Canada has a deep history of inequity — and about $8 million in funding to help Indigenous youths gain skills and training to start successful careers is one way of changing this past, says Patty Hajdu.

At an ongoing Habitat for Humanity Niagara build on Afton Avenue in Welland, a site that has welcomed several helping hands for the past few months through Niagara Peninsula Aboriginal Area Management (NPAAMB), the funding announcement made earlier this year was celebrated again by politicians and stakeholders.