Feds support Quebec rapid housing projects
The federal government and the Government of Quebec today announced an agreement under the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) between the Societe d’habitation du Quebec and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation through which $116 million in federal funding will support the rapid completion of 54 projects in Quebec, representing 1,201 units. As well, the federal government’s $7.1–million allotment, through the RHI’s Major Cities Stream will help complete two projects pursued by the City of Quebec, representing 27 housing units.
Luxury north Oakville community announced
Hallett Homes, Primont, Valery Homes and Argo Development Corporation yesterday announced the launch of Joshua Creek Montage, a new community of luxury single detached executive homes and townhomes to be built in north Oakville, Ont. The 95.1-acre development will front on Dundas Street west of Ninth Line and will include an 11-acre park.
Groningen Declaration calls for climate change action
It was announced yesterday that five Nobel Laureates and more than 3,000 scientists from over 100 countries signed up to the Groningen Science Declaration, calling on world leaders, decision-makers and investors to change the way they plan and invest for a changing climate. The signing took place ahead of the virtual Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS 2021) that will take place Jan. 25 and 26.