First Nations Housing

Talking Points No More: Harper's Duty to First Nations Is Far From Done

Hon. Carolyn Bennett | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada Politics
Hon. Carolyn Bennett

To suggest Harper has consulted with First Nations leaders because of the meeting on Friday is simply ridiculous. First Nations know the realities of what they are facing and the Conservatives' dishonest talking points, aimed at convincing average Canadians they are making progress, are further undermining what little credibility they have with Canada's indigenous population.

Arctic Homes Need Help: Report

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Politics

Private-sector help and innovative designs are making headway in improving substandard housing in Canada's North, says a new report from the Conferenc...

Why "Free Houses for Indians" Is a Myth

Chelsea Vowel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Canada Politics
Chelsea Vowel

One of the most prevalent and enduring myths out there is that aboriginal peoples receive "free houses." I think it's useful to acknowledge that there are different understandings of whether native housing is a right. Part of learning about issues like housing, or education, or treaties is in understanding that aboriginal peoples do not necessarily agree with the Canadian state about how things were, are, or should be.

Harper Unhappy With Results From $50K For Every Attawapiskat Resident

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he's not happy that millions of federal dollars have not alleviated the housing crisis in the Northern Ont...

New Hope In Attawapiskat

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2012 | Canada Politics

TIMMINS, Ont. - A solution to some of the most immediate problems in Attawapiskat seems to be taking shape.Regional Grand Chief Stan Louttit says five...

What's Really Causing The Crisis In Attawapiskat?

CBC | Posted 01.27.2012 | Canada Politics

As the Canadian Red Cross prepares to send aid to the northern Ontario Cree community of Attawapiskat this week to help it deal with a hou...