Update from Federal HPS

NEWSLETTER – July 2017
•       Appointment opportunities at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
•       Substance Use and Addictions Program ─ Call for Proposals 2017
•       Engagement Process on the Redesign of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy

Appointment Opportunities at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Would you like to promote housing affordability and choice at a senior level? Contribute to the well‑being of the housing sector and the national economy? If so, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is currently looking to fill the Chairperson and Directors positions.

The Board of Directors is responsible for managing the affairs of the Corporation and the conduct of its business in accordance with the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Act, the Financial Administration Act, and the National Housing Act. Pursuant to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Act, the stewardship of the Corporation is the responsibility of the Board of Directors.

Candidates are invited to submit their application<https://www.appointments-nominations.gc.ca/lgn.asp?lang=eng> online until August 14, 2017. Visit the CMHC’s website<https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/corp/about/cogo/cogo_002.cfm> to get more information on appointment opportunities.

Substance Use and Addictions Program ─ Call for Proposals 2017
Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) is pleased to invite eligible organizations to submit applications to support evidence-informed and innovative health promotion, prevention, harm reduction and treatment initiatives to address substance use issues related to licit and illicit psychoactive substances.

Apply now! You have until August 4 to send your application. For more information about the Call for Proposal, please visit the Government of Canada’s website<https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/publications/healthy-living/substance-use-addictions-program-call-for-proposals-guidelines-applicants.html>.

Engagement Process on the Redesign of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy
Canadians are now invited to participate in the online engagement to inform the redesign of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS). The online engagement process will be open from July 17, 2017 to the end of August 2017. All Canadians, organizations, governments, etc. are invited to share their ideas on how to prevent and reduce homeless across Canada through the online survey and by sharing their stories.

The online engagement will be complemented by roundtables in summer and fall 2017 led by the Advisory Committee on Homelessness, chaired by Parliamentary Secretary Adam Vaughan. For more information about the engagement process, please visit the online engagement tool<http://esdc-consultations.canada.ca/homelessness> webpage.

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Best regards,

Community Development and Homelessness Partnerships Directorate
Employment and Social Development Canada / Government of Canada
140 Promenade du Portage, Phase IV, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0J9
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