While the 2017 budget listed seniors as a priority group that would benefit from the new national housing strategy, an advocate for federal pensioners warns it's 'short on specifics.'
The government's budget for 2017 promised big money for affordable housing, but most of it is scheduled to be delivered after the next election. Photograph by MS Anthea courtesy of Flickr
Advocates are applauding the Trudeau government for prioritizing seniors in its promised national housing strategy, but they want more details on plans to address housing precariousness for older Canadians.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.