New funding supports indigenous housing projects
New funding supports indigenous housing projects

By Chevi Rabbi, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Indigenous communities right across Canada are facing a massive housing crisis. Therefore, it is vital for all level governments to work together to ensure Canada’s youngest and fastest growing population doesn’t end up on the streets or homeless. Earlier this month Federal Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion Ahmed Hussen and Alberta Seniors and Housing Minister Josephine Pon announced contributions to two Alberta housing projects on behalf of the federal and provincial governments. “No relationship is more important to our government than the one with Indigenous Peoples. We will continue to work with our partners, like Swan River First Nation and the Conklin Resource Development Advisory Committee, to provide Indigenous communities in northern Alberta and across the province with homes that meet

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