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Cabins going up in the outskirts of several Nunavut communities as a place of refuge – Nunatsiaq News

Jun 20, 2022 Ikur’raq Cabin Building Program intended to help Nunavummiut rest or get away from difficult situations at home Nunavummiut looking to get away from difficult circumstances at home may soon have the option to find some relief at a community-run cabin. Earlier this month, Family Services Minister Margaret Nakashuk announced that at least […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202220 Views

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Connective partners with Council of Yukon First Nations to operate shelter at 405 Alexander Street

June 14, 2022 Connective, in partnership with the Council of Yukon First Nations, will assume operations of the shelter at 405 Alexander Street in Whitehorse on October 1, 2022. This marks the final phase of the Government of Yukon’s plan to transfer operations and management of the Housing First residence on Wood Street and the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202213 Views

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$25M for Gwich’in homes, infrastructure ‘just a start’, says grand chief – CBC

Gwich’in Tribal Council planning community consultations for how to spend federal dollars Jun 03, 2022 People in Gwich’in communities will get a say in how the Gwich’in Tribal Council spends millions of dollars in federal infrastructure money, says the council’s grand chief. On Tuesday, the federal government announced $78.6 million in funding for the Tłı̨chǫ […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202227 Views

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Paulie Chinna: Housing Northwest Territories Memorandum of Understanding with Tłı̨chǫ Government

Check against delivery Mr. Speaker, since becoming the Minister Responsible for Housing Northwest Territories, I have repeatedly spoken on the theme of partnership.   This is because the Northwest Territories is in a housing crisis that cannot be solved by any one government alone. Mr. Speaker, it is crucial that Housing Northwest Territories works with Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 202222 Views

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Nunavut cabinet ministers bunking in hotels due to ‘severe shortage’ of housing in Iqaluit – Nunatsiaq News

May 30, 2022 Ministers are required to move to Iqaluit once appointed to their positions Two Nunavut cabinet ministers are living in hotels as a result of a “severe shortage” of housing in Iqaluit, according to Premier P.J. Akeeagok. In response to questions from Ammituq MLA Joelie Kaernerk in the legislative assembly on May 27, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2022106 Views

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Housing is a key priority in Nunavut’s $2.5B budget – Nunatsiaq News

Finance minister says he’s willing to spend budget surplus on more housing The first proposed budget for Nunavut’s newly elected legislative assembly put a focus on housing, including $27 million for new public and staff housing. “One of the biggest things we lack in Nunavut is housing,” Finance Minister Lorne Kusugak said in the budget […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202219 Views

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Statement on the Office of the Auditor General of Canada performance audit on the state of housing for vulnerable Yukoners

May 25, 2022 Minister responsible for the Yukon Housing Corporation Ranj Pillai and Minister of Health and Social Services Tracy-Anne McPhee have issued the following statement: “The Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG) has released a report following the completion of a performance audit on the state of housing for vulnerable Yukoners. The […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202220 Views

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Report of the Auditor General of Canada to the Yukon Legislative Assembly—Yukon Housing

Background Housing 1. As in other parts of Canada, access to housing in Yukon—particularly for vulnerable persons, including those who are homeless or at risk of homelessnessDefinition 1—is a challenge. Access to housing along the housing continuumDefinition 2 affects many aspects of people’s quality of life, such as educational outcomes, incarceration rates, infectious and chronic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202279 Views

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Canada creates new affordable homes in Délįnę

May 24, 2022 Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Affordable housing is key to Canada’s pandemic recovery, including in Délı̨nę. Today, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside Paulie Chinna, Minister Responsible for Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 202224 Views

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Sambaa K’e launches action plan to address housing needs – Cabin Radio

May 18, 2022 Sambaa K’e is consulting its members to put together an action plan that addresses the Dehcho community’s housing needs. Yellowknife consulting firm Planit North is leading a review for the Sambaa K’e First Nation that involves interviews and surveys followed by housing assessments and building inspections. The resulting plan will pinpoint issues […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202225 Views

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