Indigenous Caucus Day Highlights Report has been released by the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association. It was developed through the Indigenous Housing Caucus Day, which takes place annually in conjunction with the CHRA Congress on Housing and Homelessness. A full-day collaborative forum attended by more than 150 delegates from across Canada, Caucus Day 2018 focused … Read More
A new Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) quarterly newsletter highlighting advocacy initiatives, activities, events, research and cross-sectoral news specific to Indigenous housing and homelessness. It’s led by the CHRA’s Indigenous Caucus Working Group.
Public Interest Alberta obtained the following information from Statistics Canada’s monthly Labour Force Survey. It indicates the average number of employed Albertans in each category for the year ending June 30, 2018. The total number of employed Albertans in this period was 1,913,200. The minimum wage will increase from $13.60 per hour to $15.00 per … Read More
Older homeless people are rapidly rising in number yet largely misunderstood and invisible. By providing a voice to George and Hilary, Beyond Housing aims to raise awareness, combat stereotypes, & provide hope to older homeless adults across Canada. TELUS STORYHIVE supports compelling, original stories told by filmmakers from BC and Alberta by providing production funding, … Read More
Canada unveils its first-ever Poverty Reduction Strategy. It followed two years of public consultations and hearings by a Parliamentary Committee. The Strategy sets forth a poverty reduction target of 20% by 2020 and a 50% reduction by 2030. The Strategy will also create an official measure of poverty: Canada’s Official Poverty Line. This is based … Read More
Profiles derived from Electoral Boundaries (defined by the Alberta Elections Act, Chapter E-1, 2018) provides detailed demographic and socio-economic information. Data have been specifically tabulated from the 2016 Census of Canada.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has funding available to encourage and support applications in specific areas aligning with CIHR’s research priority areas and mandates. These include: Research and Knowledge Translation in Indigenous Health and Housing Research and Knowledge Translation on Urban Housing and Health Deadline to apply: November 1, 2018
The annual report of the ministry of Seniors and Housing contains: the minister’s accountability statement the audited consolidated financial statements of the ministry a comparison of actual performance results to desired results as set out in the ministry business plan, which was published as part of the previous year’s budget financial statements for the entities … Read More
The Government of Alberta is committing $120 million towards the Indigenous Housing Capital Program. This program is unique because it helps Indigenous governments and organizations design and deliver affordable housing to Indigenous communities. Simply put, it is a housing program designed by Indigenous people, for Indigenous people. The Indigenous program is part of our larger … Read More
The community housing sector is modernizing. Recent developments, from the National Housing Strategy to Ontario’s proposed modernized framework, are moving into a new era and challenging all to think creatively. At the recent 2018 Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s Pre-Congress Innovation Forum, three sector leaders came together to share how research can help drive innovation … Read More