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Edmonton gets $17M of federal rapid-housing initiative

October 28, 2020

Edmonton will receive a $17.3-million slice of a federal government fund to provide new housing for the homeless.

The federal government announced on Tuesday how much each major city will get from the $1-billion fund, which was announced in late September as part of the National Housing Strategy. 

Mayor Don Iveson said the money will help create 74 units for the city's homeless. 

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