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New housing and support for people in Prince George

April 2, 2019 PRINCE GEORGE – New housing set to open in Prince George means that 28 people with mental-health and addictions challenges will get the supports they need within their own homes at rental rates they can afford. The Province provided approximately $4 million to purchase and renovate the former Economy Inn Motel at […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201985 Views

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Nuxalk Nation celebrates completion of new and renovated housing

March 22, 2019 – Bella Coola, Nuxalk Territory, British Columbia – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is making important investments to improve housing conditions in First Nations communities, reduce overcrowding, and support the health and well-being of First Nations residents. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Nuxalk Nation on the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 22, 2019116 Views

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AHMA: Liberals Promise $638 Million For Urban Indigenous Housing

AHMA is pleased to see the Federal Government is finally recognizing the merit of urban and rural Indigenous Housing Providers in the National Housing Strategy via a dedicated separate funding stream. Since the National Housing Strategy was announced in November 2017, which excluded urban and rural housing providers, AHMA and other Indigenous organizations have been […]

by pmnationtalk on March 11, 201946 Views

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Sylvia Olsen: Addressing Indigenous homelessness must harmonize on- and off-reserve housing – Vancouver Sun

We won’t solve urban Indigenous homelessness without dealing with on-reserve homelessness and without understanding how the one is inextricably linked to the other. March 10, 2019 The recent federal announcement of $638 million to address urban Indigenous housing is a welcome contribution to the issue of Indigenous homelessness. Yet, according to people who work on […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 201956 Views

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Update on CBT First Nation’s Housing Sustainability Initiative – iheartradio

March 08, 2019 The Columbia Basin Trust is out with an update when it comes to it’s First Nation’s Housing Sustainability Initiative, to help first nation communities build their stock of affordable housing, increase capacity to manage the housing, and help with repairs and energy retrofits. In the Creston area, 17 affordable housing units in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 201963 Views

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More than 600 supportive homes open in Vancouver

March 03, 2019 VANCOUVER – Hundreds of people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver now have warm, safe places to live, as the doors open on the final set of temporary modular homes the Province committed to funding in the city in fall 2017. The Province and the City of Vancouver celebrated the grand opening of Nora […]

by pmnationtalk on March 4, 201966 Views

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Victoria modular housing project for Indigenous women fleeing violence delayed nearly a year – CHEK

February 25, 2019 A vacant lot on Blanshard Street in Victoria was supposed to become home to 21 homeless Indigenous women next month, but construction on the modular housing project hasn’t even started. B.C. Housing says the initial procurement process took longer than expected because the original contractor was unable to deliver the project on […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201977 Views

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Government of Canada to fund Safe and Affordable Housing in Vernon

Vernon, British Columbia, February 14, 2019 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF), the largest program of its kind in Canadian history. Today in Vernon, Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 15, 201971 Views

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AHMA: 120 New Affordable Homes for Indigenous Housing in Colwood, BC

West Vancouver – A recently formed Indigenous Housing Society named the Aboriginal Land Trust Society (ALT) has now partnered with the Province of British Columbia, Huu-ay-aht First Nations and the City of Colwood to build 124 affordable homes for Indigenous singles and families at 324 Wale Road. This new project will include 120 new rental […]

by ahnationtalk on February 13, 201976 Views

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The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations celebrate grand opening of new housing complex

February 7, 2019 — Tofino, Tla-o-qui-aht Territory, British Columbia — Indigenous Services Canada Everyone deserves access to a safe and comfortable home. The Government of Canada is making significant investments and working in partnership with First Nations to improve housing and reduce overcrowding on reserves. Today, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services, along […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201983 Views

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