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News and Press Releases from the New Chelsea Society Community

CEO Patrick Buchannon receives Veterans Affairs Commendation

CEO Patrick Buchannon was honored to receive the Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation for his service to his Community.

Click on the links below to learn more and watch the recording of the ceremony.

Commendation Ceremony Video

Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation

Commendation Bio – Patrick Tyrone Buchannon

Video showcases non-profit providers supporting their staff, tenants and clients

New Chelsea Society would like to share this great video (click on the link below) put together by BC Non-Profit Housing Association, show casing how non-profit providers have been supporting their staff, tenants and clients.

BCNPHA Tribute to COVID-19 Front-line Heroes

Community Housing Task Force

The City of Burnaby is starting several housing initiatives including supportive housing, warming centres and the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing to explore strategies for improving access to housing and affordability. New Chelsea Society CEO, Patrick Buchannon participated in this task force.

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Vancouver VAHEF stakeholder panel

The City of Vancouver has developed a community stakeholder panel to address affordable housing issues in the community. New Chelsea Society’s Stefan Baune represents our organization on the panel.

New Chelsea Society opens its new head office

We are excited to announce our move to a brand new office space as of January 2019. “Having this wonderful office in Burnaby from where we can carry on our vision, mission, and mandate, will ensure that for many years to come, New Chelsea Society will be able to fulfill our commitment to the citizens of Burnaby as well as those citizens throughout the Lower Mainland who are in need of an affordable place to live,” said New Chelsea CEO Patrick Buchannon in a statement. We celebrated with an open house event in April 2019, which was attended by Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley and city councillors Joe Keithley, James Wang and Paul McDonnell. Burnaby-Edmonds MLA Raj Chouhan was also in attendance.

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