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MMF celebrates new Housing in The Pas at ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Pas, MB – On Friday, November 2, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) celebrated the completion of two new housing units in The Pas with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new duplex on Bignell Avenue includes a 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom unit. This is the fifth housing project completed by the MMF since partnering with Manitoba […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201818 Views

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The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs concerned about high rates of homelessness for First Nations people in Winnipeg

Treaty One Territory, MB – Grand Chief Arlen Dumas of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is responding to the results of the 2018 Winnipeg Street Census. “First Nations people continue to be overrepresented when it comes to the issue of homelessness,” stated Grand Chief Dumas. “The AMC is concerned that nearly 66 per cent of people experiencing homelessness […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201830 Views

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Homeless census highlights need for support for youth in care, Indigenous people, organizer says – CBC

Study attempts to count as many homeless people in Winnipeg as possible Oct 10, 2018 Being Indigenous and involvement in the child welfare system are two of the most common characteristics of people experiencing homelessness in Winnipeg, the latest street census suggests. The 2018 Winnipeg street census attempted to gather information on as many homeless […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201840 Views

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Members of Lake St. Martin First Nation Continue Return to Rebuilt Community with Completion of 190 Homes

August 24, 2018 Canada, Manitoba, and Lake St. Martin First Nation are working together to bring home residents displaced by severe flooding in 2011. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, the federal Minister of Indigenous Services, the Honourable Eileen Clarke, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Relations for the Province of Manitoba, and Lake St. Martin First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201847 Views

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Community celebrates opening of Merchants Corner on Selkirk Avenue

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, April 28, 2018 — The government of Canada and Manitoba along with Elders Stan McKay and Ann Callahan celebrated the opening of Merchants Corner, an innovative education, community and housing hub in Winnipeg’s North End. The 100 year-old Merchants Hotel, along with six adjoining city lots, now hosts The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Urban […]

by pmnationtalk on April 30, 201854 Views

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Winnipeggers’ Need for Better Quality, More Affordable Housing Increases for First Time Since 1996

“Core housing need” measures the percentage of households within a city whose housing either: i) costs them more than 30 per cent of their income; ii) requires major repairs; or iii) is not big enough for their family size. What else can Peg tell us about core housing need in Winnipeg? Peg tells us… Winnipeg’s […]

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 2017124 Views

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Canadians get affordable housing help – Winnipeg

Plan calls for significant investments in affordable units and repairs to existing units WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, November 24, 2017 — All Canadians need and deserve housing that is safe and affordable. A home makes Canadians feel more secure, making it easier to raise healthy children, pursue an education, and gain employment. Robert-Falcon Ouellette Member of Parliament for […]

by pmnationtalk on November 24, 2017161 Views

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Ministers committed to improving housing outcomes for Canadians

VICTORIA – Federal, Provincial and Territorial Housing Ministers Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housing met today to discuss key priorities for housing in Canada. Ministers agreed to move forward with a renewed federal, provincial and territorial collaboration in housing based on integrity, openness and respect. Ministers discussed the development of a National Housing Strategy […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201799 Views

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Flood evacuees from Lake St. Martin return home – APTN

It’s been a long six years since devastating flooding forced more than a thousand members of Lake St. Martin First Nation from their homes. Now some of those community members are returning home for the first time. “We’re turning over some houses to the community members that have been evacuated for six years,” Chief Adrian […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2017120 Views

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After six year wait, Lake St. Martin flood victims get keys to their new homes – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 2, 2017  LAKE ST. MARTIN, Man. _ After enduring a six-year wait, 12 families returned home Thursday to the Lake St. Martin First Nation in Manitoba. They got the keys to their new homes on the reserve, which was ravaged by floods back in 2011, forcing the evacuation of about 1,000 people. […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2017117 Views

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