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More housing is ‘needed, really needed’ for Indigenous people in Sask., report says – The Star Phoenix

“It’s too bad the government can’t come spend a week here and see what we deal with.” Sep 22, 2022 A new report from Statistics Canada has found many Indigenous people in Canada struggling to find safe, quality housing. In Saskatchewan, researchers, advocates and community members know how serious the problem is. “I wish we […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202221 Views

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STC Tribal Chief Mark Arcand announces second shelter to open in coming months

Saskatoon Tribal Council Tribal Chief Mark Arcand didn’t mince words when discussing the city’s homelessness problem with some of Saskatoon’s top business people. As the guest speaker at the NSBA luncheon, Tribal Chief Arcand laid out the harsh reality the city faces. “Since December we have had over 1000 unique individuals use the services offered […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202234 Views

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STC Rapid Housing Project

The Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) is pleased to announce that construction is underway for Cress Housing Corporation’s – STC’s affordable housing arm – rapid housing project funded under the National Housing Strategy by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Saskatchewan Housing Corporation and the City of Saskatoon. The announcement was made at a ceremony in […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 202235 Views

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Canada supports housing in Saskatchewan

Families and children with complex needs have access to new affordable homes in Saskatchewan thanks to investments made by the Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside the Honourable Gene Makowsky, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Housing Corporation, Tyler Mathies, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 202239 Views

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Budget 2022 housing funding for Métis Nation Housing Strategy

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada News release July 22, 2022 — Batoche, Saskatchewan — Crown−Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Today, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown−Indigenous Relations, announced that $124.5 million from Budget 2022 will support work underway by the Métis Nation Housing Strategy, which is implemented through Métis provincial partners and their […]

by ahnationtalk on July 25, 202238 Views

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Media advisory: Minister Miller to announce funding for Métis Nation Housing Strategy

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Media advisory Batoche, Saskatchewan —  Please be advised that the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Crown–Indigenous Relations will make an announcement regarding Budget 2022 housing funding for the Métis Nation Housing Strategy at the 50th anniversary of the Back to Batoche festival. Date: Friday, July 22, 2022 Time: 3:00 […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 2022104 Views

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Ministers Working Together to Make Housing more Affordable and Help Those in Need

June 28, 2022 REGINA, Saskatchewan — Today Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers responsible for Housing met face to face for the first time since 2018. Housing Ministers had the opportunity to share their successes, while identifying commonsense approaches to tackling challenges. Ministers also met, in a separate meeting, with national Indigenous leaders and representatives to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 202244 Views

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Opening Of Tiny Homes In Pinehouse Lake

June 22, 2022 Everyone deserves a safe and affordable home. George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Athabasca Jim Lemaigre, on behalf of Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC) […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202245 Views

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Human Rights Claims: Right to Housing Violations Against Women & Gender-diverse People in Canada

Human rights claims: right to housing violations against women & gender-diverse people in Canada On June 14, the Federal Housing Advocate will receive two urgent human rights claims from Women and Indigenous groups raising the growing housing emergency for women and gender-diverse people – a first in Canada WHAT: Keepers of the Circle and the […]

by alnationtalk on June 13, 202260 Views

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New homes for families in Prince Albert

June 8, 2022 Everyone in Canada deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, and Alana Ross, MLA for Prince Albert Northcote, on behalf of the Honourable Gene Makowsky, Social Services Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202267 Views

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