MOOSE JAW, SK, Nov. 17, 2017 /CNW/ – The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are partnering with Habitat for Humanity to help a Moose Jaw family secure a quality affordable home.
Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and Warren Michelson, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moose Jaw North, on behalf of the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Social Services and Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (SHC), officially launched the construction of the project located at 1160 1st Avenue Northeast.
“The Government of Canada is proud to help support this family’s journey to homeownership. There is a great deal of work and cooperation that takes place during Habitat for Humanity builds and it’s completely worth it. We are literally laying the foundation of a new chapter in their lives, and I’m looking forward to the day we stand in front of this building to celebrate its grand opening. We are creating stronger, more prosperous communities.” — Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
“This project will help a local family start a rewarding life in our community, and it starts today. The federal and provincial governments, and all of the sponsors and volunteers represented here today are the driving force behind this build and in the lives of a local family who need a little help to achieve their dreams. This is a part of what keeping Saskatchewanstrong is all about, and our government is proud to support Habitat’s work.” — Warren Michelson, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Moose Jaw North
“We are very proud of our Moose Jaw Chapter. The work the board has done alongside donors, sponsors, volunteers and of course the families has been life changing for so many. To now be working on the 7th and 8th Habitat Moose Jaw homes is truly amazing and as an organization we would like to express our most sincere thanks for all of the support we’ve received to make this possible.” — Kelly Holmes-Binns, Chief Executive Officer. Habitat for Humanity Regina