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Trent U – Building Community: Durham GTA Staff Participate in Habitat for Humanity Indigenous Build

Sep. 21, 2018 ”We are honoured to be part of such an important day,” said Dr. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, director of the First Peoples House of Learning at Trent, speaking of Trent’s involvement in Habitat for Humanity Durham’s recent Indigenous build. “This is about more than just having a roof over your head. This day was […]

by pmnationtalk on September 21, 20183 Views

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Celebrity sweat equity in Welland – Newstalk 610 CKTB

The Habitat build in Welland has received some celebrity sweat equity. TV personality Scott McGillivray helped build homes yesterday, alongside Women Build volunteers, Indigenous students and future Habitat homeowners. The Habitat for Humanity Canada ambassador was at the Afton Ave. multi-home project with six lucky volunteers who won a contest to build alongside the HGTV […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 20185 Views

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Over 300 000 Ontario Families have a safe and affordable place to live thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada Since 2016

Toronto, Ontario, September 14, 2018 The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that all Canadians have a safe and affordable place to call home. Building on the positive steps taken in Budget 2016, last fall the Government of Canada announced Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy (NHS). The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 20188 Views

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Government of Canada takes concrete action to address homelessness in London

From: Employment and Social Development Canada September 10, 2018 London, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada One of the most important roles of the Government of Canada is to support vulnerable Canadians, including those who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The Government of Canada supports communities developing innovative solutions to prevent and reduce homelessness. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 201810 Views

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Bruce County Homelessness Survey Findings – 98 the Beach

Sep 10, 2018 Eleven people took the survey and nine were under the age of 31. Bruce County needs to deal with the homeless, particularly among youth and Indigenous people. The initial result comes from a homeless survey done during a week in late April and presented September 6th to the Bruce County Human Services […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 20186 Views

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CHRA’s Fall 2018 Indigenous Quarterly Honours Don McBain – OAHS

September 7, 2018 The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s (CHRA) Indigenous Housing Caucus was established in 2013 in recognition of the large number of Indigenous-led and Indigenous-serving organizations who are CHRA members, as a means to work together for better housing for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people living in northern, rural, and urban areas. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201810 Views

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Ginoogaming Gets Federal Housing Funding – Magic 99.9

August 19, 2018 Ginoogaming First Nation recently completed three new duplexes in their community. It’s thanks to funding from the federal government, they provided over $873,000 toward the building of these new units and $75,000 to service building lots. In addition to the new structures, the First Nation also completed renovations to 10 existing homes […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 201811 Views

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Open letter urges Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing

OTTAWA, Aug. 14, 2018 – At a press conference in Ottawa today advocates released an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau signed by over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians urging the Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing by enshrining that right in upcoming National Housing Strategy legislation. The […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201823 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Ginoogaming First Nation on the completion of their housing projects

From: Indigenous Services Canada August, 14, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is making historic investments to improve housing in First Nation communities, reduce overcrowding, and better safeguard the health and safety of residents. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Ginoogaming First Nation on the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201815 Views

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Former Pinewood School to become home for single mothers in Dryden, Ont. – CBC

Dryden Urban Indigenous Homeward Bound Program to initially serve 7 families Aug 07, 2018 An old elementary school in Dryden, Ont., will once again have children roaming the halls but this time, those kids will live at the school, along with their mothers. The former Pinewood School was purchased by the Kenora District Services Board, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201815 Views

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