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Rooftops Canada will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary throughout 2010. These are some of the planned events:
 

- In May, the New Brunswick Non-Profit Housing Association will hold a reception in honour of the 25th Anniversary, and host a Rooftops Canada information session at its 2010 Conference in Saint John.
 
- Two visitors from the Zimbabwe National Association of Housing Cooperatives will attend the June 2010 Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada AGM in London, Ontario. A reception, workshop and plenary presentation will celebrate CHF Canada's 25th year of supporting international development through Rooftops Canada. Local events will also be held with CQCH, the Quebec and Montreal co-op housing federations.

- The Canadian Housing Renewal Association (CHRA) will recognize the work of Rooftops Canada at its June 2010 Congress and also host the Zimbabwe visitors.
 
- In September, CHF Canada and CHRA will co-host a reception in Ottawa. Two visitors from housing groups in Tanzania will participate along with co-op and social housing groups, politicians, ambassadors, high commissioners and other friends of Rooftops Canada. The Tanzanians will then participate in a 25th Anniversary celebration at the Goldeye Conference in Alberta. 
 
- There will be a Rooftops Canada Workshop during the British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association 2010 Conference in Richmond, BC, November 22-24.
 
- An international celebration will take place on April 12-15, 2010 in Nairobi, co-hosted by the National Cooperative Housing Union of Kenya, Rooftops Canada's longest- standing partner. The NACHU - Rooftops Canada housing microfinance lending program will be launched.