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Basket-weaving tradition inspires Indigenous housing design – Journal of Commerce

A Passive House social housing project for Indigenous people that will feature a one-of-a-kind wood design is being proposed in Vancouver by consulting firm M’akola Development Services. When complete, the envelope, architectural articulation and balconies of the building will give it the look of a big basket, testament to the basket-weaving tradition of the Coast […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 20206 Views

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Squamish Nation: Notice of Rental Housing Construction: Fourplex and Duplex on Capilano IR #5

Squamish Nation Members have repeatedly ranked housing as their number 1 priority. In recent years, demand has increased for a range of housing types to support smaller families. In response, the Squamish Nation Council has approved for construction six rental town house units on Capilano IR5. The six units will be constructed within a fourplex […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 202012 Views

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Affordable rental homes on the way for people in Keremeos

Sept. 15, 2020 KEREMEOS – Construction is starting on 43 affordable rental homes in Keremeos for families, seniors and people with disabilities, through a partnership between the Province and the Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS). “The previous government chose to ignore the housing crisis and they left people behind,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202014 Views

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New Supportive Homes Planned for Westbank First Nation – AM 1150

New homeless supports could be coming to Westbank First Nation. A rezoning application for 52 supportive homes at 3235 Cougar Road has received its first reading and is heading to public consultation. The homes would be overseen by Turning Points Collaborative Society with meal programs, skills training, and health and wellness supports. More information about […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202018 Views

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Whistler celebrates 45th anniversary with a new vision

WHISTLER – The Resort Municipality of Whistler celebrates its 45th anniversary this year with a historic agreement that changes the economic landscape for the municipality and Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Líl̓wat Nations as they move towards reconciliation. “Whistler’s 45th anniversary as a resort municipality is an exciting milestone to celebrate their past, along with a new […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 202016 Views

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Open Letter: Federal Support Urgently Needed in Addressing Homelessness

Dear Minister Hussen, Prime Minister Trudeau, and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland, We are writing to request immediate federal funding to address the short and long-term housing insecurity and the safety needs of people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver. Crucially, those residing in encampments such as Camp KT, a significant proportion of whom are Indigenous, need urgent […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202018 Views

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New Indigenous housing project in Lower Post – CKPGToday.ca

LOWER POST–Work is underway on a new Indigenous housing project for women and children and for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Lower Post, through a new partnership with the Province, BC Housing, and the Daylu Dena Council. The development will provide 16 new homes in two separate wings. Six units of women’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202041 Views

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BC Government: New housing with supports coming to Lower Post

Aug. 27, 2020 LOWER POST – Construction is underway on a new Indigenous housing project for women and children and for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Lower Post, thanks to a partnership between the Province, through BC Housing, and the Daylu Dena Council. “Housing is the foundation on which people build their […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 202063 Views

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Homeless Count results highlight imperative need for housing in Vancouver

August 5 2020 – The preliminary results from the 2020 Metro Vancouver Homeless Count released today found that 2,095 Vancouver residents are without a home. While this number has dropped by 128 since last year, hundreds of people in the city are still without safe and stable accommodation that meets their basic needs. The results […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2020114 Views

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New navigation centre to support people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver

Aug. 5, 2020 VANCOUVER – The Province and City of Vancouver are partnering to launch B.C.’s first-ever “navigation” centre to help people who are experiencing long-term homelessness and require supports. “While we continue to work with our partners to build more supportive homes for people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, we know that while these homes […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202041 Views

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