The Atira board of directors is thrilled to announce the appointment of Jeff Devins. Jeff brings with him tremendous entrepreneurial acumen and commitment to our community. His is an investor in business and real estate opportunities and provides advisory services to entrepreneurs and developers. He is a Board Member of Warlo Mortgage Investment Corporation, which invests in higher yielding first and second mortgages and through Crestwood Capital Partners Ltd. provides participating equity to qualified developers on projects and entrepreneurs with unique business opportunities.
About the Oneesan Container Housing Project
With the release of the Portland Hotel Society audit today, the board of directors of Atira Women’s Resource Society would like to assure its stakeholders that Atira’s financial policies and controls, in conjunction with diligent board oversight, have checks and balances in place to ensure funding for Atira’s programs is directed toward the women and children who access them.
It has come to my attention that someone put up notices in buildings managed by Atira Property Management Inc. for a new rental collection scheme. The website and email address listed on the notice is neither endorsed nor managed by Atira. The individual (or individuals) responsible for this are being investigated by the police for fraud.
If you have provided any information to them, we urgently advise you to protect yourself immediately; contact your bank to stop any payments or your credit card company if you provided any credit card information.
We are very happy to annouce that the Container Housing Project won two awards at the 22ndAnnual Georgie Awards® on Saturday evening. Best Environmental Initiative and Best Innovative Feature - New or Renovation
Atira also received a special metion in a press release published by the Canadian Home Builders' Association of British Columbia on Sunday February 2nd.
"Perhaps the most noteworthy wins of the evening, awards for best environmental projects went to Atira Women's Resource Society for its recycled shipping container housing development in Vancouver."
A report produced by Ernst & Young confirms hiring people from the Downtown Eastside benefits taxpayers at a rate of more than three to one.
Social Return on Investment of Hiring Target Employee Group Individuals
1 April 2012 – 31 March 2013 Report