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Indigenous groups seek ‘proportional’ support, funding to fight homelessness – BayToday

‘Our organizations are consistently left to deliver services with only a fraction of the funding that is allocated to mainstream services.’ A coalition, led by the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre (NBIFC), and including the Native People of Nipissing Housing Corporation and the North Bay Indigenous Hub, has released a paper titled Housing our Community: […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20214 Views

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OAHS Issues a Request for Proposal Seeking a Proponent for the Design and Construction of Modular Housing in White River, ON

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) is requesting from our qualified proponents to design and construct affordable, modular housing in the Town of White River. This Short Form Request for Tender (“RFT”) is an invitation to qualified proponents to submit firm quotes to provide a turn-key development including all supply and services provided in this RFT. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 25, 20218 Views

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Canada Announces Support for Rapid Housing in Toronto

January 15, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery as major municipalities across the country including the City of Toronto are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202112 Views

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City of Toronto creates new shelter design guidelines building on best practices and advice from those with lived experience

The City of Toronto has created new Shelter Design Guidelines based on extensive consultation that lays out best practices in the design of new permanent shelters in Toronto. The Guidelines include a broad range of areas from design approaches and principles, through to functional components of the building, environmental design and materials and finishes. The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20219 Views

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Federal government invests nearly $40 million of additional funding to respond to needs of those experiencing or at risk of homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic

From: Employment and Social Development Canada January 12, 2021              Ottawa, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada The COVID-19 pandemic in Canada is having real, tangible public health, economic, and safety impacts on all Canadians. That is why the Government of Canada is taking […]

by ahnationtalk on January 12, 20219 Views

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Canadian Women”s Foundation: New Grants Address Rising Risk of Abuse in the Pandemic

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2020  – With a $19.6 million investment from the Government of Canada’s Department of Women and Gender Equality (WAGE), the Canadian Women’s Foundation is launching a new grants program entitled Safer + Stronger Grants. The program addresses the rising risks of gender-based violence in the pandemic and ensures critical services continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202028 Views

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Government of Canada announces agreement with the Canadian Women’s Foundation and Women’s Shelters Canada to provide funding for gender-based violence supports

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada December 17, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Women and Gender Equality Canada Across Canada, organizations providing services to women and children experiencing gender-based violence (GBV) are dealing with extraordinary circumstances as violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, has intensified as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 202026 Views

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Government of Canada announces support for Rapid Housing in London

December 16, 2020 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery as major cities across the country, including London, are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing needs. Today, Kate Young, Parliamentary […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 202019 Views

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Support from Rapid Housing Initiative in the City of Ottawa

December 8, 2020 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery as major cities across the country including Ottawa are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, the Honourable Ahmed […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202024 Views

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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, 202026 Views

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