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Canada and Ontario Provide New Affordable Housing for Indigenous Individuals and Families in Niagara Region

July 29, 2020 Thorold, ON —The governments of Canada and Ontario are committing $475,000 to build community housing in Thorold and St. Catharines for Indigenous people. The funding will be delivered through the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI). Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202098 Views

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Ontario Invests in Supportive Housing for Niagara Region’s Most Vulnerable

New Oakdale Commons development will support those at risk of being homeless July 29, 2020 St. Catharines ― The Ontario government is investing over $2.2 million in supportive housing to give those who are most at risk of homelessness in Niagara Region the housing and support services they deserve. The new 24-unit Oakdale Commons development in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202074 Views

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CHRA: Submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee 2021 Pre-Budget Consultation

July 28, 2020 CHRA has submitted a brief to the House of Commons Finance Committee as part of the Committee’s annual pre-budget consultation process in advance of the 2021 federal budget. CHRA’s overlying theme is that investments in affordable housing should be the key focus of a post-pandemic economic stimulus package.  Specifically, CHRA calls for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202062 Views

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CBU receives major funding to lead national research initiative on affordable housing

Cape Breton University (CBU) will lead a national research initiative on the importance of affordable rental housing for those in greatest need, with significant investments from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Dr. Catherine-Leviten Reid, Associate Professor in the MBA in Community Economic […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2020135 Views

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New permanent supportive homes coming to Campbell River

CAMPBELL RIVER – The Province, through BC Housing, is partnering with the City of Campbell River to build 50 new permanent supportive homes for people experiencing homelessness in the community. “These homes will give residents the dignity of having a safe and secure place of their own, with wraparound supports and services to help them […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 202082 Views

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Canada and Ontario Provide New Affordable Housing for Individuals and Families Across Northumberland County

July 23, 2020 Cobourg, ON —The governments of Canada and Ontario are committing over $5.7 million to build 28 community housing units in Cobourg, providing homes for individuals and families across Northumberland County. The funding will be delivered through the Canada-Ontario Community Housing Initiative (COCHI). Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York and Parliamentary Secretary […]

by pmnationtalk on July 23, 2020121 Views

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MKO: Funding Available for Shelters on Reserve

Jul 22, 2020 The Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) will provide funding of $31.7 million, delivered through its On-Reserve Shelter Enhancement Program (SEP), to build 10 shelters in First Nations across the country. They are offering forgivable loans for up to 100 per cent of total eligible costs for the construction of new shelters. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 202090 Views

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Fortis BC teams up with MNBC to expand Ma Nîķi Pilot Program

Métis Nation British Columbia is pleased to partner with FortisBC to support MNBC’s Ma Nîķi pilot program, bringing energy cost savings to Métis seniors, and making their home more comfortable and efficient as they age in place. Approved Ma Niki applicants will automatically qualify (where available) for the Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP), designed to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202067 Views

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Study: Shelters for victims of abuse with ties to Indigenous communities or organizations in Canada, 2017/2018

There were 85 shelters for victims of abuse that had ties to First Nations, Métis or Inuit communities or organizations operating across Canada in 2017/2018. These Indigenous shelters, which are primarily mandated to serve victims of abuse, play an important role for victims leaving abusive situations by providing a safe environment and basic living needs, as well as […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202060 Views

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Affordable housing project in Harewood nieghbourhood coming into focus – Nanaimo News NOW

Jul 21, 2020 NANAIMO — Timelines are now in place for the substantial redevelopment of a key corner in Nanaimo’s Harewood neighbourhood. Construction is slated to begin in 2023 at the corner of Fifth St. and Howard Ave. for the affordable housing, education and recreation project known as Te’Tuxwtun. The timeline was unveiled by the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202051 Views

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