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Governments Invest in Historic Habitat for Humanity Project to Celebrate Canada 150

June 26, 2017 To celebrate Canada 150, the governments of Canada and Manitoba are investing $1.2 million to help more Manitobans become homeowners through Habitat for Humanity’s Carter Work Project. Manitoba Families Minister Scott Fielding and Doug Eyolfson, member of Parliament for Charleswood-St. James-Assiniboia-Headlingley, announced funding today through the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) extension […]

by aanationtalk on June 26, 20178 Views

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New Interim Social Housing Rent Scale Adopted by Québec

Kuujjuaq, Québec, June 22, 2017 – The Interim Social Housing Rent Scale announced last month has been officially ratified by the Québec Cabinet of Ministers. The publishing of the new By-Law triggers an application period of 120 days for Nunavik Inuit to apply under the new rent scale for retroactive reduction, and potentially a refund […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 201716 Views

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CMHC: Northern Housing Report 2017

CALGARY, June 22, 2017 — According to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) Northern Housing Report released today, stronger economic conditions are expected to improve housing demand in Yellowknife and Whitehorse. In Iqaluit, where the housing market is primarily non-market, additional social housing units are expected to start construction in 2018. Report highlights Whitehorse’s housing […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201734 Views

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The Governments of Canada and Quebec support the construction of affordable housing for Indigenous families in Val-d’Or

VAL-D’OR, June 21, 2017 — On this National Aboriginal Day, the Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre is underscoring the groundbreaking of Kijaté, a residential project. This 24 unit residence, benefiting the aboriginal community, has been long-awaited. It will serve to provide a safe, adequate and affordable home for families facing various difficulties. Located in the urban centre of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201723 Views

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New affordable rental homes for Indigenous peoples in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON, June 21, 2017 — The federal and provincial governments are proud to celebrate affordable rental housing for Indigenous residents in Hamilton as part of National Aboriginal Day. The celebration of a six-unit apartment complex at 274 Main Street in Hamilton was held today on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201729 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate affordable housing in Brantford and Simcoe

BRANTFORD, ON, June 19, 2017 — The governments of Canada and Ontario held a groundbreaking ceremony for new affordable housing for seniors in Brantford today. The Honourable Chris Ballard, Ontario’s Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy, made the announcement today with a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. Chris […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201726 Views

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Victoria mayor floats plan to billet homeless to ease housing crisis – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 15, 2017  By Dirk Meissner THE CANADIAN PRESS Victoria’s mayor wants people to open their homes to those sleeping in parks and their cars because they can’t afford or find accommodation. Lisa Helps said residents in the city opened their homes to workers during the Second World War and people should considering […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 201737 Views

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NAN: Shelter House Fundraiser

June 16, 2017 11 am – 2 pm Thunder Bay, ON FLYER NT5

by aanationtalk on June 12, 201744 Views

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CIBC Joins forces with First Nations Market Housing Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CIBC JOINS FORCES WITH FIRST NATIONS MARKET HOUSING FUND  Winnipeg, November 2, 2016 – John Beaucage, Chair of the First Nations Market Housing Fund (“the Fund”) announced that CIBC has chosen to become a participating lender, qualified to finance home loans backed by the Fund on First Nations’ lands. CIBC is the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2016351 Views

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State of Homelessness in Canada report: Additional $1 a week per Canadian could end homelessness

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016 – Homelessness in Canada remains at crisis levels, but for the first time in more than 25 years, there is hope, according to the State of Homelessness in Canada 2016 released today in Ottawa by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness. The report presents recommendations to […]

by aanationtalk on October 20, 2016241 Views

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Report urges feds to spend more on affordable housing, wipe out homelessness – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2016  OTTAWA _ A new report on homelessness proposes nearly doubling federal spending on affordable housing over the next 10 years to effectively eliminate the problem. Two groups _ the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness say _ that would effectively make homelessness rare, brief and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2016170 Views

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Fund Continues to Build Momentum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FUND CONTINUES TO BUILD MOMENTUM Niagara Falls, July 14, 2016 – John Beaucage, the Chair of the First Nations Market Housing Fund (the Fund), announced today that Northern Savings Credit Union in British Columbia has joined the Fund as a participating lender. In addition, Teslin Tlingit Council in the Yukon and the […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 2016453 Views

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Housing and Homelessness an Indicator of True Reconciliation

Housing and Homelessness an Indicator of True Reconciliation December 14, 2015, Vancouver – A recently released housing strategy: Towards an Urban Aboriginal Housing & Wellness Strategy for Metro Vancouver (2015-2020) outlines critical targets for addressing housing and homelessness for the roughly 40,000-60,000 urban Indigenous people living in the greater Vancouver area, 18,000 who live in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2015653 Views

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200th First Nation Joins The First Nations Market Housing Fund

200th FIRST NATION JOINS THE FIRST NATIONS MARKET HOUSING FUND Ottawa, December 10, 2015 – The Chair of the First Nations Market Housing Fund (the Fund), John Beaucage, announced today that the Fund has received its 200th application from a First Nation embracing market-based housing. The Tsal’alh Band (Seton Lake Indian Band) located in British […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 2015710 Views

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