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Ontario Providing More Affordable Housing in Barrie

Province’s investment will create safe and secure housing for Indigenous families at risk of homelessness September 29, 2022 Barrie — The Ontario government is providing more than $800,000 to help create two affordable housing units in Barrie. Through a partnership between the Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services and the Barrie Native Friendship Centre, this investment will help […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202223 Views

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Emergency Housing Repair Funds Available to Band Members Impacted by Hurricane Fiona

September 28, 2022 In the days following one of the worst storms to hit our shores, we are reflecting on the struggles now faced by individuals and families who have lost their homes and belongings.  It is a difficult moment to be sure, and our thoughts and prayers are with those facing these challenges. At […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202224 Views

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Partnership to result in new housing at Elsipogtog First Nation

28 September 2022 ELSIPOGTOG (GNB) – The provincial government and Elsipogtog First Nation are partnering to add dozens of housing units to the community. The arrangement includes plans for 20 community-owned units and five individual-owned units per year, over the next five years. The government will pay Elsipogtog a percentage of the net profits from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202224 Views

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OAHS Issues a Request for Proposal for Consulting, Design, Site Plan & Engineering Services For Design and Development in Thunder Bay

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) is requesting proposals for consulting, detailed design, site plan and engineering services for design and development in Thunder Bay. In February of 2022, OAHS took possession of vacant, green field property located at 1040 Huron Avenue in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The intent of this development is to build 70 affordable […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202229 Views

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Government of Yukon and partners to meet at Housing Summit 2022

26/09/2022 The Government of Yukon will host the Housing Summit 2022 in collaboration with community housing partners on October 4, 2022. This year’s Summit focus is on housing vulnerable individuals, showcasing innovative housing solutions within the Yukon and Canada, and advancing proposed actions in response to recommendations from the 2022 Office of the Auditor General […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 202228 Views

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More housing is ‘needed, really needed’ for Indigenous people in Sask., report says – The Star Phoenix

“It’s too bad the government can’t come spend a week here and see what we deal with.” Sep 22, 2022 A new report from Statistics Canada has found many Indigenous people in Canada struggling to find safe, quality housing. In Saskatchewan, researchers, advocates and community members know how serious the problem is. “I wish we […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202268 Views

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Indigenous Caucus: Member voices – CHRA

Indigenous Caucus: Member voices This summer, CHRA’s Indigenous Caucus Director, Kimberley Brown, embarked on a member survey to gauge four areas of the Indigenous Caucus membership. Based on the medicine wheel teachings, this survey focused on four areas of membership: individual, family, community, nation. A sincere thank you to those who offered their time and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202261 Views

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Housing conditions among First Nations people, Métis and Inuit in Canada from the 2021 Census

September 21, 2022 Highlights In 2021, over one in six Indigenous people (17.1%) lived in crowded housing that was considered not suitable for the number of people who lived there. The share of Indigenous people living in crowded housing declined overall among all three groups (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) from 2016 to 2021, including […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202220 Views

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Indigenous people more likely to have housing issues as population grows: StatCan – CTV News

WINNIPEG – Angela Klassen Janeczko calls out to a young woman sitting behind a building in downtown Winnipeg to see if she needs any water or food. They know each other by name and Janeczko has seen the young Indigenous woman struggle with housing and addiction for more than year. Janeczko works with the Bear […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202234 Views

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Does a housing-secure Canada include Indigenous communities? – Canada’s National Observer

September 21st 2022 Across Canada, Indigenous communities were instructed to “stay home” in housing conditions known to be actively hazardous to Indigenous families’ health. Two pandemic years and a national tragedy or two later, the federal Liberal government has unveiled its $4.3-billion plan to address the long-known disaster that is Indigenous Community Housing. For Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202242 Views

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