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Ministerial Statement – Minister Abbott Highlights Affordable Housing Investments

May 12, 2022 The following statement was read in the House of Assembly today by the Honourable John G. Abbott, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development: Speaker, I rise in this Honourable House today to highlight significant investments, through cost-shared agreements, of approximately $140 million this year to improve housing affordability and prevent homelessness […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 202217 Views

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Minister O’Regan highlights affordable housing investments in Budget 2022

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release April 13, 2022 Through Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, the government of Canada makes targeted and responsible investments to create good jobs, grow our economy, and build a Canada where nobody gets left behind. Today the Honourable Seamus O’Regan […]

by ahnationtalk on April 14, 202295 Views

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Province and CMHA-PEI announces Community Housing Fund recipients

Mar 30 2022 Six different organizations will receive funding to support affordable housing, assisted living or planning and research supports related to housing. Cooperative housing, residential housing for Islanders with disabilities, transitional housing for Islanders in recovery and affordable housing options for veterans and their families are all being funding through the 2021/22 Community Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 30, 202225 Views

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Funds Exhausted for Elma’timk: To Go Home – Qalipu Emergency Housing Support

March 16, 2022 All categories for Elma’timk [To Go Home] Emergency Housing Support Program have closed as of March 15, 2022 and surpassed funding capacity. The need for this programming under its categories of Emergency Short Term Accommodations, Shelter Diversion and Prevention, and Emergency Housing Repair and Maintenance was evident and thoroughly recorded. The Housing […]

by ahnationtalk on March 17, 202235 Views

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Solution to Indigenous homelessness in St. John’s about more than shelter, say housing advocates – CBC

Mar 15, 2022 Indigenous people in St. John’s are twice as likely to be homeless compared to rest of population Indigenous people living in St. John’s are more than twice as likely to experience homelessness as non-Indigenous people, but housing advocates say the solution is more complicated than just finding more shelter space. Leanne Jesso […]

by ahnationtalk on March 15, 202229 Views

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Federal and Provincial Governments Help Address Housing and Homelessness Needs in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

February 16, 2022 The following is being distributed at the request of Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation: Everyone deserves a safe place to call home. Today, the Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced a $300,000 investment to support individuals experiencing homelessness in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. This includes cost-shared funding of $200,000 under the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202245 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Abbott to Announce Funding to Support Housing Solutions for Vulnerable Populations

February 15, 2022 The Honourable John Abbott, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, will announce funding for investments in community-based projects to support housing solutions for vulnerable populations, tomorrow (Wednesday, February 16). Minister Abbott will be joined by the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister Responsible […]

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 202246 Views

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Qalipu FN: Elma’timk: To Go Home – Emergency Housing Support Program

Introduction: Elma’timk: To Go Home Qalipu Emergency Housing Support Program aims to help prevent and reduce homelessness among our members. Existing support(s) include: Emergency Short Term Accommodations – Provide hotel arrangements for a maximum of 5 nights. Shelter Diversion and Prevention – Provide housing/rental startup assistance such as first month’s rent and/or last month’s and/or […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202282 Views

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Assembly Supports the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre in Working Towards Solutions for their Indigenous Clients

December 17, 2021 The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs (Assembly) recently met with Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre’s (MNFC) Executive Director, Pam Glode-Desrochers, to discuss the ongoing concerns with the options available for emergency and homeless shelters for our urban Indigenous population in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). The Assembly fully supports decisions made by […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202163 Views

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Halifax Indigenous homeless shelter not properly serving community, to close Dec. 31 – The Star

HALIFAX – A Halifax shelter for Indigenous people experiencing homelessness will close at the end of the month because it’s not properly serving the city’s Indigenous community, the centre’s administration said Tuesday. Some of the shelter’s staff, however, say the closure is a response to a unionization drive that was recently started. Pamela Glode-Desrochers, executive […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202165 Views

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