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AFN Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse Presses Urgent Action at Meeting with Federal, Provincial, Territorial Ministers of Housing

AFN Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse Presses Urgent Action at Meeting with Federal, Provincial, Territorial Ministers of Housing June 27, 2022 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse participated in a meeting today with Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) Ministers of Housing and National Indigenous Organizations (NIOs), calling for more investments and support […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 20228 Views

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Canada supports housing for Indigenous peoples in Kingston

June 22, 2022 Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, marked the grand opening of a transitional housing building in support of Indigenous individuals and families living in Kingston. Located at 113 Lower Union Street, the new building is comprised of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202210 Views

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Students build tiny homes for a First Nations community – CHCH

June 21, 2022 Over 200 students from across Halton built five tiny homes this school year at a cost of around $100,000 each. The homes are in partnership with Habitat for Humanity and will be sent to a First Nations community in the Bruce Peninsula. The tiny homes are only 230 square feet but they […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 20225 Views

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Overcoming the Challenges Facing Rural, Remote and Northern Communities – CHRA

June 16, 2022 This past April, the 2022 CHRA National Congress featured an amazing lineup of sessions that delved into some of the biggest issues facing Canada’s housing and homelessness sector. Speakers Zain Abedin, then Director of Community Development with the Rural Development Network and Magda Barrera, Senior Housing Policy Advisor with the Advocacy Centre […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 20228 Views

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City of Kingston: City issues Housing and Social Services Report for 2021

The City of Kingston’s Housing and Social Services team invites community members to learn more about the incredible work achieved last year, by reading the2021 Housing and Social Services Report. “The COVID-19 pandemic continued to present challenges for staff and service providers working with our community in 2021. Our teams met these challenges by adjusting […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202213 Views

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Feds on track to miss Indigenous housing targets, Commons committee warns – APTN News

Jun 15, 2022 Trudeau promised to close infrastructure gap by decade’s end but it won’t happen at the current rate of investment says report Indigenous Services Canada is on track to miss its 2030 target to close the infrastructure gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities, according to the House of Commons committee on Indigenous affairs. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202278 Views

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FWFN turned down on funding for LTC home – TBNewsWatch.com

Application for $25 million to support an elder care facility for Robinson-Superior area First Nations not approved. FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION – The Chief of Fort William First Nation has called the rejection of a $25 million funding application to support a proposed long-term care home in the community “disheartening,” but said efforts to make […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20227 Views

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‘Our people are dying’: Complaint filed with Canada’s advocate over lack of safe housing – APTN News

Jun 14, 2022 A group of women from various groups across the country stood by the Centennial Flame at the entrance to Parliament Hill and announced that they’ve filed a complaint with the Federal Housing Advocate over systemic issues and barriers facing Indigenous Peoples across the country. “This Claim acknowledges that the current homelessness crisis, […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 20227 Views

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MNO Housing Census- Coming Soon!

June 14, 2022 The Métis Nation of Ontario is excited to share that we will begin our very first Housing Census on June 20, 2022. The census will count the number of Métis households. It will also gather what housing supports are needed and how to improve the housing conditions of MNO Citizens. You will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202210 Views

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Women & Gender-diverse Lived Experts Deliver Urgent Human Rights Claims to Federal Housing Advocate

Women & Gender-diverse Lived Experts Deliver Urgent Human Rights Claims to Federal Housing Advocate Women and Indigenous groups push for system-wide federal policy changes to address growing housing crisis experienced by women, girls and gender-diverse people OTTAWA, ON (June 14, 2022): Today, the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network (WNHHN) and the Indigenous women-led Keepers […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 20229 Views

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