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We create, share and mobilize knowledge on homelessness and housing insecurity in the Canadian North.

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AHIN is hiring a postdoctoral fellow

September 21, 2021

At Home in the North is a research partnership within a Canada-wide collaboration of academics and community partners: The Collaborative Housing Research Network. The network is a joint initiative between the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).  Collectively, we seek to fill knowledge gaps concerning northern… Read More

Introducing Rebecca Alty, Mayor of Yellowknife

September 15, 2021

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

July 23, 2021

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

July 13, 2021

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

June 28, 2021

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

June 4, 2021

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

Introducing Mary Kozorys, Program Coordinator for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario

May 31, 2021

Mary Kozorys is the Program Coordinator for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Northwestern Ontario, a charitable organization that supports and advocates for women in prison, women transitioning back into the community, and women at risk of criminalization. Below, Mary shares some of her knowledge about the challenges and opportunities for women leaving the correctional system… Read More

Introducing Jackie Compton-Hobbs: Town councillor and member of the Happy Valley-Goose Bay Housing and Homelessness Coalition

May 3, 2021

Jackie Compton-Hobbs has been a town councillor in Happy Valley-Goose Bay since 2013 and has been a member of the local Housing and Homelessness Coalition for 12 years. In these positions she has been an advocate for housing, community wellness, and recreation. Below, she shares her knowledge about the strengths, opportunities, and challenges for housing… Read More