$40 billion for federal housing strategy

Canada now has a 10-year housing strategy, intended to help some of the 1.7 million Canadians with core housing needs. In Nunavut, the core housing need is 36.5 per cent. “This is the highest in the country, and much higher than the national rate of 12.7 per cent,” said Nunavut Housing Corporation (NHC) president Terry...
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Michele LeTourneau
Michele LeTourneau first arrived at NNSL's headquarters in Yellowknife in1998, with a BA honours in Theatre. For four years she documented the arts across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Following a very short stint as a communications officer with the Government of the Northwest Territories, Michele spent a decade at a community-based environmental monitoring board in the mining industry, where she worked with Inuit, Chipewyan, Tlicho, Yellowknives Dene and Metis elders to help develop traditional knowledge and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit contributions for monitoring and management plans. She rejoined NNSL and moved to Iqaluit in May 2014 to write for Nunavut News. Michele has received a dozen awards for her work with NNSL.