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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 […]

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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, 202018 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, 202023 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, 202026 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, 202022 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, 202025 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, 202020 Views

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Ground-breaking transitional home for LGBTQI2S youth to open December 1

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2020  – Friends of Ruby, the charity dedicated to LGBTQI2S youth, is thrilled to announce the opening of the Friends of Ruby Home, an innovative custom-built transitional house for LGBTQI2S young people, aged 16-29. LGBTQI2S youth face disproportionately high rates of family rejection, trauma and violence and, due to fear of exclusion […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 202021 Views

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CHRA Advocates to Expand the Rapid Housing Initiative

November 3, 2020 On October 27, CMHC released details on the new $1 billion Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI). Details of the program include: $500 million will be set aside for Canada’s 15 largest cities, and $500 million will be available to other organizations, including non-profit and Indigenous housing providers, via an application process. Eligible expenses […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 2020186 Views

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CHRA’s Indigenous Caucus Launches “For Indigenous By Indigenous” Advocacy Campaign

For many years, CHRA and the CHRA Indigenous Caucus have called on the federal government to introduce a dedicated strategy focused on urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing. However, to date, there has been no release of a dedicated strategy that addresses the housing gaps faced by the 80% of Indigenous peoples living in urban, rural […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202025 Views

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