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

March 16, 2021

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

February 25, 2021

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

February 15, 2021

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

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

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

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

AHIN Webinar Series: COVID-19 and Northern Housing

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

Warm congratulations to Susane Havelka on the release for her first book: “Blueprint for a Hack: Leveraging informal building practices”

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

K’ásho Got’ı ̨nę Housing Society releases their ‘Year in Review-2020’

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