Mino Bimaadiziwin goes to Ottawa as invited speakers at the CMHC Housing Conference.

Ronald Harper, the Housing Manager from Wasagamack, Professor Alex Wilson from University of Saskatchewan and Professor Shirley Thompson from University of Manitoba were invited to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Conference in Ottawa for the partnership panel in November 2018. First Nation Architect, Douglas Cardinal, provided a brilliant keynote. As well as our panel talk, where we delivered…

Boreal Home Builders program started Oct.1st

The Boreal Homebuilders post-secondary education program has started a new exciting training program to jumpstart  getting to the solution of the housing crisis in remote First Nations.  These communities are building capacity, while building houses in their communities by using local resources and trainers with supports from the Mino Bimaadiziwin partnership of Universities and Colleges…

Boreal Home Building program starts in two communities.

  The 15 month Boreal Home Building Program is already to start on October 1st, 2018 in Wasagamack and Garden Hill First Nations in Island Lake with plans to build two houses in each community. So many people signed up for the program over the summer that we are starting with more than  20 trainees in each community, even…