"It's a reality for many families." Homelessness in Yellowknife doesn't just affect single adults. Groups trying to help say the situation is not improving.
The NWT Housing Corporation loosened rules around insurance and land tenure for seniors trying to access its housing repair programming.
After volunteers opened a Fort Simpson warming centre over the holidays, it'll now receive GNWT support. Not a moment too soon, say some of those involved.
A warming shelter being established in Fort Simpson is opening on Friday night for emergency use because of cold temperatures in the area.
"You know what? I think we can do this." Hay River's Soaring Eagle Friendship Centre opened a health authority-funded day shelter, filling a gap in services.
The NWT has renewed a local state of emergency in Yellowknife for a third time to keep a temporary day shelter’s doors open during the frigid winter months.
Yellowknife looks set to ask for money from the federal Rapid Housing Initiative, which could provide up to $25 million for affordable housing.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh outlined his party's northern priorities to Cabin Radio. Housing is number one. Also on the list: internet, food, climate, addictions.
The NWT Disabilities Council is working to create a Yellowknife building that offers accessible housing for people with disabilities.
Colville Lake will receive $264,000 from an NWT housing program to help build four log homes. Nahanni Butte will receive $50,000 for emergency repairs to homes.
The Village of Fort Simpson and Líídlįį Kúę First Nation are working to create a warming shelter for those who need a safe space in the community this winter.
The Deh Gáh Got’îê Koe seniors' complex has reopened in Fort Providence following renovations. Seven additional units for seniors have been created.