NEWS | Beaverhill Pioneer Lodge officially opens in Lamont

April 23, 2018By ANPHANews

Fifty-five new units are now available at the new Beaverhill Pioneer Lodge in central Alberta town of Lamont. The senior residence offers increased flexibility to seniors in the level of care they can access and allows them to remain close to their families and communities. The project in the town 60 kilometres east of Edmonton, … Read More

NEWS | Province proposing Property Assessed Clean Energy Program

April 15, 2018By ANPHANews

The province says An Act to Enable Clean Energy Improvements would give municipalities the option to establish a Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program that would allow home and business owners to make their spaces more energy-efficient, without putting any money down. Solar panels, high-insulation windows and high-efficiency heating and cooling systems are among the … Read More

NEWS | Paul First Nation & provincial government partner to make energy bills more affordable & create local jobs

April 13, 2018By ANPHANews

With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Climate Leadership programs, the Paul First Nation will: Upgrade the energy efficiency of six housing units. Develop a long-term energy plan to help the Nation reduce energy needs and greenhouse gas emissions. Increase their community’s knowledge and awareness of climate change. Support the technical development stage for a commercially viable … Read More

NEWS | Federal, provincial & territorial housing ministers agree to a multilateral to implement National Housing Strategy

April 13, 2018By ANPHANews

Federal, provincial and territorial Housing Ministers (except Quebec) signed a multilateral framework agreement confirming provinces’ and territories’ intent to work with the federal government to implement the measures contained in the National Housing Strategy (NHS). The multilateral agreement identifies specific principles, goals and objectives agreed to by all Ministers in implementing the NHS measures, which … Read More

NEWS | Fully-automated, accessible apartment building a first for Calgary

April 10, 2018By ANPHANews

After two years of construction, Calgary’s first fully automated assisted living apartment building is ready for residents to move in. Inclusio is located in Calgary’s Capitol Hill neighbourhood, where it overlooks Confederation Park. The building will be home to 45 low-income Calgarians with limited mobility. The smart apartments have features like lighting, blinds and doors … Read More

NEWS | Alberta in line for $3.3B in federal infrastructure funding

April 4, 2018By ANPHANews

Alberta communities will receive $3.3 billion in federal funding over the next decade for public transit, green infrastructure and other projects, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi announced earlier this week in Edmonton. The money will be provided under a new bilateral agreement between the federal and Alberta governments. Ottawa is signing similar infrastructure agreements with all … Read More

NEWS | Government quietly changes $1.2 billion affordable housing plan

April 4, 2018By ANPHANews

The provincial government announced in June 2016 it was throwing $1.2 billion at affordable housing builds in Alberta over five years. But Seniors and Housing Minister Lori Sigurdson told a legislative committee Wednesday in Edmonton that the timeline has been extended by two years. Sigurdson cited “inevitable delays” due to the complexity of projects. Read full … Read More

NEWS | New, bigger women’s shelter coming to Rocky Mountain House

March 29, 2018By ANPHANews

Rocky Mountain House will open a new women’s shelter with transitional housing for families fleeing violence next spring. The new facility will be the first of its kind in Clearwater County. The federal and provincial government announced more than $1.9 million in funding for the Mountain Rose Women’s Shelter Association in Rocky Mountain House on … Read More