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Update – Housing Crisis in Cat Lake Nears End – Net Newsledger

December 19, 2019 CAT LAKE FIRST NATION – The new homes delivered last February to Cat Lake First Nation should be available to residents of the northern Ontario community by February 2020. Speaking with Band Councillor Derek Spence things are progressing well with help from NAN and the Windigo Tribal Council that saw the homes […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201926 Views

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SAVE THE DATE – 2020 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow

SAVE THE DATE – 2020 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting its 2020 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow on March 10-12, 2020, in Toronto, Ontario, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. The forum will host plenary sessions and interactive workshops on the long-term […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201919 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Sign Canada’s First Housing Benefit

December 19, 2019 Toronto, ON — Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in 2017 the Federal Government launched the National Housing Strategy (NHS) and in 2018 the Province of Ontario signed the bilateral agreement on housing. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development […]

by ahnationtalk on December 19, 201918 Views

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Province dishing out $40 million for Indigenous off-reserve housing – Sudbury.com

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark unveils new program at Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre Friday The provincial government unveiled its new $40 million program to expand off-reserve housing to urban centres across the province during an announcement at the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre Friday. The Rural and Urban Indigenous Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 201918 Views

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Ontario Reaches New Agreement to Provide More Indigenous Housing Off-Reserve

December 13, 2019 Sault Ste. Marie — Ontario is investing in a new program to expand off-reserve housing to urban centres. This will give Indigenous people living in both large and small communities across the province better access to affordable housing and supports.The new Rural and Urban Indigenous Housing program will invest $8 million annually […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 201921 Views

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OAHS: Statement on National Urban Indigenous Housing Strategy

December 11, 2019 This statement is the result of a strategic meeting between leaders from Indigenous communities across Canada, urban Indigenous housing and homelessness service providers, and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha (the Rapporteur). … As the newly formed federal government opens parliament, on International Human Rights […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 201930 Views

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Study: Housing, income and residential dissimilarity among Indigenous people in Canadian cities

Released: 2019-12-10 The most recent census counted 1.67 million Indigenous people in Canada in 2016, or 4.9% of the total population. About half (44%) of the Indigenous population—representing 731,480 First Nations people, Métis and Inuit—lived in one of 49 urban areas large enough to be divided into neighbourhoods (or census tracts). A new study, “Results from the 2016 Census: Housing, income and residential dissimilarity among Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201913 Views

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Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Homeownership Program – Apply Now!

Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Homeownership Program component aims to assist low to moderate income off-reserve Indigenous renter households to purchase affordable homes by providing down payment and closing cost assistance in the form of a forgivable loan. Funding is provided as a down payment and closing cost assistance loan for eligible purchasers. Assistance is forgiven in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 201925 Views

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CHRA Board of Directors Approves New 4 Year Strategic Plan

December 5, 2019 On November 13, the CHRA Board of Directors approved a new 4-year Strategic Plan (PDF) to guide the organization between 2020 and 2024. The Plan was developed with the input of members, the CHRA Board of Directors, and staff. It contains five Key Result Areas – Advocacy, Policy and Research, Member Services, Strategic Partnerships, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 201921 Views

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Aboriginal Housing purchases Gore Bay’s Woods Lane Apartments – Manitoulin Expositor

December 4, 2019 ESPANOLA – The Sudbury Manitoulin District Services Board (DSB) gave the green light to the sale of the Woods Lane Apartments building in Gore Bay, along with an adjacent vacant lot, to Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services for one dollar apiece, during its November 28 board meeting in Espanola. “Basically, this organization has […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201918 Views

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