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Our Project

New Dawn and the Ally Centre have proposed a 24-unit safe, affordable, staffed supporting housing project for a diverse array of Ally Centre Clients - those most at risk of homelessness in the CBRM. Read more about the proposal here.

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New Dawn RHI Application

New Dawn has published its application to the CBRM RHI City Stream Request for Expressions of Interest. New Dawn is calling on the CBRM to hold a public Council meeting to discussion its decision to return $5 million in affordable housing funding the federal government.

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Creating a Culture of Self-Reliance

In this episode of Annette Verschuren's Bet On Me Podcast, a follow-up to her Bet On Me memoir, she talks with New Dawn President-CEO Erika Shea about her journey to Cape Breton and the work of New Dawn.

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Resilient Cities, Post COVID Strengthening Communities

Across all the responses we showcased, we are struck by the importance placed on principles of equity, access and people-first communities. There is consensus that we cannot build strong and resilient communities if many of the people in them face barriers to satisfying basic needs.

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A Regional Nominee Program for Cape Breton

Although an island blessed with extensive natural resources, a moderate climate, and a majestic landscape, Cape Breton has experienced a prolonged economic decline characterized by massive out-migration of young, well-educated adults.

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Slava Ukraini

We stand with the Ukrainian people who with unwavering resolve are fighting back against a tsunami of violence, imperialism, and deceit. We watch in real time as lives, communities, and landscapes are destroyed. For nothing. For greed, ego, and conquest.

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