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OAG: Special Examination—Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Ottawa, 20 July 2018—The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has made public the report of the special examination conducted jointly by the Office of the Auditor General of Canada and Ernst & Young Limited Liability PartnershipLLP. The examination covered the Corporation’s systems and practices for the period between 1 March 2017 and 29 December 2017. Under the Financial Administration […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 20183 Views

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A special place to call home for Indigenous homeless – The Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton program that helps homeless Indigenous people find housing wins transformative change award For the first time in about 10 years, Tyler Steadman celebrated a birthday with cake among friends. “It was embarrassing, but it felt great,” said Steadman, who turned 40 two weeks ago. The start of his fourth decade also marks a transition […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 20182 Views

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Kenora District Services Board releases results of first period homelessness prevalence count – Kenora Daily Miner and News

July 4, 2018 The vast majority of people experiencing homelessness in Kenora district communities identifies as Indigenous, according to information gathered by the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB). The data comes from the KDSB’s first period prevalence count of homelessness in each of the nine municipalities of the Kenora district, which was done through the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 4, 20187 Views

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CMHC: Pilot Project to bring new homes to Neyaashiinigmiing 27

Neyaashiinigmiing 27, Ontario, June 28, 2018 An official groundbreaking ceremony was held today for new housing coming to Neyaashiinigmiing 27 through a unique initiative between the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce and the Government of Canada. Community members from Neyaashiinigmiing 27 and Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce volunteers will build four, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 29, 20188 Views

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Media Advisory – The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and the Government of Canada to make housing announcement

NEYAASHIINIGMIING, ON, June 26, 2018 – The Government of Canada, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation and Habitat for Humanity will be making an announcement related to housing on June 28, 2018. Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing and Urban Affairs), Greg […]

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 20185 Views

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UN housing watchdog chides Liberals for watering down rights in housing strategy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 25, 2018 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ A United Nations housing watchdog is taking the Liberals to task over what she sees as the government’s about-face on a promise to put a human rights lens on its housing strategy. In a scathing letter, Leilani Farha, the UN special rapporteur […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 20185 Views

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Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy

The Government of Canada announces strategy to reduce chronic homelessness by 50% over the next ten years June 11, 2018              Toronto, Ontario                      Employment and Social Development Canada Homelessness has an economic and social impact on every community in Canada. The Government of Canada is committed to helping those who are in need and believes […]

by pmnationtalk on June 11, 20186 Views

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Liberals loosen purse strings on cornerstone homelessness program – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Jun 11, 2018  TORONTO – Cities working to get homeless Canadians off the streets and into homes will given more money and fewer spending restrictions under a revamp of the Liberal government’s centrepiece homelessness program. The Liberals took a long look at the program after hearing complaints from cities about […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 20186 Views

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Liberals look at building affordable housing for homeless veterans – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 6, 2018  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government is considering whether to foot the bill for the construction of affordable housing units as part of a fresh push to help military veterans get off the streets, documents obtained by The Canadian Press indicate. The idea of expanding […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201811 Views

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Indigenous housing organization looks to partner with Thunder Bay, acquire land for development – CBC

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services’s request to be studied by city staff, report due June 18 Jun 06, 2018 City administration in Thunder Bay, Ont., will take a closer look at a proposal by a First Nations housing organization to acquire land in the city to build affordable places to live. Councillors heard a deputation on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 201810 Views

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