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First Nations Housing & Infrastructure Council of BC Launches Website

The First Nations Housing & Infrastructure Council of British Columbia (HIC) is excited to launch a website (www.fnhic-bc.ca) to support its important work to develop a First Nations-controlled Housing & Infrastructure Authority in BC. The website will support engagement outreach, house information about the initiative, keep people informed, and enable interested parties to provide input […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2018138 Views

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New supportive housing for homeless people in Chilliwack

March 8, 2018 CHILLIWACK – The B.C. government is working with the City of Chilliwack to create up to 46 units of new modular housing with 24/7 support that will help people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, transition towards a more stable life. “We need to get people into safe and secure […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2018151 Views

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Government of Canada takes action to address homelessness in Prince George, British Columbia

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 23, 2018 Prince George, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is providing funding that will prevent and reduce homelessness in Prince George, British Columbia. Pam Goldsmith-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast -Sea to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 23, 2018125 Views

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New homes and withdrawal centre for people in Vancouver

Feb. 17, 2018 VANCOUVER – The Province is working with the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health to build approximately 100 affordable rental homes, as well as a new withdrawal management centre for people seeking treatment for addictions. “Addressing both the urgent housing needs of British Columbians and the health needs of people living […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 2018119 Views

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BR Affordable Housing – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Feb 2, 2018 VANCOUVER – Local politicians in British Columbia are calling for an overhaul of the province’s housing system, with new taxes and policy changes to cool the red-hot housing and rental markets. The Union of B-C Municipalities released a report yesterday with 32 recommendations on how to resolve […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 2018141 Views

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Vancouver renters’ union forms to fight soaring costs in city’s housing market – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jan 30, 2018 By Linda Givetash THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Rising rental costs, evictions and a scarcity of units in Vancouver’s densely populated West End were among the reasons for Gail Harmer’s decision to join a group that is taking a new approach to advocating for the rights and protection of tenants. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 2018131 Views

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Province partners with Columbia Basin Trust for new affordable housing

Dec. 14, 2017 VICTORIA – People struggling to find an affordable place to live in the Columbia Basin region will have access to new affordable rental housing, thanks to a partnership announced today between the B.C. government and the Columbia Basin Trust. This new partnership will create a variety of new affordable housing options that […]

by pmnationtalk on December 14, 2017145 Views

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Vancouver’s latest tool for housing the homeless getting rough reception – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Dec 8, 2017  By Geordon Omand THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER _ Construction has hardly begun at the first of Vancouver’s temporary modular housing projects and already pushback is mounting against the city’s latest strategy to house its homeless. Vancouver was granted an injunction earlier this week from the Supreme Court of British Columbia […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 2017157 Views

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AHMA Cautiously Optimistic Regarding New National Housing Strategy

November 28, 2017 West Vancouver, B.C. – In response to last weeks’ announcement by the Federal Government of a new National Housing Strategy, Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) Chief Executive Officer Margaret Pfoh says that though she is hugely encouraged to see the Federal Government is once again playing an active roll in affordable housing, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 2017176 Views

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Minister Philpott congratulates Kanaka Bar First Nation on completing new housing complex

November 28, 2017   Lytton, British Columbia   Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada All Canadians should have the security of a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is committed to working in partnership with First Nations to improve the condition of housing in their communities, reduce overcrowding, and better safeguard the health and safety of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 29, 2017137 Views

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