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Letter to Kenora Mayor Daniel Reynard on facilitating affordable housing

July 16, 2019 Mayor Daniel Reynard and Members of Council City of Kenora City Hall, 1 Main Street South Kenora, ON P9N 3X2 Dear Mayor and Members of Council: I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to congratulate the City of Kenora on taking steps to facilitate development of shelters, social housing, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 201928 Views

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$2.16 million for West Nipissing Housing Development – Net Newsledger

June 27, 2019 Sturgeon Fall – On June 26, 2019, in Sturgeon Falls, Marc Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201928 Views

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Indigenous people in West Nipissing facing homelessness to get affordable homes – My West Nipissing Now

Jun. 27th, 2019 Indigenous people at risk of homelessness are getting new affordable housing in West Nipissing thanks to a collaborative effort by the federal and provincial governments. Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre announced the project during a sod-turning ceremony in Sturgeon Falls. In all, 14 homes are being created through $2.16 million dollars from […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 201916 Views

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Former northern Ontario chief to develop housing centres to ‘create a sense of security’ for evacuees – CBC

Derek Stephen said the housing centres will be located in Timmins and Thunder Bay Jun 20, 2019 The former chief of Kashechewan First Nation is using his experience as an evacuee to help “create a sense of security” for others who are forced to leave their community during forest fires or other emergency situations. Derek […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 201937 Views

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First Nations housing plan is moving at an unrelenting pace – Mortgage Broker News

The federal government has pledged further investment in First Nations communities, with the aim to ultimately house hundreds of thousands of Indigenous Peoples in more than 560 communities across Canada. Said plan will pay particular focus to essentials like access to potable water, improved community infrastructure, and safe, spacious homes. “Our government recognizes that Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201932 Views

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Government of Canada honours a private citizen’s contributions to address homelessness in Toronto

From: Employment and Social Development Canada May 23, 2019 Toronto, Ontario Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet, every day, vulnerable Canadians experience homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. Today, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201936 Views

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Council approves sale of Junot Avenue property for Indigenous housing – Tbnewswatch.com

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services proposes a 58-bed supportive housing facility at the site. THUNDER BAY – The sale of a north-side city-owned property to Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services has been given the go-ahead. The $320,000 transaction of the Junot Avenue property adjacent to Superior North EMS headquarters was approved on Monday night by Thunder Bay […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201935 Views

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Unlocking Home Ownership Is The Key To The Growth Of Indigenous Communities: Joseph Quesnel In The Globe And Mail – MLI

May 13, 2019 The 2019 federal budget provided incentives for middle-class Canadians to access home ownership, providing more opportunities to own the place they live. In this real-estate market, too, it’s become a way to create and unlock equity, providing another route for Canadians to grow their portfolio. But that’s a right that is taken […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201938 Views

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‘We need to protect our home first,’ says Mike Holmes Jr. in Fort William First Nation – Anishinabeknews.ca

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION—Mike Holmes Jr. encouraged Fort William citizens to build more sustainably and efficiently and to protect the environment during his April 27 presentation at the Fort William First Nation Community Centre. “We need to start thinking about protecting our home from the outside in, then we can start doing the finishes that […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 201963 Views

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First Nations sign MOUs to Address Poverty, Homelessness in Northern Ontario

TORONTO, ON (May 8, 2019): Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) signed Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) today with municipal partners to jointly develop approaches to address poverty and homelessness in northern Ontario. To the east, an MOU was signed with the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board. To the west, an MOU was signed with the Kenora […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 201944 Views

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