Jim Gillis, Area ‘B’ Director of the Comox Valley Regional District notes in his introduction; “Capacity Building is a community based approach to include prevention, services, community engagement and partnerships as well as increased options for affordable, long term, housing solutions.”   In Panel 1 of the Comox Valley Housing Task Force forum, the following panelists discuss how Capacity Building can assist in fighting homelessness and affordable housing.


Sarah Sullivan RSW - Manager of Aids Vancouver Island Courtenay & Campbell River discussing the annual Community Resource Fair

Jenny Balke - Director of Denman Island Community Land Trust discussing the Rural Affordable Housing Project

Amanda Ridgeway - Ignite Consulting discussing the Comox Valley Community Capacity Initiative