Summary Report: Calgary Roundtable on Housing and Homeless Issues for Vulnerable PopulationsAugust 29, 2017This session was co-sponsored by the Calgary Jewish Federation and the Intentional Community Consortium. Approximately 70 participants were in attendance, including the Federal Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, four MLA’s, senior staff from the Province of Alberta and City of…Read more
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The Intentional Community Consortium would like to thank all levels of government for listening to the voices of those with developmental disabilities and creating a National Housing Strategy that speaks to their unique housing needs.In particular, we would like to thank the Federal Government for their vision and the Ministry of Community and Social Services,…Read more
November 22, 2017 – Thornhill, ON – Today the Federal Government announced its National Housing Strategy which provides solutions for affordable housing across the country. As a part of this strategy was a co-investment fund which will drive the creation of 2,400 units for individuals with developmental disabilities. Over the next ten years, Reena along…Read more
Ensure Access to Affordable Housing for Persons with DisabilitiesDid you know that 90% of people with developmental disabilities live below the poverty line?Despite a commitment at various levels of government to address critical housing issues and prioritize support for vulnerable Canadians, current funding is insufficient to ensure people with disabilities are able to live in…Read more
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