The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s (CHRA) Indigenous Housing Caucus was established in 2013 in recognition of the large number of Indigenous-led and Indigenous-serving organizations who are CHRA members, as a means to work together for better housing for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people living in northern, rural, and urban areas.
The Caucus was initiated with the help of Don McBain, late Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services Executive Director, and other Indigenous housing providers and is as a testament to what Don called ‘coming together’. “Don believed that strong partnerships and coming together, was critical in addressing Indigenous homelessness and housing. In that spirit, the Indigenous Caucus and OAHS stand as Don’s legacy.”
Read the Fall 2012 Indigenous Quarterly and see pages 6, 18 and 19 in particular, as they honour Don McBain.