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Province invests in mass timber project for new student housing at BCIT

Students attending the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in the coming years will have access to hundreds of new, affordable, and environmentally friendly on-campus housing beds. “Students throughout the province have told our government the lack of affordable housing has stood in the way of their education and aspirations, and we committed to fixing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202069 Views

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Basket-weaving tradition inspires Indigenous housing design – Journal of Commerce

A Passive House social housing project for Indigenous people that will feature a one-of-a-kind wood design is being proposed in Vancouver by consulting firm M’akola Development Services. When complete, the envelope, architectural articulation and balconies of the building will give it the look of a big basket, testament to the basket-weaving tradition of the Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 202096 Views

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Squamish Nation: Notice of Rental Housing Construction: Fourplex and Duplex on Capilano IR #5

Squamish Nation Members have repeatedly ranked housing as their number 1 priority. In recent years, demand has increased for a range of housing types to support smaller families. In response, the Squamish Nation Council has approved for construction six rental town house units on Capilano IR5. The six units will be constructed within a fourplex […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2020193 Views

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National strategy could reset urban Indigenous housing, but some say more is needed – CBC

Some advocates say affordable housing must find a new and sustainable model Sep 17, 2020 Patti Doyle-Bedwell still remembers how it felt to be a poor student in subsidized housing, fighting with her landlord to get the sink fixed. “It’s like you’re not worthy of anything. That was the way I felt all the time. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202050 Views

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Affordable rental homes on the way for people in Keremeos

Sept. 15, 2020 KEREMEOS – Construction is starting on 43 affordable rental homes in Keremeos for families, seniors and people with disabilities, through a partnership between the Province and the Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS). “The previous government chose to ignore the housing crisis and they left people behind,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 2020120 Views

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Government of Canada and Atikameksheng Anishnawbek celebrates groundbreaking of new housing project

From: Indigenous Services Canada September 15, 2020 — Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, Traditional territory of the Ojibwe and Anishinabek, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada A fundamental need for every individual is a safe and healthy home. The government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to develop innovative housing initiatives to reduce overcrowding and enhance […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202072 Views

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New Supportive Homes Planned for Westbank First Nation – AM 1150

New homeless supports could be coming to Westbank First Nation. A rezoning application for 52 supportive homes at 3235 Cougar Road has received its first reading and is heading to public consultation. The homes would be overseen by Turning Points Collaborative Society with meal programs, skills training, and health and wellness supports. More information about […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202052 Views

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Whistler celebrates 45th anniversary with a new vision

WHISTLER – The Resort Municipality of Whistler celebrates its 45th anniversary this year with a historic agreement that changes the economic landscape for the municipality and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Líl̓wat Nations as they move towards reconciliation. “Whistler’s 45th anniversary as a resort municipality is an exciting milestone to celebrate their past, along with a new […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2020236 Views

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Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Sault Ste. Marie – OAHS

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario – Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That’s why the governments of Canada and Ontario are providing $2.9 million to help construct 15 units of housing in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will ensure more Indigenous women and children have access to affordable housing in their community. Details […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202022 Views

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Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Sault Ste. Marie

September 3, 2020 SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario – Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That’s why the governments of Canada and Ontario are providing $2.9 million to help construct 15 units of housing in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will ensure more Indigenous women and children have access to affordable housing in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202067 Views

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