Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Housing Project: Housing and Project

housing project: Low income housing is a huge mountain to climb this is a really good base camp to look at, said Mayor Don Iveson at the grand opening of the Glenora project this week, according to Metro News. The housing project also produces the same amount of energy as it consumes due to green infrastructure. Now the city, province and housing agencies say they want to see more of this type of cooperative development, which includes 16 three and five-bedroom townhomes, plus a daycare and a replacement worship site for the landowners, Westmount Presbyterian Church. The residents can feel this is something special, said project designer/builder Peter Amerongen of Habitat Studio. The church and residents shouldn't see any energy bills thanks to the use of solar panels and geothermal systems so operating costs will be minimal. It's win-win-win. ( As reported in the news.