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Indigenous Homelessness funding stream

From: Employment and Social Development Canada Reaching Home’s Indigenous Homelessness stream provides funding to organizations that provide supports to meet the unique needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. The intent is that the funding be provided to Indigenous organizations located in urban centres. The program […]

by ahnationtalk on August 16, 201910 Views

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Cambridge Bay considers using tiny homes to address housing crunch – Nunatsiaq News

13 August, 2019 “The overcrowding situation is pretty dire in the North” The municipality of Cambridge Bay is exploring the possibility of building tiny homes to help ease its housing shortage. The rationale behind the pilot project is twofold. It could encourage young people to stay and work in their home community by offering an […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 201911 Views

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Housing researchers urge YK’s developers to think communally – Cabin Radio

Did you find a poster about affordable housing in your mail this week? It’s from researchers urging Yellowknife to begin thinking differently about how the city provides housing. The cost of both owning and renting in Yellowknife has long frustrated residents. Julia Christensen and Lisa Freeman began their study by asking people who work in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201916 Views

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GNWT meeting demand for singles housing in Inuvik

Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and for Addressing Homelessness, announced today the opening of a new 17 unit public housing building that will meet the need of residents looking for single occupancy rooms in Inuvik. This new building was designed to replace the venerable Sydney Apartments. During the Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201919 Views

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NWT Housing Corporation opens Fort McPherson seniors’ nineplex

Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and for Addressing Homelessness, announced today that Fort McPherson seniors have new supports for remaining in their community as they age, with the opening of a new seniors’ supported independent living nineplex in the community. This new building was designed in collaboration with the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 201914 Views

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New agreement to help Nunavummiut find affordable homes

August 2, 2019 Too many Nunavummiut struggle to find a safe and affordable place to call home. With the fastest growing and youngest population in Canada, Nunavut faces a housing crisis where overcrowded homes are putting families’ health, safety, and well-being at risk. That is why we are making investments through Canada’s first National Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on August 2, 201917 Views

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Dawson City non-profit organization builds much-needed affordable housing units – APTN News

July 9, 2019 Sheila Vittrekwa retired from the RCMP August 2018 and moved from Whitehorse back home to Fort McPherson, NWT. Although it was nice to be around family she was used to having her own place to live. “Although I had my mom I was just so used to living on my own for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201961 Views

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NU Government: Damp Shelter Pilot Project

27 June 2019 The Department of Family Services has completed the pilot phase of the damp shelter project in Iqaluit. The shelter will be closing temporarily on July 1, 2019. The damp shelter project was an emergency winter response to the Iqaluit’s shelters and the Qikitani General Hospital facing increasing challenges in supporting impaired clients […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 201992 Views

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MMIWG report should prompt more housing for Nunavut: minister – Nunatsiaq News

11 June, 2019 “I think we all have to have that sense of hope” The Government of Nunavut hopes the new report released by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will translate into funding for much-needed infrastructure across the territory. Elisapie Sheutiapik, Nunavut’s minister of family services and minister responsible […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 201930 Views

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Gahcho Kué Mine, Anglo American & GNWT Partner to renovate Yellowknife Women’s Shelter

06 Jun 2019 The Gahcho Kué Mine is partnering with the Anglo American Group Foundation and the NWT Housing Corporation to fund and support a large-scale renovation of the Yellowknife Women’s Society shelter, with the goal of providing safety and stability for one of Yellowknife’s most vulnerable populations. The commitment will see $250,000 from the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 7, 201938 Views

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