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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, 202036 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, 202035 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, 202029 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, 202026 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, 2020197 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, 202033 Views

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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, 202028 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, 2020127 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, 202044 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, 202040 Views

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