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More housing is ‘needed, really needed’ for Indigenous people in Sask., report says – The Star Phoenix

“It’s too bad the government can’t come spend a week here and see what we deal with.”

Sep 22, 2022

A new report from Statistics Canada has found many Indigenous people in Canada struggling to find safe, quality housing.

In Saskatchewan, researchers, advocates and community members know how serious the problem is.

“I wish we had more housing,” said Angela Caplette, who works in tenant relations with the Meadow Lake Native Urban Housing Corporation. “We need … another seniors’ complex, and more single dwellings.

“It’s needed, really needed.”

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