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Frontiers Foundation is no longer operating but this website remains as a witness to all the good work by many people; to all the good memories and relationships created over the many years. All done to the honour of the Great Spirit.

Project Amik

In a city struggling to provide affordable housing for low-income people, Frontiers is pleased to be a part of the City of Toronto's Let's Build Program. Project Amik is a housing project that provides housing for families, singles, seniors and disabled individuals. Funds were raised through the City, other levels of government, local community agencies, and the Frontiers Foundation.

Project Amik includes:

  • 1 three-story, 44 unit building converted from an old industrial factory
  • 1 three-story, 31 unit building created through new construction
  • Each building contains a mix of one, two, and three bedroom apartments
  • available surface and ground parking
  • Le Petit Chaperon Rouge Day Care
  • Art Gallery displaying aboriginal art

In addition to these structural components, there are attractive landscaping elements, as well as improvements to the adjacent park which provide an excellent recreational environment.

The financial structure of the project includes assistance available from the City of Toronto, the Federal Government and the private sector. A surrogate board, called the "New Frontiers Aboriginal Residential Corporation" (N.F.A.R.C), has been created to take responsibility for Project Amik.

The Frontiers Foundation has a long history of working in partnership with aboriginal communities across Canada to assist in improving their housing conditions. Given the significant problems experienced by aboriginal people in the City of Toronto, Frontiers is placing a strong emphasis on providing housing for these individuals, as well as providing housing for all other groups. The target is to provide 50% of the units to aboriginal families, singles and seniors and 50% to all other groups.