Métis Nation British Columbia says its has purchased four lots in Hudson’s Hope for future housing and community space development.
In a news release on Wednesday afternoon, the MNBC says it will be working with River of the Peace Métis Society to determine local needs, and begin consultations with the District of Hudson’s Hope.
“We are so happy for MNBC to put this kind of investment in our small community,” said Valerie Paice, President of the River of the Peace Métis Society, in a statement.
“Not only were we chosen as the location for this land acquisition, but we were also consulted throughout the entire process. This purchase will quite literally make a world of difference for our families.”
The purchase of the four lots totalled $100,000, part of an “ambitious goal of creating Métis housing across the province," according to MNBC. Funding for the purchase is being provided under the Canada-Métis Nation Housing Sub-Accord.
“Investing in the Northeast has been a priority of mine since I was elected to represent this region,” Said Paulette Flamond, MNBC Director for Region 7, in the release.
“The acquisition in Hudson’s Hope and the plan to build both housing and community space is a step in the right direction. The Northeast is our home, and we will continue to make it just that for all Métis people in our region.”
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