Government of Canada and NICHI to make announcement on urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing

Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario — Please be advised that the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, and Jeff Loucks, Chief Executive Officer of the National Indigenous Collaborative Housing Inc. (NICHI), will announce funding towards affordable urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing projects.

They will be joined by the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion; the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs; Gary Wilson, Vice Chair, National Indigenous Collaborative Housing Inc. (NICHI) and; Robert Byers, Secretary, National Indigenous Collaborative Housing Inc. (NICHI)

A technical briefing will be held prior to the press conference. Details are as follows:

Media technical briefing

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
Time: 9:30 a.m. (ET)
Where: James Michael Flaherty Building 
90 Elgin Street
Room 2068 (2nd floor) 
Ottawa, Ontario  K1P 0C6

Press conference 

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
Time: 10:15 a.m. (ET)
Where: James Michael Flaherty Building 
90 Elgin Street
Room 2068 (2nd floor) 
Ottawa, Ontario  K1P 0C6

Media attending in person are asked to arrive no later than 10:00 a.m. (ET) for the press conference.

Media who wish to participate virtually are required to register in advance by emailing media@sac-isc.gc.ca to receive access. Virtual links for both the technical briefing and press conference are available for media that wish to attend virtually.

Contacts

For more information (media only): 

Zeus Eden 
Press Secretary 
Office of the Minister of Indigenous Services 
zeus.eden@sac-isc.gc.ca  

ISC Media Relations
media@sac-isc.gc.ca

Shiraz Keushgerian
Office of the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion
Shiraz.Keushgerian@infc.gc.ca

Media Relations
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
media@cmhc-schl.gc.ca

Jeff Loucks
Chief Executive Officer
National Indigenous Collaborative Housing Inc.
jsloucks@bell.net 

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