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Old Brewery Mission: Matthew Pearce announces retirement and passes reins to James Hughes

July 30, 2020 Today, our President and CEO Matthew Pearce announced his plans to retire in September 2020 after nearly 13 years at the helm of the Mission, one of Canada’s foremost non-profit organizations on the frontline of homelessness. Vision, Leadership and Innovation “Since 2008, Matthew has led the Old Brewery Mission through a period […]

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Homelessness and COVID-19 – The Need for Alternative Shelter Tolerance

MONTRÉAL, June 3, 2020  – The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), under the directive of the comité de coordination des mesures d’urgence de Montréal (CCMU), continues to dismantle tents used by people living in situations of homelessness in downtown areas and in surrounding neighborhoods, including around Cabot Square, Émilie Gamelin park, Mont-Royal […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202074 Views

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Nunavik’s social housing tenants won’t see rents rise this year – Nunatsiaq News

20 May 2020 Social housing agency has proposed a raise of 1.2 per cent in 2021 Nunavik’s social housing agency says tenants will not see an increase in their rent this year, thanks to a gesture from the province to ease pressure on renters during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau said it […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2020105 Views

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Temporary shelter offers homeless Inuit in Montreal protection from COVID-19 – Nunatsiaq News

1 May 2020 “We are working very hard to prevent an outbreak” The City of Montreal and the regional health board have teamed up to open a temporary overflow shelter for Indigenous residents to protect them from falling sick with COVID-19. “We are working very hard to prevent an outbreak. There are so many health […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 202050 Views

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The governments of Canada and Quebec announce more support for vulnerable people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux of Quebec – Employment and Social Development Canada GATINEAU, QC, April 29, 2020 – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Danielle McCann, Quebec’s Minister of Health and Social Services, announced that the governments of Canada and Quebec have reached an agreement to make […]

by ahnationtalk on April 29, 202056 Views

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NTI Calls for Housing Equity on World TB Day in midst of COVID-19 Pandemic

(March 24, 2020 – Iqaluit, Nunavut) Today, on World Tuberculosis Day, Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated calls on the Government of Canada to immediately make a significant funding commitment towards housing equity in Nunavut to address a root cause of high rates of respiratory illness in Nunavut. Efforts to eliminate TB will improve the health and wellbeing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 202059 Views

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Homeless Health Research Network releases evidence-based clinical guideline

9Mar2020 A collaborative approach is required to build healthcare pathways that will end homelessness in Canada, says the Homeless Health Research Network, a pan-Canadian team of experts including researchers from McGill University. Clinicians can play a role by tailoring their interventions using a comprehensive new clinical guideline on homelessness published in the Canadian Medical Association […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202070 Views

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Postcards: “Death Sentence” – Indigenous Groups Spotlight Canada’s Homelessness Crisis – Sight Mag

Nakuset was tired of waiting. So, when the Indigenous activist noticed a spike in deaths among Montreal’s homeless population, many of them from the Inuit communities in northern Quebec, she rang the alarm and alerted city authorities. Then she collected the money and resources she needed to build Resilience Montreal, a downtown day centre that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 202066 Views

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Cree interest in private home ownership very high, but issues with readiness remain: report – CBC

The Cree Nation Government will table a housing strategy next week Jan 24, 2020 Programs to increase financial literacy and education encouraging high-income earners to move out of social housing are just some of the ideas put forth in a housing report prepared for the Cree Nation Government. The report was commissioned to evaluate the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202072 Views

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Model tiny home arrives in Kuujjuaq – Nunatsiaq News

30 October, 2019 Nunavik Building offers a small housing solution The first of a series of tiny homes developed for Nunavik arrived on the sealift in Kuujjuaq this summer. “I wanted to show people what kind of quality of house we are building for the North,” said Willie Gadbois, co-founder of Nunavik Building, a home […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 201992 Views

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