The housing crisis poses a significant challenge to Northern communities, who have been dealing with this challenge prior to COVID.
In the second episode of a three-part series looking at housing in Northern Ontario, we explore the creative ways communities are responding to new and chronic challenges in Sault Ste. Marie.
We get a sense of some of the more recent challenges, and also some of the innovative solutions that have been developed recently by organizations involved in housing.
We speak with Luke Dufour, Councillor for Ward 2 in Sault Ste. Marie and Chair of the District Social Service Administration Board (DSSAB), who also works in the construction industry. We also met with Mike Nadeau, CEO of the Sault Ste. Marie DSSAB, has been innovative in response to a growing need.