The Department of National Defence will spend up to $400,000 next year to demolish military houses along Kenaston Boulevard. To read Winnipeg Free Press article click here.
General News of the Coalition – Meetings, Advance Notices, Upcoming Events, etc
A new transitional housing project is anticipated to open its doors in May on Ellice Ave. in Winnipeg for 18 newcomers to Canada as they transition into permanent housing. Read more Refugee-claimant-housing-prepares-for-timely-launch-Winnipeg-Free-Press.pdf
Click here to read Réseau Québécois Des OSBL D’Habitation (RQOH) paper on the value of community housing with recommendations to the federal government as it considers its housing and anti-poverty strategies.
The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association applauded the announcements related to social and affordable housing announced by Finance Minister Bill Morneau in the 2017 Federal Budget. Click here to read more about measures contained in the budget.
The federal government launched national consultations to solicit the views of individual Canadians and housing organizations, experts and stakeholders on the vision, outcomes, themes and principles for a National Housing Strategy. This report highlights what was heard during the four-month consultation process. It includes input and analysis from an online survey, expert and stakeholder roundtables, focus […]
At a National Housing Day event held in Winnipeg and hosted by the Right to Housing Coalition on November 17th, the report, Building a Community Asset: The Ongoing Need for Social Housing in Manitoba by Josh Brandon, Community Animator at the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg was released. Click here to read the report.
The Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition has made several recommendations to the Province of Manitoba as it consults with Manitobans on housing needs to develop future priorities of Manitoba Housing. To read the submission click here
The Manitoba government is inviting Manitobans to participate in a survey on housing needs that will help shape the future priorities of Manitoba Housing. Share your views by completing an online survey. Submit your responses by end-of-day November 18, 2016.
Click here to read Right to Housing Coalition’s submission re the National Housing Strategy Consultation.