Better housing, less disease

// // Posted in Aboriginal Health News, Inuit

This past mid-December, when most Arctic residents started shifting their lives around to get ready for the holiday season, the National Aboriginal Health Organization released a big report on what it calls the “ongoing Inuit housing crisis in Canada.”Chances are … Continue reading

First Nations housing in dire need of overhaul

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More than 40 per cent of homes on reserves need major repairs, compared with seven per cent outside reserves. A recent federal evaluation of First Nations housing concluded that the housing shortage on reserves is severe and only getting worse. According … Continue reading

Creating Opportunities for Aboriginal Families Through Homeownership

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Lorelei was the first in her family to graduate from high school, attend university, and be fully employed as a family support worker. Despite these accomplishments, she found herself trapped in a cycle of poverty and unaffordable housing. Lorelei grew … Continue reading