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Canada supports rapid housing in Wôlinak

June 10, 2021 Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to the recovery of communities in Québec. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 10, 202112 Views

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Should they stay or should they go: Two petitions launched in Montreal have very different goals – APTN News

May 09, 2021 A group of homeless people in Montreal, many of whom are Indigenous, have become the subject of dueling petitions – both with very different messages. One of the petitions, launched after the winter when a group began congregating around the Mont-Royal subway station, is suggesting that they’re making a mess of the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202125 Views

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Government of Canada launches call for innovative concepts to prevent and eliminate homelessness

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Submissions will be accepted until June 11 May 4, 2021               Gatineau, Quebec                Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Today, the Minister of Families, Children and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202127 Views

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The blueprint for systemic racism in First Nations’ housing – Policy Options

For generations, the on-reserve housing system was a welfare program that denied citizens the basic tools to prosper and become independent. For decades, the Canadian image has relied on a collective understanding and recognition that we are the “international good guys.” We sewed Canadian flags on our packsacks. Wherever we went, they were our ticket […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202136 Views

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Nunavik housing agency hopes to build on home ownership subsidy – Nunatsiaq News

Apr 6, 2021 Bureau says 118 homes have been built or purchased through program since it was introduced in the 1990s A Quebec subsidy program that helps Nunavik residents build their own home is soon set to expire, but the region’s housing agency hopes to see a new and improved program replace it. Since 1995, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 6, 202134 Views

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Canada Supports Rapid Housing in Cree Nation communities across Quebec

March 17, 2021 Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery as regions across the country, including Cree Nation communities in Québec, are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202146 Views

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Media Advisory – Governments of Canada and Cree Nation to Make Housing-Related Announcement in Québec

NEMASKA, QC, March 16, 2021 – Media are invited to join the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Dr. Abel Bosum, Grand Chief of The Grand Council of the Crees, for the announcement. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2021112 Views

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Quebec Solidaire calling for urgent housing strategy for Indigenous people – CTV News

March 12, 2021 MONTREAL — Quebec Solidaire’s Manon Masse is urging the provincial government to come up with a social housing strategy for Indigenous people. “Half of all Indigenous people live in the city, and face low income, and discrimination daily”, Masse told reporters Friday. In the context of Montreal’s current housing crisis, Quebec Solidaire […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202159 Views

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Government of Canada Grants $3.6 Million to Resilience Montreal to Support Downtown Indigenous Population

From: Indigenous Services Canada March 8, 2021 — Montréal, Quebec — Indigenous Services Canada Since the beginning of the pandemic, Indigenous organizations have demonstrated unprecedented determination and leadership in supporting at-risk populations, and ensuring that everyone has access to the services required for their health and safety. The Government of Canada continues to help these […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 202198 Views

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The government will finance the purchase of a building for Résilience Montréal, an organization providing assistance for the vulnerable

Québec City, February 22, 2021. – The Québec government will provide $3 million in financial assistance to help Résilience Montréal purchase a building to house the organization’s activities. Since 2019, the Résilience Montréal drop-in centre has helped the homeless, and specifically the vulnerable people that frequent Cabot Square. By providing assistance via the Secrétariat aux […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 202159 Views

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