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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, 201940 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, 201934 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, 201945 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, 201981 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, 2019115 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, 201953 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, 201956 Views

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Eight community projects receive more than $925,500 from Community Development Fund

Eight community projects in five Yukon communities have been awarded $925,542 in Tier 3 funding from the Community Development Fund. The projects include a new playground in the Town of Faro, upgrades to cross-country ski trails in Whitehorse, a new air system for a restaurant in Mayo, ice maintenance equipment for the arena in Pelly […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201961 Views

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Alfred Moses: Northern Pathways to Housing in Behchokǫ

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation has worked hard to meet the commitments made by this Government to advance affordable housing and address homelessness during the 18th Legislative Assembly. In addressing this priority, we resolved to use northern solutions for northern housing. One example is the Northern Pathways to Housing Program, an innovative approach […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201988 Views

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Alfred Moses – Northern Housing Summit

Mr. Speaker, I had the pleasure of hosting the Northern Housing Summit on April 23 and 24, 2019 in Inuvik. The Summit’s theme was “Northern Solutions for Northern Housing,” reflecting the mandate commitment of the 18th Legislative Assembly, and its purpose was to encourage new partnerships in housing. We brought leaders from across the Northwest […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 201971 Views

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