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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, 202180 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, 202117 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, 202164 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, 202120 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, 202158 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, 202164 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, 2020124 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, 202063 Views

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AUMA: Rapid Housing Initiative funding

The Government of Canada recently announced the launch of the new Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI). This initiative will provide $1 billion to create up to 3,000 new permanent, affordable housing units across the country. There are two funding streams under the Rapid Housing Initiative: the Major Cities Stream and the Projects Stream. Each funding stream […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202066 Views

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New, supportive homes for Edmontonians in need

The governments of Alberta and Canada are creating jobs and supporting permanent supportive housing with the opening of 42 new units in Edmonton’s Belvedere community. With a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, the new apartments will provide a safe and stable home for individuals, couples and families who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202067 Views

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