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Companies should tap into social procurement’s endless opportunities
Companies should tap into social procurement’s endless opportunities

President of The Daniels Corporation, Mitchell Cohen, shares his insight on social procurement and how the power behind this tool can expand beyond local and econmic benefits. An excellent example of what Daniels has stood for since it was founded more than 34 years ago.

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What to do and not to do with the housing bubble: opinion 
What to do and not to do with the housing bubble: opinion 

"This bubble doesn’t need to burst. A little air can be released, however, through thoughtful policy coordination and timely strategic investment"

Mitchell Cohen, President of The Daniels Corporation, shares his thoughts on the current housing bubble and how we can release the pressure.

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Even More Reviews Are In: Ontario Liberal Budget creates jobs and grows the economy
Even More Reviews Are In: Ontario Liberal Budget creates jobs and grows the economy

“We are thrilled that the budget recognizes the importance of investing in affordable housing, and that particular recognition is given to both Homelessness Prevention and the construction of new supportive housing units. These investments will create jobs that will have an immediate economic benefit. As importantly, investments in supportive housing and reducing chronic homelessness will significantly reduce health care costs.” - Mitchell Cohen, President, The Daniels Corporation

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A National Housing Strategy
A National Housing Strategy

For the past decade, not much has happened when it comes to an affordable, national housing strategy in Canada. But housing advocates are cautiously optimistic that's about to change, given the election of the new Liberal government in Ottawa, and sympathetic governments at Queen's Park and at city halls. The Agenda discusses whether there's enough momentum for change.

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The stars align for affordable housing in Toronto
The stars align for affordable housing in Toronto

The stars are in perfect alignment for comprehensive action on affordable housing. Prior to the recent federal election, both the City of Toronto and the province of Ontario were poised to embrace affordable housing as a fundamental building block of a healthy society

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The Regent Park revitalization: growing a healthy community
The Regent Park revitalization: growing a healthy community

Nine years ago, our company was selected as Toronto Community Housing’s (TCH) development partner on the revitalization of the 69-acre Regent Park community in Toronto’s Downtown East.

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A perfect storm for action on affordable housing
A perfect storm for action on affordable housing

The political stars are aligned, so it’s time for every one of us to become a champion for affordable housing.

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A healthy community is good for everyone’s bottom line
A healthy community is good for everyone’s bottom line

The revitalization projects being spearheaded by Toronto Community Housing in Regent Park, Lawrence Heights and Alexandra Park, are demonstrating that public/private partnerships can change both the face and foundation of social housing.

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A Home for All Canadians
A Home for All Canadians

Strong leadership is needed to address the issue of homelessness and affordable housing across the country

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Housing is a human right
Housing is a human right

Government does have a place in the bedrooms and living rooms of the nation, says building Mitchell Cohen. It must provide affordable homes.

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