On October 12, 2016 Aidan introduced and moved a Motion at City Council titled 'City of Hamilton Endorsement of Indwell Community Homes'. Motion was carried. Indwell is a Christian charity that creates affordable housing communities that support people seeking health, wellness and belonging. They now have 6 sites in Hamilton.
To learn more about the Indwell sites, please click here.
(a) That the City of Hamilton endorses Indwell Community Homes in its efforts to achieve the ambitious targets for environmental sustainability set out in the City of Hamilton’s Community Climate Change Action Plan, approved at the October 28, 2015 meeting of Council, in particular through adopting Passive House design strategies for its upcoming housing projects in Wards 2 and 4; and
(b) That the City anticipates working with Indwell to explore new building technologies, and relevant supporting strategies to enable local and national action on climate change, acknowledging the role of the charitable, private, and public sectors – including research through our universities, Natural Resources Canada, and industry partners and
(c) That this motion is for the purposes of a grant application with Natural Resources Canada, Energy Innovation Partnership, with a deadline of October 31, 2016
To view the motion, click here.