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Indigenous Shelter and Transitional Housing Initiative: Apply by March 2024

January 23, 2023 Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) are accepting applications for the Indigenous Shelter and Transitional Housing Initiative. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a periodic basis until March 2024 so long as funding allows. There is currently funding available for the construction of shelters or […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 20236 Views

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First Nation, Manitoba and feds team up on rental project for Indigenous students – Global News

January 11, 2023 An apartment complex slated to open next year in Winnipeg is to provide First Nations students who have moved off reserve an affordable place to live while they pursue post-secondary education. The project is being spearheaded by the Opaskwayak Cree Nation in northern Manitoba, with funding from the federal and Manitoba governments. […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202312 Views

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Canada Invests in Affordable Living with New Apartment Block in Downtown Winnipeg

January 11, 2023 Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs and Minister responsible for Prairies Economic Development Canada and CanNor, Manitoba Minister of Families Rochelle Squires and Chief Sidney Ballantyne of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation, announced a combined investment of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 11, 202313 Views

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Winnipeg street census suggests barriers for Indigenous people to accessing homeless shelters – CBC

Nov 16, 2022 Indigenous people overrepresented in unhoused population, while non-Indigenous overrepresented in shelters Warren Catcheway has a room at the Fort Garry Hotel for at least the next couple of nights. Where he goes after that remains unclear. The 53-year-old recently lost his home in Portage la Prairie, where he had lived for the […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202224 Views

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The AMC Responds to the Release of the Winnipeg Street Census 2022 Report

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues this statement in response to the release of the Winnipeg Street Census 2022 Report and the key findings which highlight the ongoing overrepresentation of First Nations citizens experiencing homelessness in Winnipeg. The 2022 Winnipeg Street Census was completed this year on May 24th […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202234 Views

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Manitoba Government Announces Initiatives to Improve Community Safety and Wellness across the Province

Working in Partnership with Community-Based Organizations to Provide Supports for Those Most in Need: Premier The Manitoba government is helping make communities safer by addressing and preventing homelessness with new investments in shelters and rental supports, Premier Heather Stefanson and Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “The path to a safe community is supporting those […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2022116 Views

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After decades of work by Indigenous community activists, Winnipeg is finally receiving funding for a 24/7 shelter – National Observer

October 24th 2022 Winnipeg will finally establish a 24/7 shelter for Indigenous women and gender-diverse people thanks to funding from the federal Ministry of Indigenous Affairs. It’s a victory for community advocates who have been working for decades on the project. Velma’s House, as the shelter will be called, will be run by Ka Ni […]

by ahnationtalk on October 24, 202234 Views

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FNHPA 1st annual national conference scheduled for November 29-December 1 in Winnipeg

FNHPA 1st annual national conference scheduled for November 29-December 1 in Winnipeg REGISTER TODAY WHO SHOULD ATTEND Chiefs, Administrators, and Financial Officers Housing Managers/Directors and staff in First Nation communities Individuals or firms working in the First Nation housing industry, such as: Builders Developers Building suppliers Land surveyors Financial institutions Insurance firms PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS at […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 2022189 Views

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Indigenous people more likely to have housing issues as population grows: StatCan – CTV News

WINNIPEG – Angela Klassen Janeczko calls out to a young woman sitting behind a building in downtown Winnipeg to see if she needs any water or food. They know each other by name and Janeczko has seen the young Indigenous woman struggle with housing and addiction for more than year. Janeczko works with the Bear […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202246 Views

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Manitoba Government Announces More than $6.3 Million in New Funding to Support Homelessness Initiatives

August 11, 2022 Addressing Homelessness Calls for Co-ordinated Approach that includes Community-Led Solutions: Squires The Manitoba government is helping vulnerable citizens by providing $6.3 million to community agencies as part of the province’s first whole-of-government strategy to end homelessness, Families Minister Rochelle Squires announced today. “Our government understands that addressing homelessness calls for a co-ordinated […]

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 202279 Views

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