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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, 20187 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, 201813 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, 201814 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, 201811 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, 201833 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, 201833 Views

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Canadians get affordable housing help – Edmonton

Plan calls for significant investments in affordable units and repairs to existing units EDMONTON, ALBERTA, November 24, 2017 — All Canadians need and deserve housing that is safe and affordable. A home makes Canadians feel more secure, making it easier to raise healthy children, pursue an education, and gain employment. The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201749 Views

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CAEH Welcomes Release of National Housing Strategy

Urges government to stay focused on outcomes and act urgently on chronic homelessness CALGARY, Nov. 22, 2017 – The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness today welcomed release of the long-awaited National Housing Strategy (NHS) marking the return of the federal government to leadership on housing. In the NHS, the government set out its vision, laid out […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 201773 Views

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Ministers committed to improving housing outcomes for Canadians

VICTORIA – Federal, Provincial and Territorial Housing Ministers Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housing met today to discuss key priorities for housing in Canada. Ministers agreed to move forward with a renewed federal, provincial and territorial collaboration in housing based on integrity, openness and respect. Ministers discussed the development of a National Housing Strategy […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201755 Views

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Keeping shelters safe, inclusive for LGBTQ2S youth

Sep 01, 2017 A new resource for Alberta’s housing and homelessness system will help ensure LGBTQ2S youth feel safe and accepted when using services. The LGBTQ2S Youth Housing and Shelter Guidelines are the first of their kind in Canada. Nearly one in three homeless youth in Canada identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and/or […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2017111 Views

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