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Rental building for Indigenous tenants opens on Boundary Road in East Vancouver – The Province

May 10, 2021 Vancouver mayor says low-cost construction financing from Ottawa key to more affordable rents on projects like Lu’ma Native Housing Society development A four-storey, 23 unit rental building for Indigenous people has opened on Boundary Road near 22nd Avenue in East Vancouver. The building is in the process of accepting tenants who will […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 20215 Views

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New affordable rental housing in East Vancouver

May 10, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), alongside Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202111 Views

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New homes under construction on Tzeachten First Nation

May 6, 2021 CHILLIWACK – New affordable rental homes are on the way for Indigenous peoples in Chilliwack, with construction starting on 23 homes on the Tzeachten First Nation reserve. “These much-needed homes will help more Tzeachten First Nation members stay in their community, close to their friends and family,” said Kelli Paddon, MLA for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202115 Views

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Feds, CMHC announce multi-million investment on BC First Nations communities – Mortgage Broker News

06 May 2021 The federal government, along with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, has announced a new multi-million-dollar investment on improving housing supply for First Nations in British Columbia. The approximately $10.8 million in funding will be coursed through the Projects Stream of the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) for the immediate construction of affordable homes […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 202111 Views

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Canada supports rapid housing for First Nations in B.C.

May 4, 2021 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 communities across the country, including those in British Columbia, are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, Adam […]

by ahnationtalk on May 4, 202113 Views

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Media Advisory – Government of Canada to Make Indigenous Housing-Related Announcement in British Columbia

VICTORIA, BC, May 3, 2021  – Media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and Ken Hardie, Member of Parliament for Fleetwood—Port Kells, for the announcement. Date: May 4, 2021 Time: 8:30 am PT Location: Virtual Event […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 202165 Views

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BC Government: Statement on Grace Seniors Home

April 23, 2021 VANCOUVER – David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, and Melanie Mark, MLA for Vancouver-Mount Pleasant, have released the following statement regarding Grace Seniors Home at 333 East Pender St. in Vancouver: “This has been a difficult time for the seniors at Grace Seniors Home. We understand the owner of […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 202120 Views

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Indigenous leaders calling for inquiry into recent deaths of Indigenous residents in BC Housing facility

April 23, 2021 Smithers, British Columbia – Six Indigenous residents have died at a BC Housing facility located in Smithers within the past 12 months—marking the highest number of annual deaths to occur at one facility within the province. Local community members feel that the deaths are connected to a lack of culturally safe housing […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 202115 Views

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AHMA: Federal Budget Once Again Fails Urban Indigenous Peoples

Traditional Territories of the Squamish Nation/West Vancouver, BC – Despite several years of assurances by the federal government that they are committed to the creation of an Urban Indigenous Housing Strategy, yesterday’s budget failed to provide any dedicated funding – something that has outraged the Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA). In response to the budget […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202113 Views

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AHMA: Housing Round Table – Calls to Action

AHMA in partnership with BCNPHA and CHF BC has created 11 recommendations to address the long-standing lack of Urban Indigenous Housing Strategy. Read full letter and recommendations here. NT5

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 202116 Views

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