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Government of Canada Invests In Housing To Fight Homelessness in West Nipissing

June 26, 2019 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Today in Sturgeon Falls, Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for […]

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New Rental Housing In Regina For Families With Disabilities

June 25, 2019 The Government of Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan, along with the City of Regina and Gabriel Housing Corporation, officially opened a new four-unit rental housing project for families with parent(s) who have a cognitive disability and require supports to secure and maintain stable housing. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and […]

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Government of Canada Announces Next Phase in Plan to Support 55,000 Families with Housing Need

June 25, 2019 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in 2017 the Government of Canada created the National Housing Strategy.  This historic $55billion program is designed to cut homelessness in half, build more housing and commit to the long-term sustainability of housing in Canada. As part of the National […]

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Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia Support New Transitional Housing for Indigenous Women and Children

June 25, 2019 Indigenous women and children escaping domestic violence will soon have increased access to safe, affordable housing in the Halifax area. Four units have been purchased and renovated to provide housing to indigenous women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre will own and operate the facility, […]

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Media Advisory – Indigenous Women and Children to Benefit from new Transitional Housing in Halifax

HALIFAX, June 24, 2019  – Join Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), the Honourable Kelly Regan, Minister responsible for the Advisory Council on the Status of Women, and members of the […]

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Family Housing Project Underway In Saskatoon

June 21, 2019 The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan, along with the City of Saskatoon and SaskNative Rentals Inc., officially began construction of six affordable, accessible rental units in various areas of Saskatoon for families with disabilities. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children […]

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Northern Pathways to Housing complex opens in Behchokǫ̀

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, June 19, 2019 Michael V. McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and the Honourable Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and Addressing Homelessness, […]

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Former northern Ontario chief to develop housing centres to ‘create a sense of security’ for evacuees – CBC

Derek Stephen said the housing centres will be located in Timmins and Thunder Bay Jun 20, 2019 The former chief of Kashechewan First Nation is using his experience as an evacuee to help “create a sense of security” for others who are forced to leave their community during forest fires or other emergency situations. Derek […]

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New homes for Indigenous peoples planned for Downtown Eastside

June 18, 2019 VANCOUVER – A significant social housing project planned through a partnership between the Aboriginal Land Trust and the Government of British Columbia has the potential to change hundreds of lives. The proposed project would provide approximately 50 new affordable rental homes for Indigenous peoples, as well as 50 new supportive homes for […]

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Homeless Count results show a slowing in the growth of homelessness in Vancouver over the last two years

While this year’s Homeless Count results show that the bold actions being taken by the City and its partners might be beginning to turn the tide on the growth of homelessness in Vancouver, there are still more than 2,000 people without a home in our city. Mayor Kennedy Stewart June 12 2019 – A presentation […]

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Nunavik doles out social housing for 2020-21 – Nunatsiaq News

14 June, 2019 Region will build 64 new units next year Nunavik will get 64 new social housing units next year, spread out in six of the region’s communities. The Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau announced housing allocations at the recent meeting of the Kativik Regional Government’s council in Kuujjuaraapik. In 2020, Kangiqsujuaq and Puvirnituq will […]

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Governments of Canada and Manitoba sign 10-year housing agreement

Winnipeg, Manitoba, June 11, 2019 Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Manitoba thanks to an agreement signed today by the federal and provincial governments. Today in Winnipeg, Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children […]

by pnationtalk on June 12, 201922 Views

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MMIWG report should prompt more housing for Nunavut: minister – Nunatsiaq News

11 June, 2019 “I think we all have to have that sense of hope” The Government of Nunavut hopes the new report released by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will translate into funding for much-needed infrastructure across the territory. Elisapie Sheutiapik, Nunavut’s minister of family services and minister responsible […]

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BC Government: People facing homelessness to get local support from grants

June 11, 2019 VANCOUVER – People facing homelessness will receive help through grants that support strong, sustainable planning for local groups and organizations working on the front lines in British Columbia communities. The Province is granting $6 million to the Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia (SPARC BC) for a Homelessness Community Action […]

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Homes built by students for elders take shape on Maskwacis – CBC

Construction program motivates Indigenous teens to stay in school Jun 11, 2019 Nathaniel Bruno isn’t sure where he’d be if it wasn’t for the construction program that’s helping him earn credits toward high school graduation. “It’s making me stay in school,” said the Grade 9 student from Ermineskin Ehpewapahk Alternate School. “Last year wasn’t that […]

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CMHC: By Women, for Women: Proposed Vancouver Development Would Leave Lasting Legacy From Women Deliver 2019

June 7, 2019 Following the world’s largest conference on gender equality, Women Deliver 2019, the Government of Canada announced a $150,000 funding contribution to kick start planning for an innovative women-led housing project featuring an integrated services hub and dedicated childcare centre. From initial planning to construction and operation, all stages of this initiative will […]

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Gahcho Kué Mine, Anglo American & GNWT Partner to renovate Yellowknife Women’s Shelter

06 Jun 2019 The Gahcho Kué Mine is partnering with the Anglo American Group Foundation and the NWT Housing Corporation to fund and support a large-scale renovation of the Yellowknife Women’s Society shelter, with the goal of providing safety and stability for one of Yellowknife’s most vulnerable populations. The commitment will see $250,000 from the […]

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Eight community projects receive more than $925,500 from Community Development Fund

Eight community projects in five Yukon communities have been awarded $925,542 in Tier 3 funding from the Community Development Fund. The projects include a new playground in the Town of Faro, upgrades to cross-country ski trails in Whitehorse, a new air system for a restaurant in Mayo, ice maintenance equipment for the arena in Pelly […]

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First Nations housing plan is moving at an unrelenting pace – Mortgage Broker News

The federal government has pledged further investment in First Nations communities, with the aim to ultimately house hundreds of thousands of Indigenous Peoples in more than 560 communities across Canada. Said plan will pay particular focus to essentials like access to potable water, improved community infrastructure, and safe, spacious homes. “Our government recognizes that Indigenous […]

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Media advisory: MP Ouellette to announce Government of Canada commitment to reduce homelessness in Winnipeg

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg Centre, will highlight the recently launched Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. He will be joined by Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services. The announcement is being made on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children […]

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Housing first – MRU

Calgary philanthropists David and Leslie Bissett make another important contribution to Mount Royal It can be hard enough for students with a strong support system to navigate their way through the post-secondary system, what with non-stop deadlines, packed schedules and difficult course content to learn. But since many of Mount Royal’s students come from Calgary […]

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Alfred Moses: Northern Pathways to Housing in Behchokǫ

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation has worked hard to meet the commitments made by this Government to advance affordable housing and address homelessness during the 18th Legislative Assembly. In addressing this priority, we resolved to use northern solutions for northern housing. One example is the Northern Pathways to Housing Program, an innovative approach […]

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Alfred Moses – Northern Housing Summit

Mr. Speaker, I had the pleasure of hosting the Northern Housing Summit on April 23 and 24, 2019 in Inuvik. The Summit’s theme was “Northern Solutions for Northern Housing,” reflecting the mandate commitment of the 18th Legislative Assembly, and its purpose was to encourage new partnerships in housing. We brought leaders from across the Northwest […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201932 Views

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A safe sanctuary and support coming soon for women in Penticton

May 24, 2019 PENTICTON – Women and children leaving violence will soon have more safe places to regroup, recover and build a better future in the Okanagan area. “Women and children need to know there are safe places, compassionate care, and hope when they make the decision to leave an abusive situation,” said Selina Robinson, […]

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BC Government: Construction starts on Indigenous student homes

May 24, 2019 LHEIDLI T’ENNEH / PRINCE GEORGE – New housing at the College of New Caledonia (CNC) will provide homes for Indigenous students that reflect cultural values. The official groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, members of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation, students, faculty and staff, […]

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New Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence Opens in Stony Rapids

Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan, May 23, 2019 Today in Stony Rapids, was celebrated the official opening of a six unit emergency shelter. Located on Black Lake First Nation Territory, it will serve women and their children, survivors of domestic violence, from all three nations in the Athabasca Basin region: Black Lake First Nation, Fond Du Lac Denesuline First […]

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New homes and opportunities open for people in need in Vernon

May 23, 2019 VERNON – Fifty-two people who have been homeless in Vernon are about to move into their new homes with around-the-clock supports, to help them regroup and improve their lives. “A safe home is a critical foundation for recovery, while support services are the building blocks that give strength, purpose and hope so people […]

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BC Housing: Homes under construction for Indigenous youth and Elders

KAMLOOPS – Indigenous design and vision will guide the development of an innovative affordable housing project breaking ground in Kamloops. The Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services Society is developing the affordable rental housing, offering 31 new homes that will co-house Elders with First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth (ages 16-27). This housing is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201953 Views

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Government of Canada honours a private citizen’s contributions to address homelessness in Toronto

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 23, 2019 Toronto, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet, every day, vulnerable Canadians experience homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201948 Views

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More than 20,000 new homes underway for people throughout B.C.

Partnerships with organizations like the Union Gospel Mission, which is breaking ground on new housing for women and children, are behind the success of the more than 20,000 new homes complete or underway in nearly 80 communities throughout the province. “Our government has acted quickly to address the urgent need for housing that people can […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201963 Views

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Keys Presented to First Family in MMF’s First Time Home Buyers Program

May 13, 2019 Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) along with the Louis Riel Capital Corporation (LRCC), presented the house keys to one of the first families to purchase a home through the First Time Home Buyers Program. “Home ownership provides an important head start,” said David Chartrand, President of the MMF. “Our […]

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Council approves sale of Junot Avenue property for Indigenous housing – Tbnewswatch.com

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services proposes a 58-bed supportive housing facility at the site. THUNDER BAY – The sale of a north-side city-owned property to Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services has been given the go-ahead. The $320,000 transaction of the Junot Avenue property adjacent to Superior North EMS headquarters was approved on Monday night by Thunder Bay […]

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Unlocking Home Ownership Is The Key To The Growth Of Indigenous Communities: Joseph Quesnel In The Globe And Mail – MLI

May 13, 2019 The 2019 federal budget provided incentives for middle-class Canadians to access home ownership, providing more opportunities to own the place they live. In this real-estate market, too, it’s become a way to create and unlock equity, providing another route for Canadians to grow their portfolio. But that’s a right that is taken […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201965 Views

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‘We need to protect our home first,’ says Mike Holmes Jr. in Fort William First Nation – Anishinabeknews.ca

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION—Mike Holmes Jr. encouraged Fort William citizens to build more sustainably and efficiently and to protect the environment during his April 27 presentation at the Fort William First Nation Community Centre. “We need to start thinking about protecting our home from the outside in, then we can start doing the finishes that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 2019104 Views

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Students invite Board of Education on their journey to reconciliation – CTV Regina News

May 8, 2019 It’s the power of reconciliation that has brought students, staff and the community together at F.W. Johnson Collegiate. Students have spent the 2019-20 school year dedicating their learning to reconciliation, honouring Treaty 4 and bringing Indigenous elements into their daily education. Two student leaders presented their journey to the Board of Education […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 201938 Views

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First Nations sign MOUs to Address Poverty, Homelessness in Northern Ontario

TORONTO, ON (May 8, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) today with municipal partners to jointly develop approaches to address poverty and homelessness in northern Ontario. To the east, an MOU was signed with the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board. To the west, an MOU was signed with the Kenora […]

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Squamish Nation to undertake new development in Vancouver – Mortgage Broker News

Squamish Nation has announced its plans to begin the development of one of Canada’s largest Indigenous urban developments, slated to arise beside Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge. While still in its formative stages, the project will aim to build a complex offering approximately 3,000 housing units, according to Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem. Khelsilem estimated that at […]

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Governments Of Canada And Saskatchewan Support Northern Saskatchewan Housing Initiatives

May 3, 2019 The Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are working together to develop housing opportunities for residents in northern Saskatchewan to ensure that they have a safe, affordable place to call home. The federal and provincial governments have provided a combined investment of more than $2.6 million to create 12 new social rental units […]

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Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy launches in Edmonton

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 3, 2019 Edmonton, Alberta Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet every day, vulnerable Canadians experience homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. The Government of Canada is taking action to help those in need and make […]

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Government of Canada announces investment to support Canada’s network of women’s shelters

From: Status of Women Canada May 2, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

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Squamish Nation proposing to build 3,000 affordable units on its reserve land in Vancouver – APTN News

May 2, 2019 The Squamish Nation in British Columbia is proposing to build 3,000 affordable rental units in downtown Vancouver – a major project officials say is a first in Canada for a First Nation. The units will be built ocean side on the Kitsilano reserve of the Squamish Nation right next to million dollar […]

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A tiny home solution to a big housing problem in this N.W.T. community – CBC

May 02, 2019 Jean Marie River First Nation has reopened sawmill, wants to build tiny homes to help with housing shortage Jean Marie River Chief Stan Sanguez says the newly reopened sawmill in his community holds the solution to its housing shortage — tiny homes built with local lumber. “I prefer that we don’t have […]

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It’s an honour’: Maskwacis students build homes for elders – CBC

Construction program teaches skills while addressing housing crunch on reserves May 01, 2019 High school students from Maskwacis will build homes for elders in their community, in exchange for school credit that can be used toward an apprenticeship in the construction industry. “I feel like I’ll do something really good for an elder, this will […]

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Jacobs family opens the door to first Habitat home in Curve Lake – mykawartha.com

A family has received the keys to the first Habitat For Humanity home built in Curve Lake. On Sunday, April 28, a special ceremony was held where the keys to 76 Quinquish Rd. were handed over to Tanya and Duane Jacobs. They, along with their four children and one grandchild, will reside in the home […]

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Lethbridge to build 500 affordable homes over next 5 years – CBC

Plan based on long-term study of city’s demographics Apr 23, 2019 The City of Lethbridge plans to build 100 new affordable homes per year for the next five years. That goal arises from an in-depth study of the city’s housing needs recently completed by the Municipal Housing Task Force, said Coun. Belinda Crowson. She said […]

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CMHC: Investing in Innovative Housing Solutions – Eleven Solutions Lab Proposals to Receive Funding Through the NHS Solutions Labs

April 18, 2019 Finding solutions to housing challenges such as affordability, social inclusion, Northern and remote supports, Indigenous housing provision, and environmental sustainability is key to ensuring that more Canadians have access housing that meets their needs and that they can afford. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and […]

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Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan Sign 10-Year Housing Agreement

Families, Indigenous communities and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in Saskatchewan as a result of an agreement signed today by the federal and provincial governments. The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201984 Views

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Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study – Nunatsiaq News

18 April, 2019 “Alleviating the chronic housing shortage will be a key element in the elimination of TB in the Canadian Inuit Nunangat” If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the severe housing shortage across the Inuit homeland. That’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201987 Views

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Canada and Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee join efforts to support Cree Nation Housing Strategy

Amendment to the Cree Nation Governance Agreement April 17, 2019 – Val-d’Or, Quebec – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada / Cree Nation Government The Government of Canada and the Cree Nation Government are working together to advance reconciliation and renew their Nation-to-Nation relationship based on recognition, rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. Today, the Honourable Carolyn […]

by pnationtalk on April 17, 2019124 Views

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Government of Canada announces investment for women’s organizations in Western Newfoundland

Three organizations receiving funding to ensure they can continue providing essential supports for women and their families April 16, 2019 – Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully […]

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