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Homegrown housing solutions needed for N.W.T., says NDP’s Kotchilea – CBC

NDP promise Indigenous-led housing strategy Sep 15, 2021 Kelvin Kotchilea, the NDP candidate for the Northwest Territories, is promising an Indigenous-led housing strategy if the NDP is elected on Sept. 20. Speaking to reporters Tuesday morning, Kotchilea said a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for many areas of the country and territory, and promised to reach out to […]

by ahnationtalk on September 15, 202110 Views

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Phase 2 of new affordable housing project in River Bend opens

14/09/2021 Joint release with the Government of Yukon, Da Daghay Development Corporation (DDDC) and the City of Whitehorse. Today, the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council (TKC), Da Daghay Development Corporation (DDDC), along with the Government of Yukon and the City of Whitehorse, announced the opening of Phase 2 of the River Bend development in Whistle Bend. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202198 Views

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YAPC: Safe at Home Society intends to turn Whitehorse hotel into supportive housing

Safe at Home Society applies for Rapid Housing Initiative 2.0 (Cities stream) The Safe at Home Society is working on an application to the City of Whitehorse for their funding under the federal Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) 2.0 Cities Stream to convert the High Country Inn in Whitehorse (4051-4th Ave) into 55 units of permanent […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2021165 Views

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Government of Canada invests $8 million in critical infrastructure and housing for Métis communities in the Northwest Territories

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 13, 2021 — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada As part of Budget 2021, the Government of Canada is making historic investments in Indigenous infrastructure to address critical infrastructure gaps and improve economic, social and health outcomes in their communities. Today, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202129 Views

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Government of Canada invests $10 million in critical infrastructure and housing for First Nations communities in the Northwest Territories

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 12, 2021 — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada As part of Budget 2021, the Government of Canada is making historic new investments in Indigenous infrastructure to address critical infrastructure gaps and improve economic, social and health outcomes in their communities. Today, Yvonne […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202121 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to make an announcement on investments for critical infrastructure and housing for Métis communities in the Northwest Territories

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that  the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, along with Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, will hold a press conference to announce new investments in Métis communities in the Northwest Territories to respond to their critical infrastructure […]

by ahnationtalk on August 13, 202120 Views

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Investing in a new Elders complex in Old Crow, Yukon

This is a joint news release with Canada and Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation (VGFN). This news release has been updated to include Federal Minister of Indigenous Services Marc Miller. The governments of Vuntut Gwitchin, Canada and Yukon are working together to build Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation’s first assisted-living complex for Elders in Old Crow, the only […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 202128 Views

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Application process opens for Inuit-specific Shelter Initiative for women and children

August 6, 2021 – Ottawa – Applications are now being accepted for a minimum of five shelters for Inuit women and children – one in each of the four regions of Inuit Nunangat and one in Ottawa – as part of an Inuit Shelter Initiative announced during Pauktuutit’s Annual General Meeting in January 2021. Today, Pauktuutit launched a unique webpage that provides applicants with the information required to submit a proposal, including an application guide, all official forms, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202133 Views

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Dene Nation partners with Alberta company to build affordable modular homes – CBC

Aug 06, 2021 ‘The status quo is no longer good enough,’ chief says The Dene Nation says they might have found an affordable solution for the N.W.T’s housing crisis — if government partners are willing to fund it. Dene Nation is partnering with Eagle Building Solutions, a manufacturer out of Grande Prairie, to build housing units […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 202134 Views

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GNWT seeking support to find space for temporary Day shelter

August 3, 2021 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is reaching out to interested parties for information on the availability of physical space for a temporary Day shelter within Yellowknife. It is necessary to find additional shelter space to support those experiencing homelessness in Yellowknife before the cold weather returns in the fall. The […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202122 Views

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