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Bruce County Housing Link

Bruce County Housing Corporation publishes a tenant newsletter approximately twice a year entitled Bruce County Housing Link.  This newsletter explains information and news about what’s happening in the Housing Corporation as well as updates on policies and helpful tips for tenants.  For the newsletters look under the Downloads section of this webpage. 

Soho Tenant Insurance for Residents of Social Housing

SoHo Tenant Insurance is an insurance being offered for residents of social housing.  Please follow the link to find more information about this insurance at www.sohoinsurance.ca 

The Application for Tenant Insurance can be under the Downloads section of this webpage.

The Kathleen Blinkhorn Aboriginal Student Scholarship Fund

Each year, ONPHA awards five scholarships n the amount of $1,000.  Eligible uses include:  tuition, books, technology (laptop, etc.) and transportation. 

You are eligible for the scholarship if you meet all the following criteria:

  • You are an Aboriginal student currently living in non-profit housing in Ontario
  • You are enrolled in a college, university or private trade shcool recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
  • You have a full-time or part-time (minimum 60 per cent) course load.

NOTE:  Tenants living in co-operative housing are not eligible for the scholarship.

Eligible applicants must sumbit a completed application form and supporting documents by e-mail, mail or fax.

After selecting the recipients, ONHPA will notify both the successful and unsuccessful applicants.

The poster and scholarship application can be downloaded from www.onpha.on.ca/kblinkhorn 

Registered Education Savings Plan

The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) program contributes a bond to Registered Education Savings Plans opened by families receiving the National Child Benefit Supplement under the Canada Revenue Agency's Canada Child Tax Benefit program.  For more information visit the Service Canada website at http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/goc/clb.shtml.

Useful Links

Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce www.alzheimergreybruce.com

SoHo Tenant Insurance for Residents of Social Housing www.sohoinsurance.ca