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Indigenous-run tiny house community aims to offer ‘protection, security’ to Winnipeg’s homeless – CBC

Feb 22, 2021 ‘The Village’ project asked people living in makeshift encampments what they wanted Ryan Ednie spends most nights outside of Winnipeg’s Thunderbird House sleeping by a fire. The Métis man, who has been homeless for over a year, says this is where he feels most safe. “I do what I need to survive. I avoid shelters […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202115 Views

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Winnipeg’s homeless community, allies reeling after person dies in homeless encampment fire – CBC

‘There was an explosion there simply because they’re trying to keep warm in wintertime’ Feb 17, 2021 Advocates, outreach workers and a provincial politician are calling for more permanent solutions to homelessness in Winnipeg, after someone living in a homeless encampment died in a fire Tuesday morning. “It’s very unfortunate to see this happen,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 202131 Views

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SCO Applauds Efforts to Protect Homeless

February 12, 2021 ANISHINAABE AND DAKOTA TERRITORY, MB — The Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO) is pledging its support for an Indigenous led movement to help care for Winnipeg’s homeless population. “It is unfathomable to think that in a wealthy nation state such as Canada, we have anyone left outside to face the elements, especially extreme […]

by ahnationtalk on February 12, 202127 Views

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It means we’re not freezing’: 15 people out of extreme cold, into Winnipeg hotel, thanks to church group – CBC

Encounter Life Fellowship members going out every night of extreme cold warning, checking on people outside Feb 10, 2021 Jeremy Duck fishes out a handful of candy bars and a Coca Cola from a small vending machine in a hotel lobby. This is his second night here. Before that, he was sleeping in a bus […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202127 Views

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Main Street Shelter Opens in Winnipeg

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) welcomed the opening of the Winnipeg Main Street Shelter, which will provide 120 new shelter beds to support Canadians experiencing homelessness in Winnipeg. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2020148 Views

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MKO: Resources for People Experiencing Homelessness in Thompson, Manitoba

Dec 1, 2020 To view this post in a PDF format, please click here. To view this post in a JPG format, please click here for page 1, and here for page 2. This following information provides resources that people experiencing homelessness in Thompson can access free of charge. Please note that the Canadian Mental […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 2020191 Views

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Province to Support New Customized Home for People with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

October 21, 2020 New Property to Create Safer Environment for Residents and Staff: Stefanson Construction will soon begin on a new, custom-built home designed to help adults with intellectual disabilities and challenging support needs make the transition to living in the community, Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. “We are a proud partner in this […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 202064 Views

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MMF Celebrates New Affordable Housing Build in the Vibrant Métis Neighbourhood of St. Boniface

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) will be celebrating the beginning of a new housing build at 184 Eugenie Street in the historic Métis neighbourhood of St. Boniface with a ground-breaking ceremony. The event is today, October 8 at 11:00 a.m. This project is a six-plex and will include one four-bedroom unit, two […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 202086 Views

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Canada and Manitoba Invest $2 Million to Support Home Ownership

October 2, 2020 The Canada and Manitoba governments will partner with a number of local organizations to create home ownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income Manitobans, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Manitoba Families Minister Heather Stefanson announced today. This $2 million initiative will provide first-time homebuyers with down payment […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 202079 Views

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MMF Announces New Frank Bruce Metis Seniors Complex

Winnipeg, MB – On Monday, August 17 at 11:00 am, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) will be celebrating the Grand Opening of the Frank Bruce Métis Seniors Complex in the historic Métis Community of St. Laurent in the Interlake region of Manitoba. The complex is located on Father Guy Lavallee Bay across from the Rural Municipality […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2020154 Views

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