Canada investing in new long-term care home for Mohawks of Bay of Quinte

Infrastructure Canada

Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Ontario, January 25, 2023-Today, Vance Badawey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, and Chief Don Maracle, Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, announced $30.25 million in federal funding for the construction of a new Elder Care Home in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

This new 128-bed long-term care facility for the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte will provide a home for a growing elderly First Nations population, will offer critical services to residents, including 24-hour nursing and personal care, social activities, and food services, while helping to keep connections to language, culture, and community. With net-zero carbon and energy-saving components, this will be the community’s first green long-term care home.

With a detailed design for the new facility being nearly complete, the project is expected to break ground in July 2023. Once complete, the long-term care services provided at the Elder Care Home will support community members to continue living on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory as they age.

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