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Hundreds of new affordable rental homes coming to B.C.

Dec. 2, 2020 VICTORIA – More than 600 new affordable rental homes are on the way for people with low- to-moderate incomes through the Building BC: Community Housing Fund. “These projects will mean new, affordable homes for a wide range of people – from seniors on fixed incomes to growing families and people with disabilities,” […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202023 Views

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Fall Economic Statement: A Disappointment for Affordable Housing and Homelessness Sector – CHRA

December 2, 2020 While the main focus of the FES was to account for COVID related accumulated expenditures to date and to set out a framework for a recovery phase, it was also expected to identify some planned initiatives and new spending in the housing and homeless area. It did not. In a brief section […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202011 Views

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Housing plan creates 20-year blueprint to solve issues in Nibinamik First Nation – CBC

Dec 02, 2020 One remote community in northwestern Ontario says it has the blueprint it needs, to solve its long standing housing issues. Nibinamik First Nation, about 450 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has an on-reserve population of about 400 people. Housing is in short supply, and many of the homes in the community are […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202011 Views

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NT Government: Community Housing Support Creating More Affordable Housing

December 2, 2020 The Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) created the Community Housing Support program to support Indigenous and Community Governments to implement and innovative, community-driven housing projects. More affordable housing continues to be developed through the Community Housing Support program in partnership with communities.  Today, the Minister Responsible for NWTHC, Paulie Chinna, is pleased […]

by pmnationtalk on December 2, 202015 Views

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Renovated Fort Providence Seniors Complex Opens

Enabling seniors to age in place with dignity is a priority for the 19th legislative Assembly. Today, Paulie Chinna, Minister responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation announced the completion of renovations to the Deh Gáh Got’ıe Koe Seniors complex in Fort Providence. The centre is comprised of three buildings, a main building which are […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202016 Views

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MKO: Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness in Thompson, Manitoba

Dec 1, 2020 To view this post in a PDF format, please click here. To view this post in a JPG format, please click here for page 1, and here for page 2. This following information provides resources that people experiencing homelessness in Thompson can access free of charge. Please note that the Canadian Mental […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202032 Views

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Squamish Nation Housing Report

We are pleased to share a report on the Nation’s new housing-related initiatives: Bringing Our People Home: Squamish Nation Approves New Initiatives for Housing. The report outlines the actions the Squamish Nation has taken over the past year to bring our people home, including: • Developing a Squamish nation non-profit housing developer and provider • […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202032 Views

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Media advisory – Finally! A shelter for homeless women 24/7 in the West End of Downtown Montreal

MONTREAL, Nov. 30, 2020  – Starting tomorrow, December 1, homeless women in the western downtown sector of Montreal will finally have access to a shelter open 24 hours a day, until March 31, 2021. Chez Doris, typically a day shelter for all women in difficulty, will open its doors day and night to meet the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 202029 Views

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$18.4 million to support the building of three housing centres for Indigenous students

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 27, 2020 – In an effort to improve access to education for First Nations students, Danielle McCann, Minister of Higher Education, and Ian Lafrenière, Minister Responsible for Indigenous Affairs, have announced that $18.4 million in financial assistance will be granted to the Société immobilière of the Regroupement des centres d’amitié autochtones du […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 202093 Views

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Student Perspectives: Medical student Adrean Angles on sustainable housing – Schulich

“Our health is deeply tied to our living situation,” said Adrean Angles, MPH’15, Medicine Class of 2023. “Sustainable housing means taking control of one’s own living situation and offers a sense of freedom.” Angles converted a tobacco kiln into a 400-square-foot, off-grid home on Oneida Nation of the Thames. The home has two, 1,000-litre water […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 202019 Views

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