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On May 31st 2020 Cohousing Options Canada Non-profit in collaboration with Cohousing Hamilton, Cohabitat Sweetfern Cohousing (Sudbury) and Cohousing Toronto hosted a Cohousing 101 Webinar.
COHOUSING 101 WEBINAR EVENT DETAILS
Join us for an introduction to cohousing, its origins and learn about communities forming here in Ontario! Find out what all-ages and 50+ cohousing looks like in Canada, the US and other parts of the world. Learn how cohousing helps address:
The loneliness epidemic
Co-care and support of young families and active elders
Issues of affordability
Social, economic and environmental sustainability
Kristopher Stevens, Executive Director of Cohousing Options Canada will be delivering the core presentation and will touch on the following topics in add-on to the issues above:
The difference between cohousing and other forms of coliving
The community led development process
The maximization of both privacy and community access through smart design and community governance
The role of developers, architects, planners and other professionals
The different legal and financial structures and more.
Members of Cohousing Hamilton, Cohabitat Sweetfern Cohousing (Sudbury) and Cohousing Toronto will provide an overview of their community, where they are in the development process, how people can learn more and most importantly how people can get involved.