Strong Towns Nanaimo in the Media & Public Appearances

We meet with the media to talk about housing reform, safe streets, and financial resiliency. If you want to inquire about a media appearance, email [email protected] to get started.

Climate911: Strong Towns Nanaimo with Michael Bassili (Aired on October 20th, 2023)

In this episode, we sit down with Michael Bassili, co-founder of Strong Towns Nanaimo. We discuss what lead him and his partner to start Strong Towns Nanaimo, what they hope to achieve, ways to improve home affordability, and more.

CBC: Vancouver Island Residents Advocate for Affordable Housing (Aired on Oct. 2nd, 2023)

People on Vancouver Island are hoping to see some action as the province unveils new building targets for municipalities. Claire Palmer is in Nanaimo, hearing from advocates who say the construction of “missing middle” housing is critical.

On The Island with Gregor Craigie: Missing Middle Housing in Nanaimo (Aired on Aug. 2nd, 2023)

Kathryn Marlow spoke with Michael Bassili, one of the founders of Strong Towns Nanaimo, a community group interested in urban planning and development.