NEWS | Supporting Fort Saskatchewan affordable housing

February 15, 2019By ANPHANews

Fort Saskatchewan residents with low income will soon have a new option for safe, modern and affordable housing, with support from the Alberta government. The province is investing $6 million toward an affordable housing project in Fort Saskatchewan. The new development is expected to provide around 83 one- and two-bedroom units for families and seniors … Read More

JOBS | Program Coordinator – Social Planning (City of Red Deer) – Red Deer

February 15, 2019By ANPHAOpportunities

The City of Red Deer is seeking a Program Coordinator – Social Planning in Red Deer, AB. The program coordinators provide facilitation and professional program and administrative consultation to individuals, groups and agencies working collaboratively to develop and promote initiatives that address current and emerging housing needs in the community, and preventive social services in accordance with Alberta’s FCSS … Read More

EVENT | Workshop – Jump-Start Your Affordable Housing Development

February 15, 2019By ANPHAEvent

The Sustainable Housing Initiative (SHI) is hosting workshops in Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto designed specifically for small organizations and communities working to develop affordable housing. Over the last 14 months the SHI has been collaborating with industry experts from across the county to develop a comprehensive step-by-step guide for building affordable housing. Join the workshop … Read More

NEWS | New affordable housing facility opens in southwest Calgary

February 15, 2019By ANPHANews

A new affordable housing facility opened in southwest Calgary on Tuesday. Wildwood’s three-storey stacked townhomes at 4012 Bow Trail S.W. feature high-efficiency windows, water heaters and Energy Star label appliances for sustainability’s sake. All but one of its 48 units have already been filled. The Alberta government provided a $10.9-million grant for the project’s construction, … Read More

NEWS | Hope Mission wins right to rebuild 400-bed homeless shelter

February 12, 2019By ANPHANews

Hope Mission has won the right to tear down and rebuild the 63-year-old Herb Jamieson Centre, despite community concerns the concentration of homeless services is damaging the neighbourhood. A decision from the city’s arm’s-length subdivision and development appeal board gives the not-for-profit agency the right to rebuild a structure with cots for 400 men at … Read More

JOBS | Director of Strategic Initiatives (Métis Urban Housing Corporation) – Edmonton

February 12, 2019By ANPHAOpportunities

The Métis Urban Housing Corporation is seeking Director of Strategic Initiatives in Edmonton, AB. The Director of Strategic Initiatives is responsible for building strategies to obtain funding or financing opportunities to increase or renovate existing housing portfolio of MUHC. Duties and responsibilities include: provide leadership and guidance on effective strategies, processes and deliverables to successfully implement new initiatives … Read More

RESEARCH | Survey on where should Calgary spend its money

February 12, 2019By ANPHAResearch

The School of Public Policy partnered with the Canadian Municipal Election Study to ask 2,001 Calgarians about their municipal spending priorities. The survey was carried out by Forum Research between November 14 and December 13, 2018. The results are weighted by gender and age. They chose to focus on nine policy areas to capture a … Read More

EVENT | Conference – Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative

February 12, 2019By ANPHAEvent

Join the Calgary Homeless Foundation and The School of Public Policy for Data That Makes a Difference, the fourth annual Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative. During this distinctive and informative event, we’ll also discuss future opportunities, and connect with one another to build our own networks in our shared vision of using data to make a … Read More

JOBS | Executive Director (Libbie Young Centre) – Lloydminster

February 12, 2019By ANPHAOpportunities

The Libbie Young Centre is seeking Executive Director in Lloydminster, AB. The Libbie Young Centre Inc. is a non-government, non-profit, community-based organization that aims to address mental health issues by providing housing, life skills, supportive living, day programming and educational services. The Executive Director, under the direction of the Board of Directors, is responsible and accountable … Read More

NEWS | Residents voice concerns opposing Peaks of Grassi housing development

February 5, 2019By ANPHANews

Canmore residents had their say at the public hearing for Peaks Landing District Bylaw 2018-14 at the Council chambers on January 29, after Council received a new application in January to rezone the area and allow development, and approved the first reading. Roughly 100 people attended the three-hour hearing. The majority in attendance were opposed … Read More