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Cat Lake Declares State of Emergency

THUNDER BAY, ON (January 18, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler is calling for a coordinated response by the federal and provincial governments as Cat Lake First Nation has declared a state of emergency due to life-threatening housing conditions in the remote community. “It is unacceptable that the people of Cat Lake suffer […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 20194 Views

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Final homelessness report presented – Sarnia and Lambton County This Week

January 14, 2019 More affordable housing, community collaboration and outreach are needed to combat homelessness within Chatham-Kent, municipal councillors heard on Monday. Chantal Perry, program manager for employment and social services, presented the final homelessness registry report. Registry week took place in April of last year. She noted that while many people might have a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 20195 Views

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Habitat for Humanity hands over keys to family of three in Tyendinaga – Globalnews.ca

January 10, 2019 Just in time for her birthday, a mother of two is now the owner of a new home in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. Amy Maracle and her two children were handed keys on Thursday in a ceremony by the Habitat for Humanity, Prince Edward-Hastings chapter. Maracle, who had been desperately searching for a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 201912 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Webequie First Nation on the completion of multiple housing projects

From: Indigenous Services Canada January 10, 2019 – Webequie First Nation, Treaty 9 Territory, ON – Indigenous Services Canada Everyone should have access to a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is working in partnership with First Nation communities to build new and renovated housing, reduce overcrowding, and enhance the quality of life […]

by ahnationtalk on January 10, 20198 Views

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How straw homes could help solve the First Nations housing crisis – TVO

Indigenous communities across the province are dealing with inadequate housing. Farmers’ fields may hold the answer Jan. 08, 2019 You’ve probably seen the pale-yellow bales of straw dotting farmers’ fields throughout Ontario. The remnants of cereal harvests, they can be used as fodder and biofuel — and, increasingly, as construction material, forming and insulating the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 8, 201913 Views

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Announcing a New Professional First Nations Housing Association

Announcing a New Professional First Nations Housing Association A new First Nations professional group will begin work on January 1, 2019. This new group is the First Nations Housing Professionals Association (FNHPA) or Association des professionnels de l’habitation des Premières Nations (APHPN). The FNHPA is a national not-for-profit voluntary association whose purpose is to provide […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 201856 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates the Anishinabe of Wauzhushk Onigum Nation on the completion of two new triplexes

From: Indigenous Services Canada News release December 5, 2018 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada All Canadians should have access to safe and healthy homes. The Government of Canada is committed to improving housing conditions in First Nations communities, reducing overcrowding and enhancing quality of life for families and residents. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201825 Views

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Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee leaders working to make progress on shared priorities including housing and food security

December 4, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Crown-Indigenous Relations Canada The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, Dominic LeBlanc, and the President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Natan Obed and Inuit leaders, were pleased to gather on November 29 for the sixth meeting of the Inuit-Crown Partnership […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 201821 Views

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Government of Canada Provides Housing Support for Almost 1 Million Canadian Families

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home.  That is why, starting in Budget 2016, the Government of Canada made significant investments to build more affordable housing and to make housing more affordable across Canada. Since 2016, the Government of Canada has invested more than $5.7 billion across Canada. These investments have helped […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201824 Views

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Housing Research Award Recipients Recognized for Shaping the Future of Housing in Canada

November 22, 2018 The Government of Canada through the CMHC Housing Research Awards program under the National Housing Strategy (NHS) is proud to recognize three Canadian researchers for their world-class housing research initiatives which are helping to shape the future of housing in Canada. The three award recipients were announced during this week’s National Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 201813 Views

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