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Housing solutions for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people – Fairview Post

July 25, 2018 In my travels across Alberta speaking with First Nations, Métis and Inuit people, one concern that comes up repeatedly is the need for affordable housing. Many Indigenous people – especially families and seniors – are priced out of the conventional housing market. Even when affordable housing is available, other barriers exist. Available […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 201829 Views

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RWMB: Preliminary findings released from province-wide homeless count

(Fort McMurray, AB – July 20, 2018) – Preliminary figures for Fort McMurray’s Point-in-Time (PIT) Homeless Count were released today as part of the province-wide PIT count conducted in Alberta’s seven largest cities. The count was conducted by volunteer enumerators on the streets of Fort McMurray on April 11. “The Point-in-Time count is one of […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201826 Views

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Alberta launches Indigenous affordable housing program – Daily Commercial News

July 19, 2018 EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta recently announced a $120-million Indigenous Housing Capital Program that will allow the design and delivery of more affordable housing developments by Indigenous governments and organizations. The program is expected to increase the supply of more affordable housing units for Indigenous peoples in need through construction, including […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 201821 Views

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AB Government: First Indigenous-owned housing program

The Alberta government is launching the province’s first program to build affordable homes directly designed and owned by Indigenous governments and organizations. The $120-million Indigenous Housing Capital Program will increase the supply of affordable homes for Indigenous peoples across the province. The investment is aligned with the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201835 Views

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Housing gaps in Métis communities to be addressed – MyMcMurray Portal

Jun 22, 2018 The McMurray Métis and Wood Buffalo Housing (WBH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week. The new agreement will help address housing issues in Métis communities in the region. President and CEO of WBH Henry Hunter said in a statement that affordable housing is a major concern for our region. The groups […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 201831 Views

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Revamped federal homelessness funds applauded by Calgary-based advocate – CBC

Real-time data collection will be a big help, Tim Richter says Jun 12, 2018 The federal government is giving cities $2.1 billion over 10 years and fewer spending restrictions to reduce homelessness so long as they meet a goal of cutting their numbers by half. The minister in charge of the file said there will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201840 Views

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Government of Canada Partners with Health Authority on women’s shelter in Athabasca Basin

BLACK LAKE, SK, June 4, 2018 – The Government of Canada along with Athabasca Health Authority (AHA) announced funding today for the construction of an emergency shelter for women and children fleeing abuse. The new 6-room facility will be built on Black Lake Denesuline land, have room for up to 24 beds, and is named […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 201832 Views

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High school students build tiny homes to help alleviate the housing crunch on Piikani First Nation – APTN News

May 25, 2018 A group of high school students in Alberta is taking on the lack of housing on the Piikani First Nation by building custom, tiny homes from the ground up. The first home is built for an elder. Read More: http://aptnnews.ca/2018/05/25/high-school-students-build-tiny-homes-to-help-alleviate-the-housing-crunch-on-piikani-first-nation/

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201826 Views

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Students build tiny homes to tackle Alberta First Nation’s housing crisis – CBC

The program helps youth learn about trades while providing homes for seniors April 12, 2018 A southern Alberta First Nation is testing out a tiny home pilot project in the hope of both tackling its housing crisis and setting up high school students for careers in the trades. On Wednesday, Piikani Nation broke ground on the […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201853 Views

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Investing in safe and affordable housing in Alberta

The Alberta government is investing in seven affordable housing and seniors housing projects across the province to give more Albertans a safe, accessible and affordable place to call home. As part of the Provincial Affordable Housing Strategy, a significant government investment will allow housing providers to explore options for building and renewing seniors housing and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 201847 Views

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