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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, 201974 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, 201970 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, 201983 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, 2019106 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, 201991 Views

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A tiny home solution to a big housing problem in this N.W.T. community – CBC

May 02, 2019 Jean Marie River First Nation has reopened sawmill, wants to build tiny homes to help with housing shortage Jean Marie River Chief Stan Sanguez says the newly reopened sawmill in his community holds the solution to its housing shortage — tiny homes built with local lumber. “I prefer that we don’t have […]

by ahnationtalk on May 2, 201948 Views

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Addressing Inuit housing shortage will be key to eliminating TB, says study – Nunatsiaq News

18 April, 2019 “Alleviating the chronic housing shortage will be a key element in the elimination of TB in the Canadian Inuit Nunangat” If the Canadian government plans to live up to its promise to eradicate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030, it must first address the severe housing shortage across the Inuit homeland. That’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 18, 201995 Views

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National Inuit housing strategy calls for local training to help solve ‘national crisis’ – CBC

Strategy says increased capacity, consistent funding necessary to find solution Apr 04, 2019 The Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee has released its strategy for addressing a chronic shortage of housing for Inuit, saying that consistent funding and creating local capacity to build homes are keys in finding a sustainable solution. The strategy, released Wednesday, is light on […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201994 Views

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Nunavut community pleads for help to house residents – Nunatsiaq News

March 19, 2019 Taloyoak eyes vacant government units for housing authority staff or the homeless The need for more public housing in Nunavut is so great that the concerns of a housing authority in a western Nunavut community came up last week in the Nunavut legislature. The board of directors of the Taloyoak Housing Authority […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 201952 Views

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Iqaluit’s homeless shelter overloaded with clients, city council hears – Nunatsiaq News

March 18, 2019 A three-bedroom house has been providing shelter to 42 men a night in Iqaluit this year. Iqaluit’s Uquutaq Society, which manages the city’s men’s shelter, has operated for years in a building rated for a capacity of 20 men, while regularly serving 40 to 50 men each night. Stephanie Clark, Uquutaq’s chair, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 201957 Views

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