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Fort McKay First Nation first real estate development to address affordable housing in Beaumont

Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) and its partner, Landrex Inc., created a new company called East Pine LP. Together, the partners have purchased a $2M section of land in Beaumont which is fully permitted for the development of a new multi-family residential complex. Last year the City of Beaumont was one of the top 5 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 20217 Views

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Canada supports rapid housing project in Nova Scotia

May 13, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery. Budget 2021 is a plan to bridge Canadians through the crisis and towards a robust recovery. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 20218 Views

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APCFNC: Federal Budget Investments in Housing and Infrastructure

Budget 2021 contained several investments in First Nation Housing and Infrastructure, which we have compiled here, including related investments: Budget 2021 proposes to invest $36 million over three years, starting in 2021-22, through the Strategic Partnerships Initiative, to build capacity for local, economically-sustainable clean energy projects in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities and support […]

by ahnationtalk on April 28, 202118 Views

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Governments announce multi-million investment in NS First Nations communities – Mortgage Broker News

19 Apr 2021 Federal and provincial governments have announced a fresh tranche of funding for the development of low-cost housing aimed at First Nations communities in Nova Scotia. Over $3.16 million in funding will be coursed through the Projects Stream of the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) for the immediate construction of 24 units of affordable […]

by ahnationtalk on April 19, 202118 Views

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Canada supports rapid housing in Nova Scotia

April 16, 2021 Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing is key to Canada’s recovery as communities across the country, including those in Nova Scotia, are dealing with the devastating impacts of rising levels of homelessness and housing need. Today, the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 202126 Views

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Mi’kmaw tiny-home builders hoping to tackle Indigenous housing crisis – CTV News

March 28, 2021 SASKATOON — A Mi’kmaw uncle-nephew duo are making tiny homes in the hopes of addressing crowded Indigenous households and the lack of adequate Indigenous housing in New Brunswick and communities across Canada. Lloyd Augustine and his nephew Robert, who run Piligan Construction in Esgenoôpetitj First Nations in New Brunswick, say their homes […]

by ahnationtalk on March 29, 202134 Views

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St. Francis Xavier U: New Project Aims to Strengthen the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia

If 2020 taught us anything, it is the importance of having a safe home. We at St. Francis Xavier University’s Extension Department (Extension), in partnership with the Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre), are pleased to announce the launch of Build Together: Strengthening the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia. Through this project, we aim to engage members of the community housing sector in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 202141 Views

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Mi’kmaw tiny-home builders hope to solve big housing shortage – CBC

Mar 10, 2021 Robert Augustine says tiny homes could be part of the solution for crowded Indigenous households Robert Augustine and his uncle Lloyd Augustine are proud to show off the tiny home they have built, and hopeful that homes like this one will help solve the housing crisis many people in their community are facing. “The […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202146 Views

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Halifax council approves development that will provide housing for Indigenous people – CBC

Diamond Bailey House will have 32 emergency beds, 11 bedrooms with shared washrooms and 10 bachelor units Feb 10, 2021 Halifax regional council unanimously endorsed amendments Thursday night to planning rules that will allow the construction of a housing development for Indigenous people that will include an emergency shelter and permanent housing in Halifax’s south end. […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202159 Views

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Province Adds Beds for Homeless in Halifax

December 14, 2020 Too many people do not have a place to call home and the COVID-19 pandemic is making their situation even worse. Public health protocols such as physical distancing mean fewer beds are available at a time when more people need them. That’s why the province is taking further steps to address homelessness […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202071 Views

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