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AHIN webinar series: Research from Alaska and Greenland

On June 3, 2021 AHIN hosted a webinar entitled “Research from Alaska and Greenland”.  We heard from Aaron Cooke of the Cold Climate Research Center in Fairbanks speak about housing prototypes for homeless individuals in Mountain Village, Alaska and Dr. Steven Arnfjord of Ilisimatusarfik speak about homelessness and social policy in Greenland. Please see the… Read More

AHIN Webinar Series: Creating sustainable post-COVID strategies for northern housing

On March 10, AHIN hosted a webinar entitled: Creating sustainable post-COVID strategies for northern housing. The webinar sought to answer the following questions: What are the key lessons we have learned from COVID-19 in terms of creating action around northern homelessness and housing insecurity? How can we use this partnership to advocate for sustainable, long-term strategies… Read More

Introducing Christina Maes Nino, Executive Director of the Manitoba Non-profit Housing Association

Christina Maes Nino has been the Executive Director for the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association (MNPHA) since 2018 and has spent her career working to support, organize, and collaborate with people living in poverty. The MNPHA represents and supports over 100 non-profit housing providers in Manitoba through advocacy, education, and partnership development. Below, Christina shares her… Read More

AHIN Webinar Series: Panel Discussion on COVID-19 and Housing

On February 10, At Home in the North hosted it’s first webinar of 2021- a panel discussion on COVID-19 and housing. Panel members included: Neesha Rao, Interim Executive Director for the Yellowknife Women’s Society; Bryany Denning, Senior Advisor for the GNWT Department of Health and Social Services and former Executive Director for the Yellowknife Women’s Society;… Read More

Introducing Gwen Healey Akearok, Executive and Scientific Director for Qaujigiartiit: AHiN’s first in a series of Community Partner Profiles

Gwen Healey Akearok is a trained epidemiologist and co-founder of Qaujigiartiit, an independent, non-profit community research centre that conducts multi-disciplinary research across Nunavut to address health inequalities in the territory. Gwen spoke about the important work being done by Qaujigiartiit and shared her knowledge about the challenges and strengths for housing and homelessness in Nunavut…. Read More

AHIN Webinar Series: COVID-19 and Northern Housing Part II

On November 18th At Home in the North hosted a second webinar entitled: COVID-19 and Northern Housing Part II, facilitated by Miranda Monosky. The webinar built on the themes of our first webinar, offering an opportunity to reflect on the connections between the coronavirus pandemic and northern housing. Presentations were made by Dr. Travis Hedwig… Read More

AHIN Webinar Series: COVID-19 and Northern Housing

On October 22, At Home in the North hosted its first intra-Partnership webinar, which featured 4 speakers and was attended by over 45 participants. This webinar series is part of AHIN’s online knowledge mobilization program and is meant to facilitate knowledge sharing between researchers and community organizations within the Partnership. We are currently organizing our next… Read More