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City Council moves to rapidly build new affordable and supportive homes for Toronto’s most vulnerable with $203 million federal investment

Following this week’s announcement from the Government of Canada that the City of Toronto will receive $203.3 million through the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI), today City Council approved Mayor John Tory’s motion directing staff to take the next steps to plan and implement the work needed to move forward. The RHI is delivering $1 billion […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202021 Views

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Matawa Non-Profit Housing Celebrates Grand Opening of Social Housing Units in Thunder Bay

October 23, 2020 MATAWA NON-PROFIT HOUSINGTO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF SOCIAL HOUSING UNITS IN THUNDER BAY THUNDER BAY, ON:  Matawa Non-Profit Housing Corporation (MNPHC) today celebrated the opening of 8 new rent-geared-to-income (RGI) housing units in Thunder Bay. The one-bedroom units will all be occupied at the end of the month.  The opening of the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 2020115 Views

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Technical Reports – Housing Unit – October 2020

Technical Reports – Housing Unit – October 2020 The AFN is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Updates. 1.What has the Housing Unit worked on over the last quarter? Over the last quarter, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Housing Unit continued to work towards two activities to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202035 Views

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Proportional funding essential for homeless Indigenous people in North Bay – Anishinabek News

October 23, 2020 NORTH BAY— Services for people who are homeless are needed now more than ever. And this is why Suswin Housing Navigator Workers are important and very much needed in the community. A final report for the Ontario Trillium Foundation called Finding Home with Suswin lays out the dire situation. Indigenous Peoples make […]

by ahnationtalk on October 23, 202029 Views

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Media Advisory – Matawa Non-Profit Housing to Celebrate Grand Opening of Social Housing Units in Thunder Bay

October 22, 2020 THUNDER BAY, ON: Matawa Non-Profit Housing (MNPHC) will be hosting a grand opening of a number of social housing units in Thunder Bay. The event will adhere to province-wide COVID-19 protocols and .11 include a limited number of participants. Robinson Meshake, President of MNPHC and other members of the MNPHC voluntary Board […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202042 Views

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Contractor promotes retrofits as partial solution to First Nation housing crisis – CBC

Oct 16, 2020 A contracting company working in remote First Nations says one solution to the housing crisis impacting many communities is to renovate what’s already there. Many remote communities have homes that are vacant, said James Gillingham, the president of Total Construction Management and Consultants Inc. Gillingham’s company is working in a number of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 202042 Views

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Government of Canada accelerates investments in shelters, transition housing and other organizations providing gender-based violence supports and services

From: Women and Gender Equality Canada October 2, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Women and Gender Equality Canada The COVID‑19 pandemic has highlighted gaps in the very systems designed to keep people safe. It has created unprecedented challenges for those experiencing gender-based violence and the organizations that provide supports and services to them. Women’s safety […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2020126 Views

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Government of Canada and Atikameksheng Anishnawbek celebrates groundbreaking of new housing project

From: Indigenous Services Canada September 15, 2020 — Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, Traditional territory of the Ojibwe and Anishinabek, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada A fundamental need for every individual is a safe and healthy home. The government of Canada is working in partnership with Indigenous Peoples to develop innovative housing initiatives to reduce overcrowding and enhance […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202032 Views

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Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Sault Ste. Marie – OAHS

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario – Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That’s why the governments of Canada and Ontario are providing $2.9 million to help construct 15 units of housing in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will ensure more Indigenous women and children have access to affordable housing in their community. Details […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202043 Views

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Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Sault Ste. Marie

September 3, 2020 SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario – Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That’s why the governments of Canada and Ontario are providing $2.9 million to help construct 15 units of housing in Sault Ste. Marie. This investment will ensure more Indigenous women and children have access to affordable housing in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 202056 Views

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