Education

Upcoming Events 

 

Indigenous Housing Provider Forum

The forum is an opportunity for Indigenous housing providers to share information and ideas with each other, learn about upcoming or changing programs/strategies of government, and provide feedback to partners at MB Housing and CMHC. This year, we will also have a workshop on Governance, Bylaws, and Organizational Policy Development for managers and board members as part of the Indigenous Housing Provider Support Project.

Who: The forum is open to employees or Board members of Indigenous organizations who provide affordable and non-profit housing.

Where: CanadInns Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave., Winnipeg

When: November 27, 2018 9:00am-4:00pm

Registration: Free for up to 3 representatives of MNPHA Member organizations, $50/person for non-members

To learn more or to register, contact Christina at execdir@mnpha.com or (204)797-6746

 

 


 

Previous Events

 

6th Annual Building Partnerships Conference

Join us at MNPHA’s conference in Brandon Manitoba, for two full days of learning and networking.

 


Speaker Tristan Cleveland: Designing a Happy City

Date: October 15, 2018

Time: Doors open 6:00pm; Speaker starts 7:00pm

Location: Prairie Firehouse, 637 Princess Avenue, Brandon MB
Registration Fee:
$21, includes one drink ticket and light snacks

 


Educational Session on the National  Co-Investment Fund: New Development and Repair and Renewal Streams

Date: June 25, 2018
Time: 10-11:30am
Registration Fee:
Free

Considering new development? Need to make capital repairs?

An in-depth discussion of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Co-Investment Fund. The session focused on the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF) New Construction and Repair and Renewal streams and highlight the program design, requirements and application process.

Download the Power Point Slides from the Session

 


Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association Annual General Meeting and Educational Workshops

Join us for education sessions, our AGM, and an opportunity to network with your colleagues in the Non-Profit Housing Sector.

What: A choice of two morning workshops:

a. Panel on the End of Operating Agreements and Beyond

b. Respectful Workplaces

Plenary session at 11:30am with an update on the National Housing Strategy, then stay for lunch and MNPHA’s AGM
Date: Friday, June 22, 2018
Time: 9:45am – 1:30pm
Location: Masonic Memorial Centre, 420 Corydon Ave., Winnipeg
What to Bring: Membership payment and application if not already sent in
Registration Fee: FREE for MNPHA members. Non-member rate is $25 (can join AGM only at 12:45pm at no cost)

View poster

Download a PDF of CMHC Presentation on the National Housing Strategy


Understanding Financial Statements / Financing Options with Sector Bank – Housing Investment Corporation.

This half-day workshop is being offered in Brandon (March 7) and Winnipeg (March 8).  Derek Vandel, Exchange Group Professional Accountants, will be leading the first part of the workshop on how to read and gain a greater understanding of what balance sheets and income statements are saying. The second part of the workshop will feature a presentation on financing options available through Sector Bank/Housing Investment Corporation. Housing Investment Corporation is a dedicated, pooled lending institution for the affordable and non-profit housing sector. Its purpose is to help providers identify new opportunities to leverage their assets to effectively meet the affordable housing demands in their communities by offering them low financing costs that are customized to the social housing market.

Download a PDF of the Sector Bank presentation

Download a PowerPoint Show version of the Sector Bank presentation

 

 

Lean 101 Workshop

Manitoba Housing has arranged to deliver an afternoon of Lean 101 training to MNPHA members
who are interested in learning more about the implementation of continuous improvement
practices within their organizations. Here are the details:
What: Lean 101 Training. We will be learning about core Lean principles and how to apply them in
our work.
Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm – 4:30pm
Location: Training will be delivered in Room 319 at 352 Donald Street in Winnipeg.
What to Bring: Participants should bring a pen and a notebook/paper to the session.
Registration Fee: FREE for MNPHA members. Non-member rate is $50.

This training is offered at no cost to MNPHA members. However, each organization will be
responsible for any staff travel costs.

Click Here to Register

Webinar: 5 Step to Simpler, Easier Workplace Safety

Are you unsure if you are meeting safety compliance requirements or wondering where to start with Workplace Safety. Identification and proactive management of your workplace safety related risks is good for business.
 When: January 25, 2018 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Registration Fee:  No cost for MNPHA members

Three housing sector actors are collaborating to present a new mentorship program to connect housing professional early in their career with experienced members of the sector. The program, announced in October 2017 by CHRA, CIH Canada and HPC, is open to 30 mentees for the first year. For more information on who is eligible or how to volunteer some of your time as a mentor, please click the link below.

We’re in the process of planning education events and opportunities for 2018.

Details will be announced in the MNPHA Newsletter as they become available.

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