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News 2011

June 27, 2011
THREE LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE FUNDING FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING AT THE MADISON
The Government of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg today announced more than $1.2 million in funding for the Madison Memorial Lodge, an 88 bed housing project being renovated and transitioned to supportive housing by Siloam Mission.

March 17, 2011
Urban Ecology EQuilibriumT Housing Project Celebrates its Official Opening
Today, the Government of Canada along with the Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg announced the official opening of the Urban Ecology EQuilibriumT Housing project, an energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly home in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The home was built by the Winnipeg Housing Rehabilitation Corporation (WHRC) as part of CMHC's EQuilibriumT Sustainable Housing Demonstration Initiative, which encourages builders and developers to build the next generation of sustainable housing in Canada. The Urban Ecology Home is the tenth EQuilibriumT home across Canada to be completed and opened for public tours.

January 24, 2011
THREE LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCE FUNDING FOR NEW AFFORDABLE AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING
The Government of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg today announced $2.27 million in funding for the WestEnd Commons, a 24-unit affordable housing project being developed by St. Matthews Non Profit Housing Inc. and the Grain of Wheat Church Community.

News 2010

December 3, 2010
WINNIPEG HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS INITIATIVE CELEBRATES 37 NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS FOR FAMILIES AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
The Governments of Canada and Manitoba, and the City of Winnipeg today announced $10.7 million in funding for Place La Charette, a new affordable housing project to be managed by Ten Ten Sinclair Housing Inc. The thirty-seven new units will enhance housing quality and accessibility for families and people with disabilities in Winnipeg.

November 22, 2010
WINNIPEG GETS NEW HOUSING WITH $2.3 MILLION INVESTMENT BY THREE LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT
Winnipeg's inner city will see 33 new houses built as a result of more than $2.3 million in funding support from the Government of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg.

August 19, 2010
THREE LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT WORK TOGETHER TO HELP FIGHT HOMELESSNESS IN WINNIPEG
With the support of three levels of government, renovations will be made to a transitional housing facility known as "Neighbours," which will promote stability and independence for women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

August 10, 2010
THREE LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT WORK TOGETHER TO FIGHT HOMELESSNESS IN WINNIPEG
With the support of three levels of government, the North End Women's Centre will build a transitional housing facility to create stability and independence for women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

June 21, 2010
CANADA AND MANITOBA ANNOUNCE FOUR HOUSING INITIATIVES SUPPORTING LOW-INCOME AFFORDABLE HOUSING
The Governments of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg, today announced $7.5 million for four Aboriginal housing projects to provide affordable accommodation for Winnipeg’s Aboriginal community.

April 26, 2010
THIRTY-FOUR HOMELESSNESS PROJECTS FUNDED IN WINNIPEG
Thanks to funding from the Government of Canada, 34 organizations across the city of Winnipeg will be able to deliver supports and services to those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless so that they can build a stronger future for themselves.

April 23, 2010
INNOVATIVE HOUSING INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE STABILITY, INDEPENDENCE FOR THE HOMELESS
An innovative new housing initiative, developed with the support of three levels of government at the Main Street site of the former Bell Hotel, will promote stability and independence for individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

News 2009

September 25, 2009
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA, MANITOBA AND WINNIPEG COMMIT TO 23 NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR NEW CANADIANS AT WELCOME PLACE
The Government of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg are making a joint investment to create new affordable housing and support services for new Canadians.

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