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CHRA’s 2018 Pre-Budget submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee

August 8, 2017 Submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee -2018 Pre-Budget Consultations – August 2017 The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) is the voice of the affordable housing sector in Canada.  Our members include social and non-profit housing providers, homelessness organizations, co-ops, provincial and territorial housing departments, and supportive municipalities, individuals, businesses, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 10, 2017233 Views

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Curve Lake First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Celebrate Maawandoonan – Coming Together in Partnership

CURVE LAKE, ON, July 31, 2017  – A crowd of more than 180 attendees came together at the Curve Lake Community Centre to learn about details of a new partnership that will bring affordable homeownership to Curve Lake First Nation. Attendees included the Honourable Maryam Monsef (Minister of Status of Women and MP for Peterborough-Kawartha) and Adam […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2017222 Views

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Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on homes in two Ontario First Nations – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 29, 2017 By John Chidley-Hill THE CANADIAN PRESS Chief Gregory Nadjiwon was paying close attention as Habitat for Humanity broke ground on a house at the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. It marked the first time the charitable organization was building a home on a First Nations reserve in Ontario and […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2017212 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario support affordable housing in Central Ontario

BARRIE, ON July 25, 2017 — The governments of Canada and Ontario announced the funding of affordable housing developments in Barrie, Orillia, Muskoka, and Simcoe and Dufferin Counties at an event at 98 Penetanguishene Road in Barrie today. This new facility provides 38 units of affordable housing for seniors. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017210 Views

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Northern Ontario receives affordable housing funding – Daily Commercial News

Jul 24, 2017 TIMMINS, ONT. — The governments of Canada and Ontario have announced funding for a variety of affordable housing facilities in northeastern Ontario. The funding was announced earlier this month at the Timmins Native Friendship Centre, which received $3 million in combined federal and provincial funding through the Investment in Affordable Housing agreement. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2017269 Views

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Partnering with Indigenous communities to help alleviate the housing crisis

Canada is continually ranked one of the top countries in the world for its standard of living, but for many Indigenous people, and particularly those living on reserves or in the Inuit homeland, Canada is a very different place. For example, the latest data from Canada’s National Household Survey (NHS)revealed that First Nations people are four […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 2017245 Views

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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate affordable housing in northeastern Ontario

TIMMINS, ONTARIO, July 13, 2017 — The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping people in communities across northeastern Ontario by funding of a variety of affordable housing facilities in the region. The announcement was held at the Timmins Native Friendship Centre, which received over $3 million in combined federal and provincial funding through the Investment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 13, 2017199 Views

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Manitoba Invests in Home Ownership Programs for Families

July 12, 2017 More Manitoba families will have the opportunity to become homeowners following a $1-million investment in affordable home ownership projects, Families Minister Scott Fielding announced today. “This investment will make home ownership a reality for dozens of families who may have otherwise thought it was out of their reach,” said Fielding.  “Our government’s […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 2017289 Views

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Government of Canada Supports Six-unit Housing Project at Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory

July 12, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada All Canadians should have the security of a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is making historic investments toward improving the condition of housing in First Nation communities, reducing overcrowding and increasing health and safety. Today the Minister of Indigenous and […]

by pmnationtalk on July 12, 2017207 Views

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Habitat for Humanity dedicates four homes to the Indigenous community – Breakfast Television Toronto

Mary Bone, CEO for Habitat for Humanity shares what the group is building this week. Four houses are dedicated to the Indigenous community. The overall goal is to complete 150 houses for Canada 150. Read More: http://www.bttoronto.ca/videos/habitat-for-humanity-dedicates-four-homes-to-the-indigenous-community/

by ahnationtalk on July 12, 2017191 Views

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