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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, 202025 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, 202028 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, 201949 Views

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Nunavik’s fall evictions postponed until spring – Nunatsiaq News

18 September, 2019 Regional council hears from housing authority on new builds, remaining needs As officials from the Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau took their seats in front of the Kativik Regional Government council in Kuujjuaq on Sept. 12, council chairperson Jennifer Munick delivered some good news. “Last week we had a meeting with the executive […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201959 Views

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International aid organization steps in to help Montreal homeless – APTN News

September 18, 2019 The closure of a prominent Montreal homeless shelter has directly affected the city’s urban Indigenous population. To fill that gap an international aid organization has stepped in until more resources are made available from the municipal and provincial governments. Among other things, Medecins du Monde is dispensing medical care to the city’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201959 Views

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Indigenous Homelessness funding stream

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Reaching Home’s Indigenous Homelessness stream provides funding to organizations that provide supports to meet the unique needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The intent is that the funding be provided to Indigenous organizations located in urban centres. The program […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201967 Views

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Government of Canada Announces Next Phase in Plan to Support 55,000 Families with Housing Need

July 15, 2019 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in 2017 the Government of Canada created the National Housing Strategy. This historic $55 billion program is designed to cut homelessness in half, build more housing and commit to the long-term sustainability of housing in Canada. As part […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2019111 Views

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Nunavik doles out social housing for 2020-21 – Nunatsiaq News

14 June, 2019 Region will build 64 new units next year Nunavik will get 64 new social housing units next year, spread out in six of the region’s communities. The Kativik Municipal Housing Bureau announced housing allocations at the recent meeting of the Kativik Regional Government’s council in Kuujjuaraapik. In 2020, Kangiqsujuaq and Puvirnituq will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201983 Views

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CHMC: A Stronger National Housing Strategy

Our Government strongly believes that all Canadians should have access to safe and affordable housing. That is why we are introducing new innovative tools under Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy. Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), announced a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 2019115 Views

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Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy launch

From: Employment and Social Development Canada April 1, 2019                        Gatineau, Quebec                       Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Yet, every day, vulnerable Canadians experience homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. The Government of Canada is taking action to help those in need and make […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2019126 Views

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