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AB Government: Task force to develop homelessness action plan

A task force to address homelessness will bring together experts and community leaders to find innovative ways to combat homelessness. The task force will look at how communities are affected by homelessness. It will also look at developing a model for responding to people with complex needs. Additionally, it will make recommendations that will help […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 202123 Views

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Government of AB: New housing strategy helps 25,000 more households

Alberta’s government will build a more affordable, accessible and sustainable housing system with more options for low-income Albertans. Stronger Foundations is Alberta’s 10-year strategy that will improve and expand affordable housing. It maps out the bold and thoughtful changes needed to provide safe, stable, affordable housing for an additional 25,000 households to increase the total […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202122 Views

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New Affordable Indigenous Housing in Edmonton

August 5, 2021 Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why the Governments of Canada and Alberta will fund new housing for Indigenous peoples in north Edmonton. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), alongside […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2021118 Views

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Canada announces support for rapid housing in Calgary

July 28, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for affordable housing and led to rising levels of homelessness. The Government of Canada created a national strategy to build hundreds of thousands of units and provide affordable housing to people across the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 2021155 Views

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Housing helps Blackfoot women start a new chapter

Jul 21, 2021 The governments of Alberta and Canada will fund new housing for Blackfoot women who intend to move to Lethbridge from nearby reserves. This unique project will provide 14 safe and stable housing units for Blackfoot women and their children who are relocating from the Kainai, Siksika and Piikani reserves. These homes represent […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202163 Views

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Lac La Biche County, Métis Nation of Alberta partner on temporary homeless camp – CBC

‘They’re human beings and we need to do as much as we can from any point of view’ Jul 16, 2021 The County of Lac La Biche in northeastern Alberta is partnering with the Métis Nation of Alberta on a temporary camp for people who are homeless. At a meeting Tuesday, councillors approved entering into […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2021140 Views

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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, 202176 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, 202175 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, 2021159 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, 202181 Views

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