January 26, 2021
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
November 20, 2020
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
October 29, 2020
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
October 22, 2020
At Home in the North’s Susane Havelka has released her first book: “Blueprint for a Hack: Leveraging informal building practices”, coauthored with Dave Harlander and Vikram Bhatt and published by Actar Publishers. Book profile: Over five days, some 60 residents of a northern village teamed with designers from southern Quebec to conceive and build an… Read More
October 19, 2020
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October 16, 2020
The K’ásho Got’ı ̨nę Housing Society has released their newsletter profiling the ‘Indigenous Homes Innovation Initiative’, developments towards a ‘Maintenance Program Pilot’, the ‘Kádúyıĺe Transition Home’ and their ‘5-year Strategic Plan’ adopted over the last year. The K’ásho Got’ı ̨nę Housing Society works to support responsible housing and address the housing needs of the residents… Read More
September 25, 2020
Congratulations to At Home in the North’s Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Dr. Carol Kauppi, Dr. Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff and Dr. Julia Christensen with Dr. Kristy Buccieri on receiving a SSHRC Partner Engage Grant for the their project entitled: “COVID–19 and Pandemic Planning in the Context of Rural and Remote Homelessness”. The project is being completed under… Read More
September 16, 2020
We are incredibly excited to announce At Home in the North has received a SSHRC-CMHC Partnership grant!
June 16, 2020
At Home in the North’s Julia Christensen on what we need to learn from innovative responses to northern homelessness under a pandemic.
May 29, 2020
At Home in the North’s director, Julia Christensen and Aimee Pugsley on housing as a social indicator of health and the links between the housing crisis in Canada’s north, the spread of infectious disease, and coronavirus.