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Join Joshua Evans, assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, for the next session of the Science Connects Webinar Series as he examines various policy approaches to housing affordability. Using examples from Edmonton, Alberta, he will emphasize the critical role of community housing in Canada’s current and future housing system.

This talk is suitable for general audiences, targeted at ages 15+.

Date: Thursday, August 13, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. MDT
Cost: Free

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