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Partners break ground for innovative tiny house project

October 12, 2018 Joint news release with Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and the Government of Canada A community ground-breaking event in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction) today kicked off an exciting tiny house project, a partnership between the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN), the Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada. The three partners […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 20188 Views

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GNWT Homelessness Strategic Plan to be developed

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2018)- Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) and Minister Responsible for Addressing Homelessness,  has announced a call for proposals leading to the development of a Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Homelessness Strategic Plan.  A contractor will be selected to conduct an assessment and scan of all […]

by pmnationtalk on September 27, 201815 Views

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NWTHC-IRC Housing Partnership Yields Benefits

Sep 10, 2018 In cooperation with Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC), and with the support of the federal government’s Housing Initiative funds, a public housing six-plex in Inuvik has been developed and is ready for occupancy, announced Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC), on September 4. “It’s been exciting to be part of the opening of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 201823 Views

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Feds earmark $30 million for Indigenous-led housing construction – Nunatsiaq News

August 10, 2018 Proposals must be led by Indigenous communities or organizations The Canadian government says it wants to hear bright ideas to help address overcrowded housing in Indigenous communities. On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the government announced the Indigenous Homes Innovation Challenge, a new $30-million program to develop and build housing in First Nations, Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on August 10, 201821 Views

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Inuit occupy just one-quarter of Government of Nunavut staff housing – Nunatsiaq News

August 09, 2018 “If the numbers were the opposite … that would house thousands of more Inuit … and greatly reduce the housing shortage in Nunavut” Barely one-quarter of the Government of Nunavut’s staff housing is occupied by Inuit. That needs to change, says Adam Lightstone, MLA for Iqaluit-Manirajak. He wants to see the GN’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 201820 Views

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Elder from Arctic Bay calls for more housing for patients in Iqaluit – CBC

Tommy Tattatuapik rested on a thin mat while waiting several hours to get a hotel room Jul 05, 2018 An elder from Arctic Bay, Nunavut, is raising concerns about the availability of rooms for people travelling to Iqaluit for medical care after waiting hours to get a hotel room. Tommy Tattatuapik travelled to Nunavut’s capital […]

by ahnationtalk on July 6, 201832 Views

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QIA pledges $100,000 for Men’s Transitional Housing project in Iqaluit

June 25, 2018 The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is pleased to announce a conditional $100,000 pledge for the Uquutaq Men’s Transitional Housing project in Iqaluit. In February 2018, representatives of the Uquutaq Society and the City of Iqaluit made a presentation to the QIA Board of Directors regarding the Men’s Transitional Housing project proposed for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 201823 Views

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Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation will receive housing funding

June 22, 2018 The Government of Yukon and the Government of Canada are pleased to provide funding for the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation (VGFN) for the creation of ten utility buildings in Old Crow. VGFN is receiving $500,000 for the project funded as part of the Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement. The ten utility buildings, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 25, 201832 Views

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Yukon Housing Corporation and the BC Non-Profit Housing Association host Northern Housing event

The Northern Regional Education Networking Tradeshow (RENT) event will be held on June 12, 2018, in Whitehorse. Housing providers and stakeholders are invited to network and learn about the unique challenges for housing in the north. Highlights of the day include a lunchtime discussion by local housing advocates on strategies that have helped generate new […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201852 Views

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Government of Yukon opens a Housing Initiatives Fund

This year, the Yukon Housing Corporation is opening a $3.6 million fund for innovative housing projects that will address local housing needs. This funding can be used to develop new affordable housing units in Yukon through new construction or by providing rent supplements for new units to help Yukoners afford rental housing. First Nations, First […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 201838 Views

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