RESOURCE | Indigenous Caucus Day Highlights Report – Canadian Housing and Renewal Association

September 14, 2018By ANPHAResources

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

RESOURCE | 2018 Alberta Low Wage Report – Public Interest Alberta

September 11, 2018By ANPHAResources

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

RESOURCE | Short Documentary ‘Beyond Housing’

September 7, 2018By ANPHAResources

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

RESOURCE | National Poverty Reduction – Canadian Government

August 31, 2018By ANPHAResources

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

RESOURCE | Funding for CIHR research priority areas

August 21, 2018By ANPHAResources

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  

RESOURCE | Alberta Seniors and Housing’s Annual Report

August 17, 2018By ANPHAResources

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

RESOURCE | Housing solutions for Indigenous people, by Indigenous people

July 31, 2018By ANPHAResources

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

RESOURCE | Using research to drive innovation in the community housing sector

July 13, 2018By ANPHAResources

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