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Government of Canada applauds completion of housing projects in Grassy Narrows First Nation and Brunswick House First Nation

April 13, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is making historic investments to improve housing in First Nation communities to reduce overcrowding and better safeguard the health and safety of residents. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated two Ontario First Nations on the completion of […]

by pmnationtalk on April 13, 2018179 Views

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Federal, provincial and territorial ministers endorse new housing partnership framework

TORONTO, April 9, 2018 – Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers responsible for housing met today to endorse a multilateral Housing Partnership Framework* (Partnership), further advancing the National Housing Strategy (NHS), and setting the foundation for federal, provincial and territorial governments to work together toward achieving a long-term shared vision for housing. Federal, provincial and territorial governments are primary […]

by pmnationtalk on April 10, 2018118 Views

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Provinces, territories agree to billions in spending on Liberal housing strategy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Apr 9, 2018 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Provinces and territories have agreed to fund a key financial pillar supporting the Trudeau Liberals’ decade-long housing strategy, vowing to spend billions to repair and build social housing units and create a new rental benefit. Several of the key programs in the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 2018144 Views

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Right to housing to be mainstay of $40B national housing plan, Duclos says – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 26, 2018  OTTAWA _ The federal minister in charge of a decade-long housing strategy says the plan will be based on a “right to housing” as he faces criticism the Liberals are watering down the pledge. Characterizing housing as a human right was meant to provide recourse _ either through tribunals or […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 2018103 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate affordable housing in Durham Region

OSHAWA, ON, March 23, 2018 — More families, seniors and Indigenous peoples in Durham Region will now have a place to call home. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $44 million to create more than 358 affordable housing units in the area. Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Member of Parliament for Whitby, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, […]

by pmnationtalk on March 26, 2018121 Views

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Government of Canada Launches Consultations on the Human Rights-Based Approach to Housing

TORONTO, ONTARIO, March 14, 2018 — So that more Canadians have access to a safe and affordable place to call home, the Government of Canada is taking further steps to recognize and progressively realize a human rights-based approach to housing. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2018204 Views

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Habitat’s Most Ambitious Build Yet – Bayshore Broadcasting

March 8, 2018 Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce is preparing for their biggest home build in Neyaashiinigmiing, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. You could say it’s their most ambitious build to date. Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce is preparing for their biggest home build in Neyaashiinigmiing, Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. In fact, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2018162 Views

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News Release – City of Toronto recognizes the 2018 Affordable Housing Champions

March 2, 2018 City of Toronto recognizes the 2018 Affordable Housing Champions Today, Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão recognized 18 housing organizations as Toronto’s 2018 Affordable Housing Champions. The awards were presented at the City’s Affordable Housing Committee meeting to non-profit and private sector organizations with rental and ownership affordable housing developments […]

by pmnationtalk on March 2, 2018162 Views

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Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services expands services with transfer of 263 housing units

February 23, 2018 (Hamilton, Ontario) – Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) will expand its provision of rental services through the transfer of 263 housing units to OAHS on April 3, 2018. These units will be transferred to OAHS from Urban Native Homes Incorporated (UNHI), an Indigenous non-profit housing provider in Hamilton. This transfer to OAHS […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018191 Views

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Budget to outline Indigenous housing plan – TheRecord.com

OTTAWA — Indigenous communities will find themselves with a long-term funding commitment in next week’s federal budget worth hundreds of millions of dollars to address the most acute housing situation in the country, say sources familiar with the measure. The acute housing shortage in Indigenous communities has meant that homes are often overcrowded and in […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018151 Views

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