“Living together with people of similar age, life experience and values is life-enhancing and empowering People inspire each other to live meaningful lives, perhaps to the extent of learning new interests, skills and hobbies.”
- Bulkley Valley Seniors Cohousing members describing plans for new project.
“In Vancouver community is noticeably absent. If you simply wave … they almost move away from you.”
- Vancouver Sun article on isolation in Vancouver, summer 2012
“Developing the project was the most challenging part [of launching a cohousing community]. Development is a high-risk industry. It’s [challenging] to take those risks together.”
- Howard Staples, founder of 34-unit Windsong Cohousing, to The Globe & Mail, February 14, 2013.