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Introducing Rebecca Alty, Mayor of Yellowknife

Rebecca Alty was born and raised in Yellowknife and has a Bachelor of Communication Studies from the University of Calgary. Rebecca has worked in community relations and communications for the Government of the Northwest Territories, Diavik Diamond Mine, AVENS – A Community for Seniors, and Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation. In 2012, she began working in… Read More


Understanding COVID-19 Impact on Housing Hardship among LGBTQIA2S+ Yukoners

Queer Yukon is looking for an Academic partner and a paid student researcher for a one-year research project looking at LGBTQIA2S+ Yukoner’s experiences with housing across the territory.  The project: The research question for this project is: What does LGBTQIA2S+ housing hardship (unsafe housing, housing insecurity and/or homelessness) look like in Yukon, and how is… Read More


AHIN is seeking a postdoctoral fellow

At Home in the North is currently seeking a postdoctoral fellow. For details on the fellowship please see the link below. Deadline: August 15th, 2021. AHIN postdoctoral fellow


AHIN Webinar series: Visual storytelling

The purpose of this meeting was to introduce the idea of a coordinated, collaborative AHIN visual storytelling project. The meeting was led by Dr. Eric Weissman, assistant professor at UNB, who has experience using visual storytelling tools to communicate and share knowledge about peoples’ lived experiences with homelessness. Below is a summary of Eric’s presentation,… Read More


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


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