Quebec City Mosque Attack

Minister Hussen on National Day of Remembrance of Québec City Mosque Attack

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OTTAWA – On the National Day of Remembrance of the Québec City Mosque Attack and Action against Islamophobia, Canadians remember the 6 people killed and the 19 others injured during a horrific terrorist attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec. As we remember Ibrahima Barry, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzeddine Soufiane, and Aboubaker Thabti. They were …


Black History Month

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OTTAWA – Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship says the people in towns and communities across Canada will take a moment to recognize the life and legacy of Lincoln Alexander. A trailblazer in his own right, Lincoln MacCauley Alexander was born in Toronto. Years later, he would eventually become Canada’s …


Tory attends Dragon Ball

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Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory attended the Dragon Ball alongside Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, and others.  

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Supporting Over 380 Housing Units Across Ontario

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Sault Ste Marie – Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, alongside Terry Sheehan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament Sault Ste. Marie, Ross Romano, Member of Provincial Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, Mayor Matthew Shoemaker, Justin Marchand, Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services, and Helen Stewart, President, Royal Canadian Legion Branch …

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Canada reflects on rich culture of Tamil communities

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OTTAWA – January marks the beginning of Tamil Heritage Month in Canada. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, said it is “time to reflect on the rich history, culture, resiliency, and strength of Tamil communities across the country. Canada is the proud home of one of the largest Tamil diasporas in the world, and Canadians of Tamil heritage …

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Major Housing Announcement Made in Ottawa

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Ottawa –Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with Michael Parsa, Ontario’s Associate Minister of Housing, Yasir Naqvi, Member of Parliament of Ottawa Centre, and Shawn Menard, Ottawa Councillor for Capital Ward, announced an investment of over $90 million to support the construction of more than 270 units across the City of Ottawa. This investment is made …

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Black-led Philanthropic Endowment Fund

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Ottawa – In Canada, diversity is a fact, but inclusion is a choice. The Government of Canada is supporting Black Canadian communities across the country through measures built on advancing equity and diversity, in order to combat anti-Black racism and systemic racism in all their forms. With Canada officially recognizing the United Nations International Decade for people of African Descent …

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Creating nearly 17,000 homes for Canadians in country

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Kitchener – Making life more affordable for Canadian families starts with making housing more affordable. Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to live and raise their families, but Canadians are finding it challenging to find one. That’s why we are making historic investments to put Canada on the path to double housing construction and meet our housing needs over …

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Report to advance work on Canada’s 1st national flood insurance program

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Ottawa – Communities and governments are working together to prepare for and adapt to impacts of climate change, helping to improve quality of life for Canadians in higher-risk areas, and reduce the costs of disasters. In Canada, flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster, causing approximately $1.5 billion in damage to households, property, and infrastructure annually, with residential …

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Doubling funds to address rising homelessness 

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Toronto— Everyone deserves a safe and stable place to call home, but as we’ve seen recently in communities across our country, far too many Canadians face the daily, unacceptable reality of homelessness, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the situation for those most vulnerable. The Government of Canada recognizes the collective responsibility we share to act in the face …