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The Aboriginal Housing Management Association is Skeptical Over Recent PBO Report on The National Housing Strategy

July 18, 2019 West Vancouver, BC – The Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA), which is the umbrella organization for 42 Indigenous housing providers across the province, is calling the recent report on the National Housing Strategy (NHS) by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) an “eye opener” according to Chief Executive Officer Margaret Pfoh. In a […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 201947 Views

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New homes for Indigenous peoples planned for Downtown Eastside

June 18, 2019 VANCOUVER – A significant social housing project planned through a partnership between the Aboriginal Land Trust and the Government of British Columbia has the potential to change hundreds of lives. The proposed project would provide approximately 50 new affordable rental homes for Indigenous peoples, as well as 50 new supportive homes for […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 201936 Views

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Homeless Count results show a slowing in the growth of homelessness in Vancouver over the last two years

While this year’s Homeless Count results show that the bold actions being taken by the City and its partners might be beginning to turn the tide on the growth of homelessness in Vancouver, there are still more than 2,000 people without a home in our city. Mayor Kennedy Stewart June 12 2019 – A presentation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201930 Views

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CMHC: By Women, for Women: Proposed Vancouver Development Would Leave Lasting Legacy From Women Deliver 2019

June 7, 2019 Following the world’s largest conference on gender equality, Women Deliver 2019, the Government of Canada announced a $150,000 funding contribution to kick start planning for an innovative women-led housing project featuring an integrated services hub and dedicated childcare centre. From initial planning to construction and operation, all stages of this initiative will […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201950 Views

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BC Government: Construction starts on Indigenous student homes

May 24, 2019 LHEIDLI T’ENNEH / PRINCE GEORGE – New housing at the College of New Caledonia (CNC) will provide homes for Indigenous students that reflect cultural values. The official groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, members of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation, students, faculty and staff, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 201984 Views

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BC Housing: Homes under construction for Indigenous youth and Elders

KAMLOOPS – Indigenous design and vision will guide the development of an innovative affordable housing project breaking ground in Kamloops. The Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services Society is developing the affordable rental housing, offering 31 new homes that will co-house Elders with First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth (ages 16-27). This housing is […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201985 Views

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More than 20,000 new homes underway for people throughout B.C.

Partnerships with organizations like the Union Gospel Mission, which is breaking ground on new housing for women and children, are behind the success of the more than 20,000 new homes complete or underway in nearly 80 communities throughout the province. “Our government has acted quickly to address the urgent need for housing that people can […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201989 Views

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Squamish Nation to undertake new development in Vancouver – Mortgage Broker News

Squamish Nation has announced its plans to begin the development of one of Canada’s largest Indigenous urban developments, slated to arise beside Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge. While still in its formative stages, the project will aim to build a complex offering approximately 3,000 housing units, according to Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem. Khelsilem estimated that at […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 201946 Views

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Squamish Nation proposing to build 3,000 affordable units on its reserve land in Vancouver – APTN News

May 2, 2019 The Squamish Nation in British Columbia is proposing to build 3,000 affordable rental units in downtown Vancouver – a major project officials say is a first in Canada for a First Nation. The units will be built ocean side on the Kitsilano reserve of the Squamish Nation right next to million dollar […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201949 Views

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Squamish Nation plans large housing development at south end of Burrard Bridge – CBC

Apr 10, 2019 First Nation could add up to 3,000 housing units on its land in Kitsilano The Squamish Nation is planning a massive housing development that could change the face of Kitsilano and False Creek. The project could see as many as 3,000 units built on Squamish Nation land at the south end of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 11, 201978 Views

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