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Government of Canada announces investment to support Canada’s network of women’s shelters

From: Status of Women Canada May 2, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department for Women and Gender Equality Women’s organizations provide vital services in our communities, supporting women and girls to be financially secure, free from violence, and able to fully participate in all aspects of our economy and society. Yet for far too long […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201949 Views

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Jacobs family opens the door to first Habitat home in Curve Lake – mykawartha.com

A family has received the keys to the first Habitat For Humanity home built in Curve Lake. On Sunday, April 28, a special ceremony was held where the keys to 76 Quinquish Rd. were handed over to Tanya and Duane Jacobs. They, along with their four children and one grandchild, will reside in the home […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 201958 Views

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CMHC: Investing in Innovative Housing Solutions – Eleven Solutions Lab Proposals to Receive Funding Through the NHS Solutions Labs

April 18, 2019 Finding solutions to housing challenges such as affordability, social inclusion, Northern and remote supports, Indigenous housing provision, and environmental sustainability is key to ensuring that more Canadians have access housing that meets their needs and that they can afford. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201962 Views

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Statement – A fundamental human right: CHRC welcomes national housing strategy legislation

April 12, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Canadian Human Rights Commission Following the tabling of the Budget Implementation Act, which includes a proposed National Housing Strategy Act, Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, issues this statement: “The Canadian Human Rights Commission welcomes the federal government’s introduction of federal housing legislation, in particular the appointment […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201965 Views

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Program welcomes housing concepts – The Chronicle Journal

The stage appears to be set to put an end to disheartening stories about dilapidated homes on remote First Nations. Indigenous Service Canada on Thursday announced a $36-million “innovation” program for housing concepts that reflect aboriginal culture, utilize traditional building techniques and emphasize energy efficiency. Of the total amount, $6 million will be made available […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201932 Views

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Community housing partnership to deliver transformative housing initiative

OTTAWA, April 11, 2019 – A national partnership of housing organizations announced today that CMHC has selected its proposal to create a Community Housing Transformation Centre supporting innovation, capacity building and long-term sustainability of community housing. This National Housing Strategy initiative will invest $68.6 million over nine years into programs, grants and resources supporting community […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201957 Views

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Jury’s still out on whether housing strategy will result in enough affordable units: Jane Londerville in the Hill Times – MLI

April 10, 2019 The Liberal government launched its National Housing Strategy to great fanfare in November 2017. Proclaimed to be the first such strategy for Canada, it is a 10-year plan with a $40-billion funding commitment. Specifics of the programs to support the strategy have since been announced. But the rollout of funds and production […]

by ahnationtalk on April 10, 201943 Views

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City of Toronto launches public consultation on the HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan

March 29, 2019 City of Toronto launches public consultation on the HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan Today Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, Chair of the Planning and Housing Committee, helped launch the City’s public consultation process for the HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan. The City is inviting residents and stakeholders to get involved and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 201947 Views

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Federal Budget commits to National Pharmacare Plan but shifts away from housing for the most marginalized

March 19, 2019 OTTAWA – The government’s new budget commits to a bold vision in some critical areas for people living in poverty in Canada – but misses the mark by extending housing dollars to promote homeownership for the middle class, when so many people in Canada are homeless and living in unaffordable, inadequate housing. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 20, 201946 Views

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First modular homes reach Cat Lake – Sioux Bulletin

On March 16, Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services (@SeamusORegan) Tweeted, “The first shipment of new modular homes has arrived in Cat Lake. Of course there is still much work to be done, but this critical work is progressing.” More than 60 players participated in a St. Patrick s Day themed Trivia Night, which was […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201956 Views

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