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Fort McKay First Nation first real estate development to address affordable housing in Beaumont

Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) and its partner, Landrex Inc., created a new company called East Pine LP. Together, the partners have purchased a $2M section of land in Beaumont which is fully permitted for the development of a new multi-family residential complex. Last year the City of Beaumont was one of the top 5 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202127 Views

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Cenovus works with CLFN to address housing shortage – Cold Lake Sun

May 09, 2021 Before they are even handed the keys to their new home on Cold Lake First Nation, Sara Piche and David Coker are standing in the backyard planning to extend the deck. “We’ve been waiting for this a long time,” said Piche about finally having a house to call their own on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202129 Views

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RMWB Council allocates funds to Centre of Hope, Salvation Army, Wood Buffalo Wellness Society and YMCA of Northern Alberta

March 24, 2021 RMWB Council allocates funds to Centre of Hope, Salvation Army, Wood Buffalo Wellness Society and YMCA of Northern Alberta At the March 23, 2021 council meeting, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo’s (RMWB) council voted to allocate $3,915,226 to local non-profits under the 2021-2022 Community Plan on Homelessness Grant. The RMWB receives […]

by ahnationtalk on March 24, 2021105 Views

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Canada and Alberta announce funding for Indigenous housing

March 16, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why governments of Canada and Alberta are funding four housing projects designed, delivered and owned by, and for, Indigenous peoples. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202137 Views

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Media Advisory – Government of Canada to Make Major Housing-Related Announcement for Alberta

EDMONTON, AB, March 16, 2021 – The Governments of Canada and Alberta will be making a major announcement related to Indigenous housing in Alberta. 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 (CMHC), Josephine Pon, Minister of Seniors […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202180 Views

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I know what it’s like’: Indigenous man completes 300km walk to honour homeless Albertans – CTV News

EDMONTON — Vee Duncan shed tears of joy as he was embraced by supporters at the Alberta Legislature Tuesday. Duncan – an Indigenous man who was once homeless on the streets of Alberta – completed a 300km walk to raise support and awareness for people struggling with homelessness and mental health issues. “I’m pretty sore […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202135 Views

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RMWB: Tawâw project creates tri-party partnership to provide Indigenous housing

Council of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo allocated more than $1.1 million from the 2020-2021 Community Plan on Homelessness (CPH) to Wood Buffalo Wellness Society for the Tawâw project, a tri-party partnership between Wood Buffalo Wellness Society (WBWS), McMurray Métis and Wood Buffalo Housing (WBH) to create access to 22 beds for homeless Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202178 Views

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Council approves $1.1 million for housing project fighting Indigenous homelessness – Fort McMurray Today

Jan 13, 2021 Council unanimously approved a $1.1 million project to convert two buildings into housing for Indigenous people and families impacted by COVID-19 and homelessness. The funding is for the Tawaw (Cree for “come in” or “welcome,” and pronounced ta-WOW) Housing First Partnership between Wood Buffalo Housing (WBH), Wood Buffalo Wellness Society and McMurray […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202181 Views

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Canada Announces Support for Rapid Housing in Calgary

December 17, 2020 Every Canadian 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 major cities across the country including Calgary are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, the Honourable Ahmed […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2020141 Views

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Government of Canada Celebrates Opening of the Triveri House

November 19, 2020 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Government of Canada is proud to participate in the grand opening of The Triveri House in the Forest Lawn alongside the Government of Alberta, the City of Calgary, Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), HomeSpace Society (HomeSpace), the RESOLVE […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202081 Views

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