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Canvas tents boost cultural programming at Inuvik day home – CBC

Jul 11, 2023

Hope House sees 210 people per month, says frontline worker

A day home in Inuvik, N.W.T. recently got a cultural upgrade.

Johnny Aviugana, a frontline worker, and a crew of carpenters built wooden frames for a pair of canvas tents last month at Hope House. The spaces will be for clients, artists and counselling services.

“They can do carving or some sewing out here, or some meetings or whatever they want to do,” Aviugana said.

The day home, at 83 Inuit Road, has been open since last October. It offers clients a place where they can be warm for a day, and where they can work on building their resume.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/inuvik-day-home-upgrade-1.6902713

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