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Canada-Nunavut Housing Benefit (CHB) Program

27 January 2023 The Canada-Nunavut Housing Benefit (CHB) program, administered by the Department of Family Services, provides temporary financial relief to individuals or families in private rental accommodation. It provides access to benefits for housing on the private market so individuals, youth, or families can transition through a period of vulnerability or crisis. This program […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202323 Views

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Have Your Say on the Housing NWT Energy Management Strategy

January 25, 2023 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is seeking input from residents and organizations on the Housing NWT Energy Management Strategy. This work is guided by the Housing NWT Renewal Strategy and supports the core value in Housing NWT’s mandate to look for environmental and fiscal sustainability in all aspects of our […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 20237 Views

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GNWT increases funding for most homeownership repair programs

January 23, 2023 Guided by Housing Northwest Territories’ (NWT) renewal strategy, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) will increase funding levels for most of its homeownership repair programs. The following programs have increased maximum funding from $10,000 to $15,000 per eligible applicant: – Emergency Repair Program – Fuel Tank Replacement Program – Seniors Aging […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202311 Views

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Housing NWT collaborates with residents on design of new seniors’ duplexes

December 21, 2022 Guided by Housing Northwest Territories’ (NWT) renewal strategy, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is developing seniors’ duplexes using an enhanced approach that involves increased collaboration with community members. The GNWT has been involved in a collaborative process with members of Fort McPherson, Fort Simpson, Fort Resolution, Tulita and Behchokǫ̀ on […]

by ahnationtalk on December 21, 202232 Views

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Investments in Inuit housing inadequate to address human rights violations: watchdog – CTV News

Dec. 4, 2022 From a family living for seven years in a condemned home that was meant to be temporary to people with disabilities having to be carried in and out of their bathrooms, Canada’s housing advocate says during a tour this fall of several Inuit communities she got a glimpse into the dire living […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202221 Views

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How an Inuit factory producing modular homes aims to ease Nunavut’s housing shortage – The Globe and Mail

In Arviat, a facility set to open in 2025 would put Inuit tradespeople to work building modular units tailored to the North’s needs On the outskirts of the Nunavut hamlet of Arviat, past the polar bear alert signs and the packed-to-the-rafters schools and the community freezer full of caribou meat, lies a gravel pad on […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202237 Views

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Canada and Yukon open 84-suite seniors’ supportive living community in Whitehorse

01/12/2022 The Yukon’s first private seniors’ supportive living community has officially opened its doors in Whitehorse with 84 modern suites, including housing units for First Nations Elders and affordable units for low-income seniors. Today, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion Ahmed Hussen, Member of Parliament for the Yukon Brendan Hanley, Minister Responsible for the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202228 Views

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Government of Yukon and Chu Níikwän partner to open more than 150 lots for homes

Nov 28, 2022 The Government of Yukon has signed a $2.5-million loan agreement with the Kwanlin Dün First Nation’s (KDFN) arms-length development corporation Chu Níikwän Limited Partnership (CNLP), for a new residential land development project at Copper Ridge West in Whitehorse. The project is expected to create more than 150 lots for single-detached homes and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 202219 Views

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NTI’s Housing Summit Concludes in Iqaluit

(November 23, 2022, Iqaluit, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s (NTI) Housing Summit wrapped up today after two days of discussion amongst leaders and partners from across Nunavut, Inuit Nunangat and the governments of Nunavut and Canada on how best to collaborate to address the housing crisis in Nunavut and across Inuit Nunangat. Approximately 150 participants gathered […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202236 Views

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Three New Transitional Housing Project for Vulnerable Inuit Women and Children

Nov 22, 2022 IQALUIT, NU – Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion was joined by the Honourable Daniel Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, the Honourable Margaret Nakashuk, Minister of Family Services, Aluki Kotierk, President, Nunavut Tunngavik Inc, and Levi Barnabas, Acting President, Qikiqtani Inuit Association and Sherri Robertson, Executive […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 202229 Views

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