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Fall Economic Statement: A Disappointment for Affordable Housing and Homelessness Sector – CHRA

December 2, 2020 While the main focus of the FES was to account for COVID related accumulated expenditures to date and to set out a framework for a recovery phase, it was also expected to identify some planned initiatives and new spending in the housing and homeless area. It did not. In a brief section […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20203 Views

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Housing plan creates 20-year blueprint to solve issues in Nibinamik First Nation – CBC

Dec 02, 2020 One remote community in northwestern Ontario says it has the blueprint it needs, to solve its long standing housing issues. Nibinamik First Nation, about 450 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has an on-reserve population of about 400 people. Housing is in short supply, and many of the homes in the community are […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20203 Views

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Student Perspectives: Medical student Adrean Angles on sustainable housing – Schulich

“Our health is deeply tied to our living situation,” said Adrean Angles, MPH’15, Medicine Class of 2023. “Sustainable housing means taking control of one’s own living situation and offers a sense of freedom.” Angles converted a tobacco kiln into a 400-square-foot, off-grid home on Oneida Nation of the Thames. The home has two, 1,000-litre water […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 20202 Views

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Celebrating New Homeowners Across Canada

November 25, 2020 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada and Habitat for Humanity Canada are celebrating the progress made  through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Habitat for Humanity Canada three-year (2019 – 2021) partnership under the National Housing Co-investment Fund […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 20204 Views

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Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief Call for Action on National Housing Day

(Toronto, ON) Today, the Chiefs of Ontario and Ontario Regional Chief, RoseAnne Archibald, are calling for action on National Housing Day and reminding the provincial and federal governments of their fiduciary responsibility to be active partners with First Nations by addressing and investing in issues such as infrastructure and sustainable housing to ensure collective prosperity. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20209 Views

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Government Announces Membership of the National Housing Council

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. To support this, today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced the membership of Canada’s first National Housing Council. As a key component of the National Housing Strategy Act, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20209 Views

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Ontario Marks National Housing Day with Partnership, Progress and a Renewed Commitment to Support Vulnerable People

TORONTO – Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, issued the following statement marking National Housing Day: “On this special day I would like to acknowledge the important work done by our housing and homelessness partners across the province, and across the country, to support our most vulnerable and ensure they have a safe […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20209 Views

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Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative celebrates its first two projects moving toward construction

From: Indigenous Services Canada November 23, 2020 — Ottawa, Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Pam Damoff, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Indigenous Services Canada, congratulated all those involved in the Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative on the first two projects approved to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 20206 Views

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Canadians Strongly Support an Urban, Rural and Northern Indigenous Housing Strategy

November 20, 2020 OTTAWA – National Housing Day is Sunday, November 22, a day to recognize the important work of housing providers across Canada. To underscore the importance of housing to the over 80% of Indigenous peoples living in urban, rural and northern regions, today the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s Indigenous Caucus released the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 20, 202012 Views

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CHRA National Congress on Housing and Homelessness is Going Virtual for 2021

November 12, 2020 Having closely monitored the current COVID-19 pandemic and taking into consideration the public health guidelines and advice, CHRA has decided to organize its first-ever “virtual” Congress on Housing and Homelessness. Taking place April 27-29, 2021, CHRA is excited to welcome you to three virtual days of learning, networking and celebrating our sector! The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 20208 Views

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