Parkdale CLT initiative has lauchned its own newsletter. As many individuals and organizations have shown great interests, we think this newsletter will help keep you updated about what is happening with PCLT while sharing exciting news and interesting resources related to CLT from elsewhere! A Community Land Trust model is attracting renewed interests beyond its classic application to affordable housing provision, as social … Read More
As community economic development groups have responded (such as Centre for Social Innovation), Canada Revenue Agency recently released the new guideline for Community Economic Development activities in relation to charitable status (see the guideline from here). As BC Centre for Social Enterpise points out, the previous guideline only dealt with Community Land Trust as a postscript. Often time, the CLT’s applications for the charitable status were evaluated on a … Read More
The PowerPoint presentation by Susannah is available in the previous entry or in the Reports and Resources section!
On April 3rd, 2012, our first community meeting on “Parkdale Community Land Trust” brought together a wide range of participants: Parkdale residents, academic, city staff, community advocates, researchers and other passionate individuals. The meeting was to ‘kick start’ a community dialogue to envision, discuss and plan an alternative strategy and possibilities for action. The meeting began with introduction from PARC’s … Read More
Come to PARC and join us for an exploration of a variety of questions about land trusts: What is an urban land trust? Who can it serve? Where could a land trust be used? – Date: April 3rd, 2012 (Tuesday)– Time: 4pm-6pm– Location: PARC, 1499 Queen St West– Please read a report on Community Land Trust! ===== The Agenda========== 1. Introduction … Read More