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Mobile homes could be on way to community – The Chronicle Journal

March 15, 2019 An attempt was to be made Thursday to finally start bringing 10 mobile homes to Cat Lake First Nation by a winter ice road, to provide relief to residents affected by the remote reserve’s ongoing black-mould crisis. A Manitoba-based contractor was expected to transport the homes on flatbed trucks along the 165-kilometre […]

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Statement: Minister of Indigenous Services and Cat Lake First Nation sign final Memorandum of Agreement to address housing and health challenges

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (March 14, 2019) — Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement regarding the signing of the final Memorandum of Agreement with Cat Lake First Nation: “Earlier today, Chief Keewaykapow, the councilors of Cat Lake First Nation, representatives from Windigo First Nations Council and I signed the final […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 201934 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Northwestern Ontario

March 12, 2019 Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing More people will now have a place to call home in Northwestern Ontario. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $14.4 million to create 127 more affordable housing units through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement. The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Member of Parliament […]

by pmnationtalk on March 12, 201932 Views

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Canada’s Indigenous Housing Strategy Fails To Address Urban Populations – Huffington Post Canada

The majority of Indigenous housing interests is missing in the government’s response to the housing crisis in Canada. March 12, 2019 The last several years have been trumpeted as a period of reflection and transformation by the Government of Canada in its relationship with Indigenous Peoples. In 2016 the government officially removed its objector status […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 201929 Views

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Ontario Taking Steps to Create New Housing in Kenora

March 11, 2019 Ontario’s Government is putting Ontarians first by supporting Kenora’s Indigenous community with new housing and support services. Today, Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing was joined by Greg Rickford, Minister of Indigenous Affairs and Member of Provincial Parliament for Kenora-Rainy River to announce a $4.5 million provincial investment to help […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 201942 Views

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New association to focus on Indigenous housing – Northern Ontario Business

First Nations Housing Community to bridge gaps between communities, government, industry A new Indigenous organization is aiming to take a holistic approach to housing in First Nation communities. The First Nations Housing Community (FNHC) is designed to support First Nation communities in managing their housing programs, while bridging the gaps between First Nations, government, and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 28, 201930 Views

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Navigating the Toronto housing crisis as an Indigenous person – CBC

For Beausoleil First Nation man, apartment hunting in tight rental market is ‘demoralizing and dehumanizing’ Feb 24, 2019 For Richard Peters, trying to move into one of the country’s most volatile housing markets as an Indigenous man came with challenges he never anticipated. Originally from Beausoleil First Nation, Peters was living in Ottawa when he […]

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Cat Lake reaches deal with Ottawa to start improving housing situation – Sudbury.com

THUNDER BAY – Cat Lake First Nation has reached a deal with the federal government for support after the community declared a state of emergency last month amid a crisis resulting from inadequate housing and mould-related health complications. The two sides signed the interim framework agreement, which outlines a plan to repair and replace 57 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 201946 Views

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Minister of Indigenous Services and Cat Lake First Nation sign interim framework agreement to address housing and health challenges

OTTAWA, ONTARIO  (February 21, 2019) – Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement regarding today’s meeting with Cat Lake First Nation: “Supporting the health and safety of the people of Cat Lake is our first priority. Earlier today, I met with Chief Matthew Keewaykapow of Cat Lake First Nation […]

by pmnationtalk on February 22, 201966 Views

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Liberals promise $638M for urban Indigenous housing – CTV News

February 20, 2019 OTTAWA – The federal government is planning to spend $638 million on housing for Indigenous people in cities and urban centres. The money is part of the Liberals’ $40-billion housing plan, which is spread over 10 years and aims to reduce homelessness by half. Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos and Indigenous Services […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 201943 Views

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