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Construction Underway on another Federal and Provincial Affordable Housing Development in Pleasantville

December 9, 2022 More accessible and affordable public housing is being constructed in St. John’s for people with lower incomes. The Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are investing $1.85 million to support the construction of eight new affordable housing units on Janeway Place, in Pleasantville, for households with lower incomes. The contract was […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 202242 Views

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Nunatsiavut Housing Commission officially established, marking new era of housing self-determination for Inuit

November 30, 2022 On November 10, Nunatsiavut President Johannes Lampe signed an Executive Order declaring into effect Inuit Law 2019-03 An Act Respecting Housing in Nunatsiavut and to Establish a Nunatsiavut Housing Commission. This historic signing marks the official establishment of the Nunatsiavut Housing Commission (NHC), the new Public Agency of the Nunatsiavut Government responsible […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202239 Views

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Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island inaugurates 33 new affordable units in PEI

Nov 10, 2022 Today, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with Matthew MacKay, Minister of Social Development and Housing for PEI celebrated the opening of two affordable housing projects on Prince Edward Island. Officially completed on November 10th, 2022, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2022120 Views

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Federal Housing Advocate visiting Nunatsiavut, ULM next week

Federal Housing Advocate Marie-Josée Houle will be visiting Nunatsiavut and Upper Lake Melville next week as part of a tour of Inuit Nunangat to report on the failure of Canada to deliver adequate housing to Inuit. The Federal Housing Advocate is an independent, non-partisan watchdog, based in the office of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 202241 Views

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Emergency Housing Repair Funds Available to Band Members Impacted by Hurricane Fiona

September 28, 2022 In the days following one of the worst storms to hit our shores, we are reflecting on the struggles now faced by individuals and families who have lost their homes and belongings.  It is a difficult moment to be sure, and our thoughts and prayers are with those facing these challenges. At […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202245 Views

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Partnership to result in new housing at Elsipogtog First Nation

28 September 2022 ELSIPOGTOG (GNB) – The provincial government and Elsipogtog First Nation are partnering to add dozens of housing units to the community. The arrangement includes plans for 20 community-owned units and five individual-owned units per year, over the next five years. The government will pay Elsipogtog a percentage of the net profits from […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 202248 Views

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I’tesnen: We Are Staying” Qalipu Emergency Housing Response Program Launch

September 1, 2022 Introduction: “I’tesnen: We Are Staying” Qalipu Emergency Housing Response Program aims to help prevent and reduce homelessness among our members. Existing support(s) include: Emergency Housing Repair – Provide financial assistance (maximum $5,000 per household) to existing homeowner(s) in need of emergency repair(s) that would cause the homeowner to leave their home immediately. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 202253 Views

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Nunatsiavut Housing Commission Open Houses

The Nunatsiavut Government is working to establish the Nunatsiavut Housing Commission, which will be uniquely responsive to the housing needs and challenges of Inuit living within the Labrador Inuit Settlement Area. Open Houses will be held in Nain and Hopedale to provide Beneficiaries of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement an opportunity to meet with […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 202265 Views

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NS Government: Affordable Housing Commission Final Progress Report

August 22, 2022 The Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission has released its final progress report on the Province’s efforts to address the urgent need for improved affordable housing. Of the 17 recommendations and 60 meaningful actions in the commission’s 2021 report, Charting a New Course for Affordable Housing in Nova Scotia, close to 50 are […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 202259 Views

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Canada supports Indigenous womens shelter in Hammonds Plains

Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, July 18, 2022 People who are fleeing domestic violence need access to safe emergency shelters. That is why, through the help of the Government of Canada, Indigenous women and children fleeing domestic violence in Hammonds Plains will soon have access to a 28-bed shelter developed by Acadia First Nation. Today, The […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 202268 Views

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