021
MEMBER

Join senior planners from Tsawwassen First Nation to learn about their housing strategy and responses to many key challenges.

Innovation Culture and Digital Housing Transformation
January 26, 2021
FREE

This session is for leaders in BC’s affordable housing sector who are keen to innovate with their teams and within their programs.

Reviewing the Effectiveness of our Partnerships
October 23, 2020
MEMBER

This session is about how to review and evaluate the current partnerships that we have and developing action plans for making these partnerships more effective.

COVID-19 x CAA: Implications for Policy & Practice for Homeless Serving Systems
June 04, 2020
FREE

Communities across Canada are struggling to respond to the increasing visibility and velocity of complex social challenges accelerated by COVID-19.

Affordable Housing 101 for Elected Officials Webinar
February 28, 2019
FREE

As local government elected officials, information on housing and affordability can be complex and confusing. This webinar assists in understanding affordable housing from a “101” perspective.

CMHC's Seed Funding Webinar
January 31, 2019
FREE

Seed Funding supports affordable housing through grants and interest-free loans.

HR and Legal Considerations during COVID-19
April 30, 2020
FREE

This webinar is a primer on employer rights and responsibilities in managing through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residential Tenancy Law during the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 09, 2020
FREE

Join Ripan Hans, Associate Lawyer with Haddock & Company Lawyers, for a presentation on the RTA and current policy changes passed in the context of COVID-19, and how they apply to the Community Housing Sector

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Staying Emotionally Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 21, 2020
FREE

Within the turbulence and stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, how can we stay emotionally healthy and connected to ourselves and those around us?

Community Living in Isolation: Responding to COVID-19
May 11, 2020
FREE

Join speakers from the sector to talk about how it is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and how partnerships with housing agencies are vital in people’s lives.

Reducing Vulnerability to Isolation Among Seniors
May 06, 2020
FREE

This session will be focused on addressing the challenges that seniors face with respect to social isolation.

Operations

I'm New, What Do I Do? - How BCNPHA Can Support You
April 13, 2021
FREE

New to the sector? Discover the many ways BCNPHA can support your organization.

Interactive Discussion Around Technology Issues Due to COVID-19 with BC Housing
May 28, 2020
FREE

This facilitated discussion will reflect on what has happened within organizations since the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the provincial implementation of social restrictions, which has imposed significant challenges to the sector.

Conflict Resolution and the Residential Tenancy Act
May 25, 2020
FREE

This webinar will review how the Residential Tenancy Act applies during the COVID-19 pandemic and what tools housing providers can utilize in resolving conflicts.

Addressing COVID-19 & Overheating in Non-Profit Housing
May 13, 2020
FREE

Join us to hear about how to respond to extreme heat combined with pandemic protocols in low-rise buildings and single family homes.

Managing Conflict Between Tenants
May 11, 2020
FREE

Participants will learn how to identify the root causes of conflict between tenants and learn communication strategies for navigating these conflicts and setting boundaries.

Housing, Homelessness and Health amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 21, 2020
MEMBER

Angela Cooke and Dominic Flanagan will provide information on how BC Housing is responding to the crisis, and the support and coordination you can expect in the days and weeks ahead.

Preparing for Extreme Heat and Poor Air Quality Events: Health Impacts
May 14, 2019
FREE

Extreme hot weather and poor air quality events related to forest wildfires and rising air temperatures are occurring more and more often across the province.

Making Non-Profit Housing Pet-Friendly
May 09, 2019
PAID

People and pets can be a tricky combination in non-profit housing, but there are ways we can meet the needs of housing operators, residents, and those who have animal companions.

Cannabis Law for Housing Providers
May 02, 2019
PAID

This webinar will provide an overview of the legal regime in place in the province including a discussion of the Residential Tenancy Act and Human Rights Code as well as an update on the evolving law regarding medical use.

Hoarding: Impacts on Non-Profit Housing Providers
April 11, 2019
PAID

Hoarding is a complex and challenging psychological disorder that may lead to negative consequences for both the individual and the community.

Other

Understanding Anti-Racism Workshop - June
June 22, 2021
PAID

BCNPHA is offering a two-part workshop series that will examine concepts around race, racism, and white supremacy in Canada, while also engaging in critical self-reflection and dialogue.

Providing Homes Rooted in Culture – A National Indigenous Peoples’ Month Celebration
June 16, 2021
FREE

Come celebrate National Indigenous People’s Month and hear from Elders and Indigenous Housing Providers speak about how they understand Providing Homes Rooted in Culture.

Building Resilience Together: Supporting Asian communities
May 25, 2021
FREE

This interactive session will serve as a forum to discuss the long term impact of colonial legislation on Asians in BC.

International Women’s Day: Lifting Up Our Housing Sector Leaders
March 11, 2021
FREE

oin us to celebrate #InternationalWomensDay​ and hear from some powerful and engaging women-identified leaders in the non-profit housing sector.

Staffing and Human Resources

Return to Work: Considerations for COVID-19
May 19, 2020
FREE

This webinar talks about what you can expect and walks you through the steps you need to take as an employer and service provider to be ready for a gradual re-opening of the economy under continuing COVID-19 restrictions.

HR Responses to the COVID-19 Crisis
March 30, 2020
FREE

This webinar, specifically targeted to non-profit housing providers, covers recommendations from public health agencies and the measures that governments are taking to combat the virus.

Tenant Support

The Right Fit - Accessible Housing for Wheelchair Users
February 24, 2021
MEMBER

The session will discuss the definitions of accessible housing, the unique challenges wheelchair users face when searching for accessible homes, and the role housing providers can play in improving housing accessibility in British Columbia.

A Closer Look at Rent Banks in BC
October 21, 2020
MEMBER

Rent banks are known for their effectiveness in the prevention of homelessness for low to moderate income earners.