Jeff Pensiero, owner of backcountry resort Baldface Lodge on Kootenays' Selkirk Mountains, says the provincial aid is just a Band-Aid, not significant enough for him to put his business back into operation.
Wood Buffalo council examined different options including buyouts, land swaps, building berms and implementing development limitations in flood zones.
Within the next week, Main Street Project expects to begin offering up to 120 people a place to sleep, shower and eat at its new shelter facility. The old Mitchell Fabrics Building has been converted to 36,000 square feet of shelter space, 17 times as large as Main Street Project’s old space on Martha Street.
With the city facing ever more glaring needs as it prepares for winter during the pandemic, Montreal's mayor welcomed a deal between Quebec and Ottawa to finance social housing. But new projects are years away from fruition.
The mayors of Montreal, Quebec City and Gatineau are hailing a new federal-provincial deal-in-principle on affordable housing. Under the new deal, $1.4 billion will go to fund affordable housing in cities throughout the province of Quebec.
Long-awaited renovations for 36 housing units in Nova Scotia run by Tawaak Housing Association are underway, and the organization says there are significant new measures being taken to reassure tenants the work is done well.
Affordable housing is becoming more scarce these days. That's left one Nova Scotia mother bouncing from hotel to hotel with her kids for almost two months now -- without a home.