Ahmed Hussen

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Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s really difficult to deal with misinformation and disinformation and talking down our housing market every single day from that side of the House,” External link

globalnews Monday, May 9, 2022 11:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : “Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,” “Through our government’s National Housing Strategy, we are working hard to improve the living conditions for people with disabilities here in Prince Albert and across the country. Brand new, safe and affordable homes like this are a foundation for good health and prosperity and I know they will make a big difference for over a dozen families. This is the National Housing Strategy at work” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, May 8, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "it's some changes to make the program even more affordable" External link

CBC Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We can deploy those dollars, get them out the door faster," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These new housing options will support people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of experiencing homelessness. It will also help people experiencing mental health and addictions issues as well as Indigenous peoples," External link

CBC Friday, April 29, 2022 9:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : "We are curbing speculation by doing a number of things ... but also we haven't closed the door to further measures," External link

ibtimes Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:09:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Right now our tax system treats two scenarios the same, and we have to change that," External link

ibtimes Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:09:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Homes like this will ensure that families don't have to worry about making the impossible choice between paying for their rent or putting food on the table," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "The issue of housing supply is critical to our future success as a country," External link

zerohedge Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "You have to demonstrate the political will to tackle those barriers," External link

zerohedge Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "If they’re not willing to do any of those, or even present a credible plan to tackle these barriers, then we simply will not engage," "But I believe that all municipalities will welcome this," External link

zerohedge Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen replied : “I would urge the honourable member to look at what the national housing strategy is doing in his home province of Alberta. In Alberta, we’re investing $444 million to support 35,000 households to pay the rent. What does he have to say about that?” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 6, 2022 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen replied : “Day after day, especially after six years of their government, housing prices have effectively doubled. … Humility would be welcome from that minister of housing. When will this government abandon their failed housing strategy?” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 6, 2022 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "By working together with territorial and indigenous partners, we will address the housing needs of Nunavummiut," External link

CBC Friday, March 25, 2022 12:35:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Through the National Housing Co-Investment Fund, our government is delivering on its commitment to helping those who need it most in local communities,” “This project will make a real difference in the lives of people in London. We will continue to do our part to create even more affordable housing that will benefit all Canadians for decades to come” External link

cknw Friday, March 18, 2022 9:02:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "They will have access to employment services and the skills necessary to start a new life," "And it means that ... young children growing in these homes will have new dreams. They will have a closer opportunity to be a teacher, a doctor, a mechanic or anything that they dream to be" External link

CBC Thursday, March 17, 2022 11:07:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We’re all here because we believe that every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 16, 2022 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Those municipalities who show ambition and who show a desire and a real roadmap to build housing across the spectrum will get access to that money,” “Those who don't will simply not receive those dollars” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 16, 2022 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We believe that every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. This is a human right,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, March 15, 2022 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These residences will enable Calgary seniors to continue to live, thrive and maintain the social connections that they have in the communities that they know and love," External link

barrie Thursday, March 10, 2022 4:49:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "When completed, these units will support people who are vulnerable, including women and children, and those who are homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless," "These projects will do a lot of good, and they're located right across the territory of Nunavut" External link

CBC Friday, March 4, 2022 9:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Because of the unique challenges in the North, we are usually a little bit more flexible with that requirement," External link

CBC Friday, March 4, 2022 9:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "the need is still there and my understanding is that there are still many other communities that are still in need of federal government housing support" External link

CBC Thursday, February 24, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen added : "They all have access to this money and it is really about making sure that communities can access the necessary materials and resources to build, operate and maintain housing," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 23, 2022 11:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : “There's no part of our society where Black Canadians don't face systemic barriers, including when it comes to having a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

cp24 Friday, February 18, 2022 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Having lived in a social housing unit many years ago, I know the value of having a safe and affordable place to call home and what that does to enable an individual like myself and others to access opportunities,” “Housing makes a huge difference. When you have access to a safe and affordable roof over your head, it makes the difference between just getting by or actually getting ahead” External link

cp24 Friday, February 18, 2022 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We all agree that affordable housing should not be a luxury,” External link

barrie Thursday, February 10, 2022 3:26:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Affordable housing should not be a luxury, it is a necessity,” External link

cknw Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "not something I learned about until I became a member of Parliament," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 8, 2022 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This is a piece of Canadian history that was falling apart," "We were able to provide funding that will rejuvenate that structure" External link

CBC Tuesday, February 8, 2022 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government wants to ensure that everyone in Canada has a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:30:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “This will see a former school converted into 73 new permanent, affordable homes for women, transgender and non-binary individuals,” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 25, 2022 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “This will see a former school converted into 73 new permanent, affordable homes for women, transgender and non-binary individuals,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 25, 2022 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I have no doubt that our upcoming budget will address some of these pressing concerns that Canadians have,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, January 14, 2022 12:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I have no doubt that our upcoming budget will address some of these pressing concerns that Canadians have,” External link

cp24 Thursday, January 13, 2022 11:52:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These housing units will support Canadians in uncertain housing situations, experiencing or at risk of homelessness, or living in temporary shelters because of the pandemic," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 11, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,” “Today’s funding through the Rapid Housing Initiative will go a long way to support those who need it most, by quickly providing 59 new affordable homes for vulnerable individuals and families in Winnipeg, including some of the most vulnerable among us, to keep them safe” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 11, 2022 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We know more supply is one of the solutions," External link

CBC Friday, December 24, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “The point is to reduce the speculative demand in the market and help cool these astronomical increases in prices,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 22, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “There has to be a national conversation, I believe, to overcome, sometimes what I think is unreasonable opposition to affordable housing in neighbourhoods,” “These are well thought out, well regulated, well supported plans and sometimes, I find, that there is NIMBYism that goes on. It’s just discouraging” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 22, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “My feeling was that in the year 2021, we should not be experiencing a situation where people are losing their jobs because of their religious beliefs,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “There’s so much in this space and you know, at times, I feel like we haven’t communicated enough the sheer number of things that we’ve done to implement calls for action from various communities, and even from within government to diversify our civil service,” “I think there’s a lot of ongoing work. I’m not saying everything has been completed, but there’s also a lot of progress that we’ve made and we’re going to build on that progress in 2022” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “That is a legacy piece that will outlive this government,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I’m bringing all of that to this to this role. I also have, obviously, lived experience as a racialized person,” “It’s not new to me, and obviously there’s a short period of adjustment. But the issues are very close to my heart” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “Too many Canadians are forced to make the impossible choice between paying their rent and paying for their groceries. And, you know, the last two years have been quite a challenge,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This will provide safe and affordable homes to those that need it the most, including those experiencing or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think the first and foremost thing is to build housing supply," External link

CBC Saturday, October 30, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We're going to put $4 billion on the table and the municipalities and communities that are willing to be innovative, that are willing to be ambitious as we are, will get access to that money," "And the ones that, you know, that don't want to move forward in terms of removing those barriers will simply not have those incentives. So, it's a question of really partnering with those that are willing to move faster and in a more ambitious manner to build more housing supply" External link

CBC Saturday, October 30, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “It’s not just the federal government. There are things that the municipalities can do, there are things that the provinces can do,” “They can improve the permitting and planning process to better align with the national housing strategy requirements so that affordable housing is built faster. I’ve achieved that with a number of municipalities, but not all of them, so there is a lot of potential” External link

theepochtimes Friday, June 18, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “It’s not just the federal government. There are things that the municipalities can do, there are things that the provinces can do,” “They can improve the permitting and planning process to better align with the national housing strategy requirements so that affordable housing is built faster. I’ve achieved that with a number of municipalities, but not all of them, so there is a lot of potential” External link

680news Friday, June 18, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, more than ever, we do need programs like the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, which is supporting the construction of new affordable housing in Nova Scotia and across Canada," External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, more than ever, we do need programs like the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, which is supporting the construction of new affordable housing in Nova Scotia and across Canada," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Insuring housing affordability and stability for all Canadians is not a short-term fix,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “People like teachers, nurses, shopkeepers, paramedics, firefighters and construction workers, and many others, are finding it harder and harder to afford rent,” “They’re being forced to move further and further away from our cities” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "You know the very people who keep Windsor-Tecumseh running and vibrant, people like teachers, nurses, shop-keepers, paramedics and firefighters, those people are finding it harder and harder to afford rent," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This program has been in such high demand that we’ve decided to expand it yet again, by $12 billion over the next seven year,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 21, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This new funding of $1.5 billion in budget 2021 will more than triple our total target to over 9,200 units built under the rapid housing initiative," External link

CBC Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “If we want to support new ways of doing things and expansion and creating and attracting more private-sector capital, then the government has to be seen to be at least willing and open to a little bit more risk,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s not only a roof over your head, it’s a safe place to raise a family, it’s one less financial burden to worry about. It’s mainly a better quality of life,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : “We know for a fact there are so many parents, especially women with children, who are forced to stay home because they don’t have child care. So we’re losing as a country from not having that contribution, that talent, those skills,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “That’s not something that I’m in favour of. I believe that the best evidence shows that the best outcomes come from non-profit providers providing high quality child care through highly trained and highly qualified workers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We know that everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home, but far too many Canadians are forced to make the impossible choice between putting food on the table and paying the rent,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s also good news for these communities, and for the local economy, because this work will create well paying middle class jobs when they are needed the most,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Far too many Canadians are forced to make the impossible choice between paying their rent and paying for groceries, and the current pandemic has only made worse the existing housing challenges," "In a time of crisis, the hardest hit are often the most vulnerable in our communities … and today, we are making it a little bit easier for them" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These units will be central, affordable, accessible and energy efficient, and I'm especially pleased to say that all the units, on average, will be leased at rates below 77 per cent of Calgary's median market rent," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We're proud partners of this project because we simply believe that every Canadian deserves an opportunity to succeed," External link

CBC Friday, March 19, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government recognizes the very real issue of systemic racism in Canada and around the world and we’ve committed to addressing the barriers faced by Indigenous communities every single day, and it starts with ensuring that solutions for the community are provided by the community,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "For Indigenous peoples and those at risk of homelessness," External link

barrie Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "The fourth project Lauderdale Terrace will be headed by GEF Seniors Housing," "We know it's not easy and we know that they're facing trying times during one of the biggest health crisis in history" External link

barrie Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This means that over 100 Indigenous families across the province of Alberta will have a new place to call home," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We all are here because we all share the same objective, which is to ensure that every resident of the great city of Winnipeg has a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This development will help the people of Winnipeg live closer to where they work, where they go to school and close to transit and other facilities,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “These projects are really putting the needs of Canadians first,” “We’re also at the same time stimulating the economy, creating good, middle-class jobs when they’re needed the most” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : "Through her work as a journalist, she highlighted the community's positive stories and contributions in Canada, and became a voice for many," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “In addition to Marc Garneau, your hero and the first Canadian in space, I also brought Jeremy Hansen... who could be the first Canadian to travel to the moon in 2023,” External link

barrie Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We know that every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home, but far too many are forced to make the impossible choice between paying the rent and buying groceries," External link

barrie Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "In far too many cases people are forced to make the choice between paying the rent and buying groceries," External link

barrie Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen wrote : "As soon as it was presented to me, I quickly demanded a retraction and met with my officials to discuss how such a mistake could have happened in the first place," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen wrote : "As soon as it was presented to me, I quickly demanded a retraction and met with my officials to discuss how such a mistake could have happened in the first place," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I will continue to work with Black Canadian organizations to improve our systems," External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 16, 2021 11:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “the letter recently sent by my department to unsuccessful applicants was completely unacceptable” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I will continue to work with Black Canadian organizations to improve our systems," External link

ctvnews Friday, January 15, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We have to work hard together to decrease fees substantially, to make it more affordable for parents, but we also have to make sure that there is an increase in the number of spaces," "Otherwise, we'll have a situation where you make it more affordable, but only for those who can access it. And for those who just can't find a space, they're out of luck" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "You can't talk about a national system, more affordability, more quality and an expansion of spaces without hiring more workers," "Without increasing the number of early childhood educators, then you're not really delivering on those increased spaces" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We have to work hard together to decrease fees substantially, to make it more affordable for parents, but we also have to make sure that there is an increase in the number of spaces,” External link

cp24 Monday, December 28, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “You can't talk about a national system, more affordability, more quality and an expansion of spaces without hiring more workers,” “Without increasing the number of early childhood educators, then you're not really delivering on those increased spaces” External link

cp24 Monday, December 28, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Refugees around the world are seen as passive recipients of aid. They’re mistakenly viewed as being monolithic. This cookbook is another example of how refugees are no different from all of us,” “They’re just regular people – and the only thing that differentiates them from everyone else is that they had the involuntary displacement they experienced. No one wants to leave their home, their networks, their friends and their communities, or the familiar environments that they grew up in, but they’re forced to leave” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen explains : “Food has a way of bringing people together,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen added : “For these refugees, as well as for me, making these dishes isn’t just making dishes. It’s going back in time,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Coming to Canada, I missed all the different kinds of food I grew up with. There’s a fruit with white flesh called Guanana that I haven’t had since I was a child. There’s a type of banana that only grows in Somalia,” “Particular dishes that my mum used to cook still remind me of home. I miss those things” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It shows humanity, diversity, the different perspectives and homelands they came from, and the complexity of their stories which I think most people aren’t aware of,” “The UNHCR does an amazing job, despite funding shortfalls, to do what they are best at – which is to help these refugees around the world” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “These things don’t happen in other parts of the world. Where a former refugee becomes the Queen’s representative in Canada and another becomes a cabinet minister responsible for immigration and refugees,” “It’s not a reflection of me and Mme Clarkson, it’s a reflection of Canada and Canadians. They’ve been kind and generous and welcoming to newcomers, and Canada has benefited greatly” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : “Under the National Housing Strategy, our government is taking steps to ensure that every Canadian has a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We know that our cities find themselves on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 and Winnipeg is in the middle of that,” “The reality is that the populations in our communities that are most at risk for COVID-19 are also more likely to find themselves in precarious housing situations” External link

globalnews Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government is committed to ensuring that every Canadian has a safe and affordable place to call home. Long-term, predictable funding for housing has been needed for more than a decade,” “With today’s announcement, we are taking a significant step toward our goal of building strong communities across Manitoba where vulnerable Canadians can prosper and thrive, now and for the future” External link

barrie Friday, December 18, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It will be used to build or convert existing buildings into affordable housing, it will be used to buy land to build affordable housing,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “At the same time, this work will, of course, stimulate the local economy, creating well-paying jobs when they are needed the most,” External link

globalnews Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen indiqué : «Les organismes de bienfaisance et à but non lucratif canadiens jouent un rôle essentiel dans nos communautés même lorsqu'ils font face à des réels défis en raison de la COVID-19» External link

journaldemontreal Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Refugees are humans just like us," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's a chance for all of us who were once refugees to find out a little bit more about the stories of other refugees, and their experiences in their homelands and their story of survival and resilience in the face of difficulties," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Refugees are humans just like us," External link

ctvnews Monday, December 14, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's a chance for all of us who were once refugees to find out a little bit more about the stories of other refugees, and their experiences in their homelands and their story of survival and resilience in the face of difficulties," External link

ctvnews Monday, December 14, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, more than ever before, families need access to safe, quality, affordable and accessible child care as we slowly and safely reopen our economy," External link

CBC Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This is a very dedicated fund for rapid housing,” “It is targeting the most vulnerable in our communities” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen indicated : “I have full confidence, at least in the first stream, that you will see a lot of housing being built before the winter,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Modular homes are fast and they are cost-effective,” “In these trying times they are one of the best solutions for producing affordable housing for those in need” External link

680news Friday, October 23, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our priority is in ensuring Canadians have access to high-quality programs and services they need and expect during these difficult times. We have taken important measures to ensure a seamless transition from the CERB to EI, and are working hard so that every worker who is entitled to benefits can receive them. We sympathize with Canadians who had issues reapplying, and remain committed to providing them with the benefits they are entitled to,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “The availability of affordable, high-quality and flexible child care will be key to ensuring Canadian parents can return to work and our economy can recover from this crisis,” “The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the child care sector to ensure all Canadian families will have access to the quality child care they need” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It doesn’t address the issue of quality,” External link

simcoe Friday, September 25, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We know that sector has been hit hard by COVID-19,” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Happy to announce that the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec have reached a win-win deal on housing," External link

CBC Friday, September 18, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “Obviously our focus was always on providing young people an opportunity to serve their community, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. And we’re continuing to look at options to allow young people to have more support to serve their communities,” External link

680news Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It is to be used for whatever they need to keep kids safe,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This will offset the associated costs of COVID-19 closures and reopenings in Ontario,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 4, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We’re also stimulating the economy creating jobs,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” “We’re doing everything that we can to actually exercise federal leadership, but provinces and municipalities also have to work with us to make sure that we all prioritize the sector” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's not a luxury, it's a necessity," "We're doing everything that we can to actually exercise federal leadership, but provinces and municipalities also have to work with us to make sure that we all prioritize the sector" External link

simcoe Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” “We’re doing everything that we can to actually exercise federal leadership, but provinces and municipalities also have to work with us to make sure that we all prioritize the sector” External link

citynews-ca Friday, August 7, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Bill Morneau ) : "Those are the kind of things that keep me working and continuing to have faith in Finance Minister Morneau," External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Particularly in these times, families need to have access to safe, affordable, and accessible child care," "This is more than a convenience, it is quite simply a necessity" External link

CBC Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Community Support ) : “The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially difficult for vulnerable Canadians who are relying on the services of community organizations now more than ever before. The government of Canada is pleased to support a wide range of charities and non-profit organizations through the Emergency Community Support Fund to ensure no one is left behind,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This is a very important sector. It's a priority for our government," "There is simply no viable recovery without a strong child-care sector. That tells you that this is a sector that we will stand by and support all the way, beyond the (next) eight months" External link

CBC Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Parents know how expensive raising a child can be. That is why I am pleased to announce, on the 4th anniversary of the Canada Child Benefit, that it is again going to be raised. This means more money tax-free in the pockets of Canadian families each month,” External link

barrie Monday, July 20, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think it's powerful when you have the head of government taking a knee and clapping when people say 'black lives matter,'" "It's incredibly powerful for him to come and be part of this" External link

CBC Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I have been followed in stores. Instinctively my back gets up when a police cruiser comes behind me as I drive,” External link

thewhig Friday, June 5, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I think it has had a huge impact,” “It (the virus) is not as widespread as I suspect it would have been” External link

simcoe Friday, June 5, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I think it has had a huge impact,” “It (the virus) is not as widespread as I suspect it would have been” External link

simcoe Friday, June 5, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Instinctively, my back gets up when a police cruiser comes behind me as I drive," External link

cp24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I still get followed around in stores," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen explained : "I looked at my staff member who was on the other side of the store and she was not followed. She happened not to be a member of the black community," "She was surprised that I was being followed around. And for me, I was not. I was not surprised, but it's not about me. It’s about — this is a very common reality for many, far too many, people in our country and it is important for us to acknowledge it" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It is shocking, it is disturbing, it is quite painful to watch that video," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I have three young boys, my oldest son is 10 years old and I still have not had the strength to have the conversation with him. How do you explain to a 10-year-old boy, growing up as a young black boy in Canada, that — how do you explain those images? That footage to him? That the very person who was supposed to keep someone safe is engaged in a slow-motion death of an innocent black man?" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Diversity is a fact in Canada, but inclusion is a choice. We have to make the choice for inclusion. But it starts with having difficult conversations of the lived, daily reality of dehumanizing anti-black racism that is experienced by far too many people in Canada. once we have that conversation, once we can listen to those frustrations and those personal stories, then we can move forward," "I don't want to be in a position where we have these conversations decades from now with my three young sons. I want them to have a better chance to experience shopping, and to experience running in the neighbourhood, jogging, basic things that they shouldn't be afraid to do. That sometimes I’m afraid to do, let alone others" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Check the unconscious bias around you and within you," External link

CBC Monday, June 1, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our first priority was to move quickly to respond to the organizations that are serving the most vulnerable now in the context of COVID-19,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Our first priority was to move quickly to respond to the organizations that are serving the most vulnerable now in the context of COVID-19," External link

simcoe Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We recognize that this might be a challenge for some Canadians who prefer to receive services in person. I want to assure Canadians that we are committed to ensuring they all have access to the supports they need and deserve,” External link

globalnews Friday, March 27, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “during a time when we are asking most Canadians to stay home, we need to make sure our service delivery model follows the best public health advice, while also meeting the needs of Canadians” External link

barrie Friday, March 27, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government is focused on making life more affordable for middle class families,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : "It is with great pleasure that our government, through the National Housing Strategy, is supporting organizations like the Comfort Life Network's MacDonald Centre for Independent Living here in Moncton, so that collectively, we are better able to create more accessible and more affordable homes for Canadians," External link

barrie Monday, March 2, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : "It is with great pleasure that our government, through the National Housing Strategy, is supporting organizations like the Comfort Life Network's MacDonald Centre for Independent Living here in Moncton, so that collectively, we are better able to create more accessible and more affordable homes for Canadians," External link

barrie Monday, March 2, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : “Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. People and families living with disabilities have unique needs that are often underserved by the market,” “The National Housing Strategy prioritizes individuals and their families who live with disabilities, to help build stronger and more inclusive communities. With our government’s investment in Saskatoon, six families now have access to safe and affordable housing, which will certainly have a positive impact their lives” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 28, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told ( about Affairs Canada ) : “If our goal of making sure that Canada deepens its trade and investment ties, as well as people−to−people ties, the African diaspora, the African−Canadian community is key and central to that effort,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told ( about Affairs Canada ) : "If our goal of making sure that Canada deepens its trade and investment ties, as well as people-to-people ties, the African diaspora, the African-Canadian community is key and central to that effort," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I don’t want to just renew for the sake of renewing for one year,” “I’d rather us get down to business and renew for three years with as many provinces and territories as possible” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I’m pretty eager to get the agreements signed so we can move. The budget will highlight the funding behind the 250,000, but I want it to be rolled out as soon as possible,” “I know that there’s many families who are looking forward and very excited about our vision for providing every child in Canada an affordable and accessible daycare, so I’m eager, but it’s a partnership” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I don’t want to just renew for the sake of renewing for one year,” “I’d rather us get down to business and renew for three years with as many provinces and territories as possible” External link

globalnews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I’m pretty eager to get the agreements signed so we can move. The budget will highlight the funding behind the 250,000, but I want it to be rolled out as soon as possible,” “I know that there’s many families who are looking forward and very excited about our vision for providing every child in Canada an affordable and accessible daycare, so I’m eager, but it’s a partnership” External link

globalnews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This is the kind of model that we want. We want mixed housing whereby the affordable units, the deeply affordable units, the market units, all of them are mixed together and will have the same design and the same quality,” External link

cp24 Friday, January 17, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : "The federal government's role is to be a strong and reliable and long-term partner," External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : “The federal government’s role is to be a strong and reliable and long-term partner,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "The Elman family has been amazing ... and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia," External link

CBC Friday, November 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 22, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “The Elman family has been amazing ... and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 22, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, November 22, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Ilwad Elman ) : “The Elman family has been amazing … and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, November 22, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 22, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Ilwad Elman ) : “The Elman family has been amazing ... and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 22, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

680news Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Ilwad Elman ) : “The Elman family has been amazing … and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

680news Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think it's important for us to continue to maintain the integrity of our system. We take any allegation of fraud or anything that threatens the integrity of our refugee system very very seriously," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “You can’t compare one country to another,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, October 6, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice," External link

simcoe Sunday, September 29, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice," External link

simcoe Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International students make significant contributions to the schools and the colleges and the universities and the communities in which they reside. The diverse perspectives that they bring to our classrooms enrich the educational experiences of Canadian students," "International students are the ideal future Canadians," External link

simcoe Friday, September 27, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "The vast majority of international students are fine. They come, they know the rules and abide by them. They have a great experience," External link

simcoe Friday, September 27, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “International students make significant contributions to the schools and the colleges and the universities and the communities in which they reside. The diverse perspectives that they bring to our classrooms enrich the educational experiences of Canadian students,” “International students are the ideal future Canadians,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 27, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice," External link

simcoe Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen indiqué : «Le Canada demeure profondément préoccupé par la situation politique et économique critique et qui s’aggrave au Venezuela» External link

lapresse-CA Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen wrote : “We must not be misled by false information designed to divide Canadian,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen disse ( about da Venezuela ) : "A incapacidade dos venezuelanos de renovar seus passaportes apresentou problemas significativos que foram destacados nas minhas conversas com membros da comunidade venezuelana no Canadá. Nosso governo está disposto a manter o compromisso do Canadá de apoiar o povo da Venezuela" External link

uol Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Canada is a recognised international leader in settlement and integration. We firmly believe that when we invest in helping newcomers learn the language, find employment, and build a successful life, all of Canada benefits,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We believe in improving client service within the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Department as we serve foreign nationals and Canadian permanent residents and Canadian citizens," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We have the capacity, by using this office, to go out and hold citizenship ceremonies outside of Charlottetown. And that is something that will also help a lot of residents on the Island who do not live in Charlottetown," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It helps not only P.E.I. attract, but retain immigrants. When newcomers come to P.E.I. they also need the services and the supports that are required to keep people here," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We believe in improving client service within the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Department as we serve foreign nationals and Canadian permanent residents and Canadian citizens," External link

CBC Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We have the capacity, by using this office, to go out and hold citizenship ceremonies outside of Charlottetown. And that is something that will also help a lot of residents on the Island who do not live in Charlottetown," External link

CBC Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It helps not only P.E.I. attract, but retain immigrants. When newcomers come to P.E.I. they also need the services and the supports that are required to keep people here," External link

CBC Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think we're very lucky in Canada, by and large, to have a population that generally supports immigration, understands the positive role that immigration has had on our country and understands the positive contributions of immigrants," External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Not just success stories of the newcomers themselves," External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen noted : "over the last 40 years, over two million Canadians have personally sponsored a refugee" External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, the UK and Canada are jointly promoting this to other countries, so there's now about 12 countries that have either adopted...or are about to launch...a program in places like Germany, or places you wouldn't expect, like Belgium," External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Look, we are not immune as part of the global community" External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen added : “That’s why we are expanding our Student Direct Stream program to Pakistan,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, July 28, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen déclaré : "Son travail journalistique a permis de mettre en lumière les contributions de la communauté somalienne au Canada, ainsi que ses histoires positives. Elle était une voix pour beaucoup de gens" External link

french.china.org.cn Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen disse : "A lei que ainda não foi aprovada e sugere que haja um fundo de compensação financeira para as pessoas que tenham sido defraudadas, que tenham perdido dinheiro devido a consultores de imigração" External link

acorianooriental Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen disse : "A lei que ainda não foi aprovada e sugere que haja um fundo de compensação financeira para as pessoas que tenham sido defraudadas, que tenham perdido dinheiro devido a consultores de imigração" External link

24-sapo Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister45.86%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
immigration minister39.85%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
ministre de l' immigration6.02%FR10/12/201712/10/2017
ministre0.75%FR10/07/201707/10/2017
ministre de l’ immigration0.75%FR10/07/201707/10/2017
ministre canadien de l’ immigration0.75%FR10/06/201706/10/2017
ministre canadien de l' immigration1.50%FR09/29/201729/09/2017
minister of immigration0.75%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
canadian immigration minister3.01%EN08/07/201707/08/2017
actuel ministre de l’ immigration0.75%FR08/06/201706/08/2017
Names Lang Count
Ahmed HussenEN71.72%
Ahmed HussenFR27.27%
Ahmed HussenPT1.01%
Ahmed HussenES0.00%


 
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Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s really difficult to deal with misinformation and disinformation and talking down our housing market every single day from that side of the House,” External link

globalnews Monday, May 9, 2022 11:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : “Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,” “Through our government’s National Housing Strategy, we are working hard to improve the living conditions for people with disabilities here in Prince Albert and across the country. Brand new, safe and affordable homes like this are a foundation for good health and prosperity and I know they will make a big difference for over a dozen families. This is the National Housing Strategy at work” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Sunday, May 8, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "it's some changes to make the program even more affordable" External link

CBC Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We can deploy those dollars, get them out the door faster," External link

CBC Wednesday, May 4, 2022 12:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These new housing options will support people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of experiencing homelessness. It will also help people experiencing mental health and addictions issues as well as Indigenous peoples," External link

CBC Friday, April 29, 2022 9:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : "We are curbing speculation by doing a number of things ... but also we haven't closed the door to further measures," External link

ibtimes Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:09:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Right now our tax system treats two scenarios the same, and we have to change that," External link

ibtimes Thursday, April 21, 2022 11:09:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Homes like this will ensure that families don't have to worry about making the impossible choice between paying for their rent or putting food on the table," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 20, 2022 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "The issue of housing supply is critical to our future success as a country," External link

zerohedge Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "You have to demonstrate the political will to tackle those barriers," External link

zerohedge Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "If they’re not willing to do any of those, or even present a credible plan to tackle these barriers, then we simply will not engage," "But I believe that all municipalities will welcome this," External link

zerohedge Sunday, April 17, 2022 4:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen replied : “I would urge the honourable member to look at what the national housing strategy is doing in his home province of Alberta. In Alberta, we’re investing $444 million to support 35,000 households to pay the rent. What does he have to say about that?” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 6, 2022 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen replied : “Day after day, especially after six years of their government, housing prices have effectively doubled. … Humility would be welcome from that minister of housing. When will this government abandon their failed housing strategy?” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 6, 2022 2:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "By working together with territorial and indigenous partners, we will address the housing needs of Nunavummiut," External link

CBC Friday, March 25, 2022 12:35:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Through the National Housing Co-Investment Fund, our government is delivering on its commitment to helping those who need it most in local communities,” “This project will make a real difference in the lives of people in London. We will continue to do our part to create even more affordable housing that will benefit all Canadians for decades to come” External link

cknw Friday, March 18, 2022 9:02:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "They will have access to employment services and the skills necessary to start a new life," "And it means that ... young children growing in these homes will have new dreams. They will have a closer opportunity to be a teacher, a doctor, a mechanic or anything that they dream to be" External link

CBC Thursday, March 17, 2022 11:07:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We’re all here because we believe that every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 16, 2022 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Those municipalities who show ambition and who show a desire and a real roadmap to build housing across the spectrum will get access to that money,” “Those who don't will simply not receive those dollars” External link

barrie Wednesday, March 16, 2022 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We believe that every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. This is a human right,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, March 15, 2022 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These residences will enable Calgary seniors to continue to live, thrive and maintain the social connections that they have in the communities that they know and love," External link

barrie Thursday, March 10, 2022 4:49:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "When completed, these units will support people who are vulnerable, including women and children, and those who are homeless or who are at risk of becoming homeless," "These projects will do a lot of good, and they're located right across the territory of Nunavut" External link

CBC Friday, March 4, 2022 9:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Because of the unique challenges in the North, we are usually a little bit more flexible with that requirement," External link

CBC Friday, March 4, 2022 9:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "the need is still there and my understanding is that there are still many other communities that are still in need of federal government housing support" External link

CBC Thursday, February 24, 2022 5:34:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen added : "They all have access to this money and it is really about making sure that communities can access the necessary materials and resources to build, operate and maintain housing," External link

CBC Wednesday, February 23, 2022 11:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : “There's no part of our society where Black Canadians don't face systemic barriers, including when it comes to having a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

cp24 Friday, February 18, 2022 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Having lived in a social housing unit many years ago, I know the value of having a safe and affordable place to call home and what that does to enable an individual like myself and others to access opportunities,” “Housing makes a huge difference. When you have access to a safe and affordable roof over your head, it makes the difference between just getting by or actually getting ahead” External link

cp24 Friday, February 18, 2022 8:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We all agree that affordable housing should not be a luxury,” External link

barrie Thursday, February 10, 2022 3:26:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Affordable housing should not be a luxury, it is a necessity,” External link

cknw Wednesday, February 9, 2022 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "not something I learned about until I became a member of Parliament," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 8, 2022 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This is a piece of Canadian history that was falling apart," "We were able to provide funding that will rejuvenate that structure" External link

CBC Tuesday, February 8, 2022 9:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government wants to ensure that everyone in Canada has a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:30:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “This will see a former school converted into 73 new permanent, affordable homes for women, transgender and non-binary individuals,” External link

cknw Tuesday, January 25, 2022 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “This will see a former school converted into 73 new permanent, affordable homes for women, transgender and non-binary individuals,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 25, 2022 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I have no doubt that our upcoming budget will address some of these pressing concerns that Canadians have,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, January 14, 2022 12:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I have no doubt that our upcoming budget will address some of these pressing concerns that Canadians have,” External link

cp24 Thursday, January 13, 2022 11:52:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These housing units will support Canadians in uncertain housing situations, experiencing or at risk of homelessness, or living in temporary shelters because of the pandemic," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 11, 2022 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home,” “Today’s funding through the Rapid Housing Initiative will go a long way to support those who need it most, by quickly providing 59 new affordable homes for vulnerable individuals and families in Winnipeg, including some of the most vulnerable among us, to keep them safe” External link

globalnews Tuesday, January 11, 2022 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We know more supply is one of the solutions," External link

CBC Friday, December 24, 2021 12:10:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “The point is to reduce the speculative demand in the market and help cool these astronomical increases in prices,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 22, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “There has to be a national conversation, I believe, to overcome, sometimes what I think is unreasonable opposition to affordable housing in neighbourhoods,” “These are well thought out, well regulated, well supported plans and sometimes, I find, that there is NIMBYism that goes on. It’s just discouraging” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 22, 2021 1:36:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “My feeling was that in the year 2021, we should not be experiencing a situation where people are losing their jobs because of their religious beliefs,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “There’s so much in this space and you know, at times, I feel like we haven’t communicated enough the sheer number of things that we’ve done to implement calls for action from various communities, and even from within government to diversify our civil service,” “I think there’s a lot of ongoing work. I’m not saying everything has been completed, but there’s also a lot of progress that we’ve made and we’re going to build on that progress in 2022” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “That is a legacy piece that will outlive this government,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I’m bringing all of that to this to this role. I also have, obviously, lived experience as a racialized person,” “It’s not new to me, and obviously there’s a short period of adjustment. But the issues are very close to my heart” External link

TorontoStar Friday, December 17, 2021 5:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “Too many Canadians are forced to make the impossible choice between paying their rent and paying for their groceries. And, you know, the last two years have been quite a challenge,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This will provide safe and affordable homes to those that need it the most, including those experiencing or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 15, 2021 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think the first and foremost thing is to build housing supply," External link

CBC Saturday, October 30, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We're going to put $4 billion on the table and the municipalities and communities that are willing to be innovative, that are willing to be ambitious as we are, will get access to that money," "And the ones that, you know, that don't want to move forward in terms of removing those barriers will simply not have those incentives. So, it's a question of really partnering with those that are willing to move faster and in a more ambitious manner to build more housing supply" External link

CBC Saturday, October 30, 2021 11:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “It’s not just the federal government. There are things that the municipalities can do, there are things that the provinces can do,” “They can improve the permitting and planning process to better align with the national housing strategy requirements so that affordable housing is built faster. I’ve achieved that with a number of municipalities, but not all of them, so there is a lot of potential” External link

theepochtimes Friday, June 18, 2021 5:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “It’s not just the federal government. There are things that the municipalities can do, there are things that the provinces can do,” “They can improve the permitting and planning process to better align with the national housing strategy requirements so that affordable housing is built faster. I’ve achieved that with a number of municipalities, but not all of them, so there is a lot of potential” External link

680news Friday, June 18, 2021 11:22:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, more than ever, we do need programs like the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, which is supporting the construction of new affordable housing in Nova Scotia and across Canada," External link

CBC Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, more than ever, we do need programs like the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, which is supporting the construction of new affordable housing in Nova Scotia and across Canada," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Insuring housing affordability and stability for all Canadians is not a short-term fix,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “People like teachers, nurses, shopkeepers, paramedics, firefighters and construction workers, and many others, are finding it harder and harder to afford rent,” “They’re being forced to move further and further away from our cities” External link

globalnews Friday, May 28, 2021 1:32:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "You know the very people who keep Windsor-Tecumseh running and vibrant, people like teachers, nurses, shop-keepers, paramedics and firefighters, those people are finding it harder and harder to afford rent," External link

CBC Tuesday, May 25, 2021 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This program has been in such high demand that we’ve decided to expand it yet again, by $12 billion over the next seven year,” External link

globalnews Friday, May 21, 2021 3:50:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This new funding of $1.5 billion in budget 2021 will more than triple our total target to over 9,200 units built under the rapid housing initiative," External link

CBC Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “If we want to support new ways of doing things and expansion and creating and attracting more private-sector capital, then the government has to be seen to be at least willing and open to a little bit more risk,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, May 11, 2021 4:00:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s not only a roof over your head, it’s a safe place to raise a family, it’s one less financial burden to worry about. It’s mainly a better quality of life,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 6, 2021 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : “We know for a fact there are so many parents, especially women with children, who are forced to stay home because they don’t have child care. So we’re losing as a country from not having that contribution, that talent, those skills,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “That’s not something that I’m in favour of. I believe that the best evidence shows that the best outcomes come from non-profit providers providing high quality child care through highly trained and highly qualified workers,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 28, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We know that everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home, but far too many Canadians are forced to make the impossible choice between putting food on the table and paying the rent,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s also good news for these communities, and for the local economy, because this work will create well paying middle class jobs when they are needed the most,” External link

barrie Friday, April 16, 2021 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Far too many Canadians are forced to make the impossible choice between paying their rent and paying for groceries, and the current pandemic has only made worse the existing housing challenges," "In a time of crisis, the hardest hit are often the most vulnerable in our communities … and today, we are making it a little bit easier for them" External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "These units will be central, affordable, accessible and energy efficient, and I'm especially pleased to say that all the units, on average, will be leased at rates below 77 per cent of Calgary's median market rent," External link

CBC Wednesday, April 7, 2021 10:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We're proud partners of this project because we simply believe that every Canadian deserves an opportunity to succeed," External link

CBC Friday, March 19, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government recognizes the very real issue of systemic racism in Canada and around the world and we’ve committed to addressing the barriers faced by Indigenous communities every single day, and it starts with ensuring that solutions for the community are provided by the community,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, March 18, 2021 1:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "For Indigenous peoples and those at risk of homelessness," External link

barrie Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "The fourth project Lauderdale Terrace will be headed by GEF Seniors Housing," "We know it's not easy and we know that they're facing trying times during one of the biggest health crisis in history" External link

barrie Thursday, March 18, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This means that over 100 Indigenous families across the province of Alberta will have a new place to call home," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 17, 2021 4:17:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We all are here because we all share the same objective, which is to ensure that every resident of the great city of Winnipeg has a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This development will help the people of Winnipeg live closer to where they work, where they go to school and close to transit and other facilities,” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “These projects are really putting the needs of Canadians first,” “We’re also at the same time stimulating the economy, creating good, middle-class jobs when they’re needed the most” External link

barrie Friday, March 5, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : "Through her work as a journalist, she highlighted the community's positive stories and contributions in Canada, and became a voice for many," External link

CBC Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:03:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “In addition to Marc Garneau, your hero and the first Canadian in space, I also brought Jeremy Hansen... who could be the first Canadian to travel to the moon in 2023,” External link

barrie Sunday, February 28, 2021 1:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We know that every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home, but far too many are forced to make the impossible choice between paying the rent and buying groceries," External link

barrie Saturday, February 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "In far too many cases people are forced to make the choice between paying the rent and buying groceries," External link

barrie Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen wrote : "As soon as it was presented to me, I quickly demanded a retraction and met with my officials to discuss how such a mistake could have happened in the first place," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 20, 2021 6:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen wrote : "As soon as it was presented to me, I quickly demanded a retraction and met with my officials to discuss how such a mistake could have happened in the first place," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 19, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I will continue to work with Black Canadian organizations to improve our systems," External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 16, 2021 11:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “the letter recently sent by my department to unsuccessful applicants was completely unacceptable” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, January 16, 2021 3:09:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I will continue to work with Black Canadian organizations to improve our systems," External link

ctvnews Friday, January 15, 2021 10:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We have to work hard together to decrease fees substantially, to make it more affordable for parents, but we also have to make sure that there is an increase in the number of spaces," "Otherwise, we'll have a situation where you make it more affordable, but only for those who can access it. And for those who just can't find a space, they're out of luck" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "You can't talk about a national system, more affordability, more quality and an expansion of spaces without hiring more workers," "Without increasing the number of early childhood educators, then you're not really delivering on those increased spaces" External link

CBC Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We have to work hard together to decrease fees substantially, to make it more affordable for parents, but we also have to make sure that there is an increase in the number of spaces,” External link

cp24 Monday, December 28, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “You can't talk about a national system, more affordability, more quality and an expansion of spaces without hiring more workers,” “Without increasing the number of early childhood educators, then you're not really delivering on those increased spaces” External link

cp24 Monday, December 28, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Refugees around the world are seen as passive recipients of aid. They’re mistakenly viewed as being monolithic. This cookbook is another example of how refugees are no different from all of us,” “They’re just regular people – and the only thing that differentiates them from everyone else is that they had the involuntary displacement they experienced. No one wants to leave their home, their networks, their friends and their communities, or the familiar environments that they grew up in, but they’re forced to leave” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen explains : “Food has a way of bringing people together,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen added : “For these refugees, as well as for me, making these dishes isn’t just making dishes. It’s going back in time,” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Coming to Canada, I missed all the different kinds of food I grew up with. There’s a fruit with white flesh called Guanana that I haven’t had since I was a child. There’s a type of banana that only grows in Somalia,” “Particular dishes that my mum used to cook still remind me of home. I miss those things” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It shows humanity, diversity, the different perspectives and homelands they came from, and the complexity of their stories which I think most people aren’t aware of,” “The UNHCR does an amazing job, despite funding shortfalls, to do what they are best at – which is to help these refugees around the world” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “These things don’t happen in other parts of the world. Where a former refugee becomes the Queen’s representative in Canada and another becomes a cabinet minister responsible for immigration and refugees,” “It’s not a reflection of me and Mme Clarkson, it’s a reflection of Canada and Canadians. They’ve been kind and generous and welcoming to newcomers, and Canada has benefited greatly” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, December 24, 2020 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : “Under the National Housing Strategy, our government is taking steps to ensure that every Canadian has a safe and affordable place to call home,” External link

TorontoStar Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:41:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We know that our cities find themselves on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 and Winnipeg is in the middle of that,” “The reality is that the populations in our communities that are most at risk for COVID-19 are also more likely to find themselves in precarious housing situations” External link

globalnews Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government is committed to ensuring that every Canadian has a safe and affordable place to call home. Long-term, predictable funding for housing has been needed for more than a decade,” “With today’s announcement, we are taking a significant step toward our goal of building strong communities across Manitoba where vulnerable Canadians can prosper and thrive, now and for the future” External link

barrie Friday, December 18, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It will be used to build or convert existing buildings into affordable housing, it will be used to buy land to build affordable housing,” External link

barrie Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:49:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “At the same time, this work will, of course, stimulate the local economy, creating well-paying jobs when they are needed the most,” External link

globalnews Thursday, December 17, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen indiqué : «Les organismes de bienfaisance et à but non lucratif canadiens jouent un rôle essentiel dans nos communautés même lorsqu'ils font face à des réels défis en raison de la COVID-19» External link

journaldemontreal Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Refugees are humans just like us," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's a chance for all of us who were once refugees to find out a little bit more about the stories of other refugees, and their experiences in their homelands and their story of survival and resilience in the face of difficulties," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, December 15, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Refugees are humans just like us," External link

ctvnews Monday, December 14, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's a chance for all of us who were once refugees to find out a little bit more about the stories of other refugees, and their experiences in their homelands and their story of survival and resilience in the face of difficulties," External link

ctvnews Monday, December 14, 2020 8:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, more than ever before, families need access to safe, quality, affordable and accessible child care as we slowly and safely reopen our economy," External link

CBC Thursday, November 5, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This is a very dedicated fund for rapid housing,” “It is targeting the most vulnerable in our communities” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen indicated : “I have full confidence, at least in the first stream, that you will see a lot of housing being built before the winter,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Modular homes are fast and they are cost-effective,” “In these trying times they are one of the best solutions for producing affordable housing for those in need” External link

680news Friday, October 23, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our priority is in ensuring Canadians have access to high-quality programs and services they need and expect during these difficult times. We have taken important measures to ensure a seamless transition from the CERB to EI, and are working hard so that every worker who is entitled to benefits can receive them. We sympathize with Canadians who had issues reapplying, and remain committed to providing them with the benefits they are entitled to,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, October 15, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “The availability of affordable, high-quality and flexible child care will be key to ensuring Canadian parents can return to work and our economy can recover from this crisis,” “The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the child care sector to ensure all Canadian families will have access to the quality child care they need” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, September 30, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It doesn’t address the issue of quality,” External link

simcoe Friday, September 25, 2020 2:37:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We know that sector has been hit hard by COVID-19,” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do," External link

CBC Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do,” External link

ctvnews Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:00:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do," External link

simcoe Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's the right thing to do, but it's also the economically smart thing to do," External link

timescolonist Tuesday, September 22, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Happy to announce that the Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec have reached a win-win deal on housing," External link

CBC Friday, September 18, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “Obviously our focus was always on providing young people an opportunity to serve their community, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. And we’re continuing to look at options to allow young people to have more support to serve their communities,” External link

680news Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It is to be used for whatever they need to keep kids safe,” External link

globalnews Friday, September 4, 2020 9:03:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This will offset the associated costs of COVID-19 closures and reopenings in Ontario,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 4, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We’re also stimulating the economy creating jobs,” External link

ottawacitizen Tuesday, August 18, 2020 12:35:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” “We’re doing everything that we can to actually exercise federal leadership, but provinces and municipalities also have to work with us to make sure that we all prioritize the sector” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It's not a luxury, it's a necessity," "We're doing everything that we can to actually exercise federal leadership, but provinces and municipalities also have to work with us to make sure that we all prioritize the sector" External link

simcoe Saturday, August 8, 2020 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “It’s not a luxury, it’s a necessity,” “We’re doing everything that we can to actually exercise federal leadership, but provinces and municipalities also have to work with us to make sure that we all prioritize the sector” External link

citynews-ca Friday, August 7, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Bill Morneau ) : "Those are the kind of things that keep me working and continuing to have faith in Finance Minister Morneau," External link

CBC Friday, July 24, 2020 7:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Particularly in these times, families need to have access to safe, affordable, and accessible child care," "This is more than a convenience, it is quite simply a necessity" External link

CBC Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Community Support ) : “The COVID-19 pandemic has been especially difficult for vulnerable Canadians who are relying on the services of community organizations now more than ever before. The government of Canada is pleased to support a wide range of charities and non-profit organizations through the Emergency Community Support Fund to ensure no one is left behind,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "This is a very important sector. It's a priority for our government," "There is simply no viable recovery without a strong child-care sector. That tells you that this is a sector that we will stand by and support all the way, beyond the (next) eight months" External link

CBC Tuesday, July 21, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Parents know how expensive raising a child can be. That is why I am pleased to announce, on the 4th anniversary of the Canada Child Benefit, that it is again going to be raised. This means more money tax-free in the pockets of Canadian families each month,” External link

barrie Monday, July 20, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think it's powerful when you have the head of government taking a knee and clapping when people say 'black lives matter,'" "It's incredibly powerful for him to come and be part of this" External link

CBC Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I have been followed in stores. Instinctively my back gets up when a police cruiser comes behind me as I drive,” External link

thewhig Friday, June 5, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I think it has had a huge impact,” “It (the virus) is not as widespread as I suspect it would have been” External link

simcoe Friday, June 5, 2020 2:56:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I think it has had a huge impact,” “It (the virus) is not as widespread as I suspect it would have been” External link

simcoe Friday, June 5, 2020 1:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Instinctively, my back gets up when a police cruiser comes behind me as I drive," External link

cp24 Tuesday, June 2, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I still get followed around in stores," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen explained : "I looked at my staff member who was on the other side of the store and she was not followed. She happened not to be a member of the black community," "She was surprised that I was being followed around. And for me, I was not. I was not surprised, but it's not about me. It’s about — this is a very common reality for many, far too many, people in our country and it is important for us to acknowledge it" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It is shocking, it is disturbing, it is quite painful to watch that video," External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I have three young boys, my oldest son is 10 years old and I still have not had the strength to have the conversation with him. How do you explain to a 10-year-old boy, growing up as a young black boy in Canada, that — how do you explain those images? That footage to him? That the very person who was supposed to keep someone safe is engaged in a slow-motion death of an innocent black man?" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Diversity is a fact in Canada, but inclusion is a choice. We have to make the choice for inclusion. But it starts with having difficult conversations of the lived, daily reality of dehumanizing anti-black racism that is experienced by far too many people in Canada. once we have that conversation, once we can listen to those frustrations and those personal stories, then we can move forward," "I don't want to be in a position where we have these conversations decades from now with my three young sons. I want them to have a better chance to experience shopping, and to experience running in the neighbourhood, jogging, basic things that they shouldn't be afraid to do. That sometimes I’m afraid to do, let alone others" External link

ctvnews Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Check the unconscious bias around you and within you," External link

CBC Monday, June 1, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our first priority was to move quickly to respond to the organizations that are serving the most vulnerable now in the context of COVID-19,” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Our first priority was to move quickly to respond to the organizations that are serving the most vulnerable now in the context of COVID-19," External link

simcoe Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “We recognize that this might be a challenge for some Canadians who prefer to receive services in person. I want to assure Canadians that we are committed to ensuring they all have access to the supports they need and deserve,” External link

globalnews Friday, March 27, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “during a time when we are asking most Canadians to stay home, we need to make sure our service delivery model follows the best public health advice, while also meeting the needs of Canadians” External link

barrie Friday, March 27, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Our government is focused on making life more affordable for middle class families,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, March 4, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : "It is with great pleasure that our government, through the National Housing Strategy, is supporting organizations like the Comfort Life Network's MacDonald Centre for Independent Living here in Moncton, so that collectively, we are better able to create more accessible and more affordable homes for Canadians," External link

barrie Monday, March 2, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : "It is with great pleasure that our government, through the National Housing Strategy, is supporting organizations like the Comfort Life Network's MacDonald Centre for Independent Living here in Moncton, so that collectively, we are better able to create more accessible and more affordable homes for Canadians," External link

barrie Monday, March 2, 2020 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Strategy ) : “Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. People and families living with disabilities have unique needs that are often underserved by the market,” “The National Housing Strategy prioritizes individuals and their families who live with disabilities, to help build stronger and more inclusive communities. With our government’s investment in Saskatoon, six families now have access to safe and affordable housing, which will certainly have a positive impact their lives” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, February 28, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told ( about Affairs Canada ) : “If our goal of making sure that Canada deepens its trade and investment ties, as well as people−to−people ties, the African diaspora, the African−Canadian community is key and central to that effort,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told ( about Affairs Canada ) : "If our goal of making sure that Canada deepens its trade and investment ties, as well as people-to-people ties, the African diaspora, the African-Canadian community is key and central to that effort," External link

timescolonist Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I don’t want to just renew for the sake of renewing for one year,” “I’d rather us get down to business and renew for three years with as many provinces and territories as possible” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I’m pretty eager to get the agreements signed so we can move. The budget will highlight the funding behind the 250,000, but I want it to be rolled out as soon as possible,” “I know that there’s many families who are looking forward and very excited about our vision for providing every child in Canada an affordable and accessible daycare, so I’m eager, but it’s a partnership” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I don’t want to just renew for the sake of renewing for one year,” “I’d rather us get down to business and renew for three years with as many provinces and territories as possible” External link

globalnews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “I’m pretty eager to get the agreements signed so we can move. The budget will highlight the funding behind the 250,000, but I want it to be rolled out as soon as possible,” “I know that there’s many families who are looking forward and very excited about our vision for providing every child in Canada an affordable and accessible daycare, so I’m eager, but it’s a partnership” External link

globalnews Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:04:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “This is the kind of model that we want. We want mixed housing whereby the affordable units, the deeply affordable units, the market units, all of them are mixed together and will have the same design and the same quality,” External link

cp24 Friday, January 17, 2020 1:27:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : "The federal government's role is to be a strong and reliable and long-term partner," External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:52:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen told : “The federal government’s role is to be a strong and reliable and long-term partner,” External link

TorontoStar Saturday, November 23, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "The Elman family has been amazing ... and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia," External link

CBC Friday, November 22, 2019 10:45:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 22, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “The Elman family has been amazing ... and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, November 22, 2019 3:13:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, November 22, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Ilwad Elman ) : “The Elman family has been amazing … and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

citynews-ca Friday, November 22, 2019 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 22, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Ilwad Elman ) : “The Elman family has been amazing ... and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 22, 2019 2:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Targeting humanitarian workers is unacceptable and it’s meant to intimidate people from making those contributions, which is why we need to appreciate the folks who take that risk and go to those places despite those risks and make a real difference on the ground,” External link

680news Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said ( about Ilwad Elman ) : “The Elman family has been amazing … and finding that news was really difficult for a lot of people, including myself, because I know the contributions of that family and it has made and continues to make in Somalia,” External link

680news Friday, November 22, 2019 1:59:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think it's important for us to continue to maintain the integrity of our system. We take any allegation of fraud or anything that threatens the integrity of our refugee system very very seriously," External link

CBC Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “You can’t compare one country to another,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, October 6, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice," External link

simcoe Sunday, September 29, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice," External link

simcoe Sunday, September 29, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International students make significant contributions to the schools and the colleges and the universities and the communities in which they reside. The diverse perspectives that they bring to our classrooms enrich the educational experiences of Canadian students," "International students are the ideal future Canadians," External link

simcoe Friday, September 27, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "The vast majority of international students are fine. They come, they know the rules and abide by them. They have a great experience," External link

simcoe Friday, September 27, 2019 6:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “International students make significant contributions to the schools and the colleges and the universities and the communities in which they reside. The diverse perspectives that they bring to our classrooms enrich the educational experiences of Canadian students,” “International students are the ideal future Canadians,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, September 27, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : "International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice," External link

simcoe Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen says : “International education in Canada is not for everybody. You are expected to pay your own way. You have to be really careful and do your due diligence on who you rely on for advice,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:19:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen indiqué : «Le Canada demeure profondément préoccupé par la situation politique et économique critique et qui s’aggrave au Venezuela» External link

lapresse-CA Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen wrote : “We must not be misled by false information designed to divide Canadian,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, August 20, 2019 6:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen disse ( about da Venezuela ) : "A incapacidade dos venezuelanos de renovar seus passaportes apresentou problemas significativos que foram destacados nas minhas conversas com membros da comunidade venezuelana no Canadá. Nosso governo está disposto a manter o compromisso do Canadá de apoiar o povo da Venezuela" External link

uol Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : “Canada is a recognised international leader in settlement and integration. We firmly believe that when we invest in helping newcomers learn the language, find employment, and build a successful life, all of Canada benefits,” External link

jamaicaobserver Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We believe in improving client service within the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Department as we serve foreign nationals and Canadian permanent residents and Canadian citizens," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We have the capacity, by using this office, to go out and hold citizenship ceremonies outside of Charlottetown. And that is something that will also help a lot of residents on the Island who do not live in Charlottetown," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It helps not only P.E.I. attract, but retain immigrants. When newcomers come to P.E.I. they also need the services and the supports that are required to keep people here," External link

CBC Friday, August 9, 2019 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We believe in improving client service within the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Department as we serve foreign nationals and Canadian permanent residents and Canadian citizens," External link

CBC Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "We have the capacity, by using this office, to go out and hold citizenship ceremonies outside of Charlottetown. And that is something that will also help a lot of residents on the Island who do not live in Charlottetown," External link

CBC Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "It helps not only P.E.I. attract, but retain immigrants. When newcomers come to P.E.I. they also need the services and the supports that are required to keep people here," External link

CBC Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "I think we're very lucky in Canada, by and large, to have a population that generally supports immigration, understands the positive role that immigration has had on our country and understands the positive contributions of immigrants," External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Not just success stories of the newcomers themselves," External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen noted : "over the last 40 years, over two million Canadians have personally sponsored a refugee" External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Now, the UK and Canada are jointly promoting this to other countries, so there's now about 12 countries that have either adopted...or are about to launch...a program in places like Germany, or places you wouldn't expect, like Belgium," External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen said : "Look, we are not immune as part of the global community" External link

newsweek-USA Friday, August 2, 2019 5:42:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen added : “That’s why we are expanding our Student Direct Stream program to Pakistan,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, July 28, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen déclaré : "Son travail journalistique a permis de mettre en lumière les contributions de la communauté somalienne au Canada, ainsi que ses histoires positives. Elle était une voix pour beaucoup de gens" External link

french.china.org.cn Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Hussen disse : "A lei que ainda não foi aprovada e sugere que haja um fundo de compensação financeira para as pessoas que tenham sido defraudadas, que tenham perdido dinheiro devido a consultores de imigração" External link

acorianooriental Sunday, May 12, 2019 4:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Hussen disse : "A lei que ainda não foi aprovada e sugere que haja um fundo de compensação financeira para as pessoas que tenham sido defraudadas, que tenham perdido dinheiro devido a consultores de imigração" External link

24-sapo Sunday, May 12, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister45.86%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
immigration minister39.85%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
ministre de l' immigration6.02%FR10/12/201712/10/2017
ministre0.75%FR10/07/201707/10/2017
ministre de l’ immigration0.75%FR10/07/201707/10/2017
ministre canadien de l’ immigration0.75%FR10/06/201706/10/2017
ministre canadien de l' immigration1.50%FR09/29/201729/09/2017
minister of immigration0.75%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
canadian immigration minister3.01%EN08/07/201707/08/2017
actuel ministre de l’ immigration0.75%FR08/06/201706/08/2017
Names Lang Count
Ahmed HussenEN71.72%
Ahmed HussenFR27.27%
Ahmed HussenPT1.01%
Ahmed HussenES0.00%


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