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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 …

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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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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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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 …

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50 Affordable Homes in Hamilton announced

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HAMILTON – People who are experiencing homelessness, suffering from mental health and addictions, and urban Indigenous individuals will now have access to 50 safe affordable homes in Hamilton. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Chad Collins, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East–Stoney Creek, and Steve Clark, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and Neil Lumsden MPP for …

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55 New Homes in Cambridge

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CAMBRIDGE – Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Bryan May, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence and MP for Cambridge, Steve Clark, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Karen Redman, Chair of the Region of Waterloo, and Kathryn McGarry, Mayor of Cambridge, announced over $18 million in funding to support 55 new homes in …

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Affordable Homes for Seniors in Powassan

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Powassan, Ontario – Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Thanks to investments made by the Governments of Canada and Ontario, seniors in Powassan will now have access to more affordable places to call home. Anthony Rota, MP for Nipissing -Timiskaming, on behalf of Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, and Vic Fedeli, Member of …