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Housing

Architects behind rebuilding of Quebec FN community honoured

on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 12:47

 


The architects responsible for helping rebuild a Quebec First Nation have won the Governor General’s Medal for architecture.
Emergency Architects Canada is rebuilding the Anishinabe community of Kitcisakik located about 350 kilometres north of Montreal.
APTN National News visited the community last November and reporter Danielle Rochette offers a look back.

 

The video can be watched here:
http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2012/08/28/architects-behind-rebuilding-of-que...

 

Standing Tree to Standing Home

on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 13:23

Aboriginals in northern Canada build durable modern houses using local resources, thus the name of this video, Standing Tree to Standing Home. See charitable donations and government funding at work.

PRESS RELEASE: Forum and Tradeshow tackles northern housing issues head on

on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 05:43

Northern and Aboriginal Housing Forum and Tradeshow tackles northern housing issues head on.

Winnipeg, MB – Frontiers Foundation is hosting the Northern and Aboriginal Housing Forum and Tradeshow. From February 20-23, 2012 approximately 400 participants from Manitoba, Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta will meet at the Canad Inn Polo Park in Winnipeg to increase awareness and build partnerships for improving their northern housing.

The forum has four content streams: Northern Housing Technology, Northern Housing Management, Forestry, and Employment and Training in the Forestry and Construction Trades. These will run through the plenary and workshop sessions as well as the Trade Show. The conference is sponsored by Aboriginal Forestry Initiative, Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs, Manitoba Hydro, Manitoba Housing and Community Development, and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

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