New Whitehorse mixed-use building with affordable rental units opens

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A new mixed-use building with 45 rental units, meant to provide vulnerable people and people with disabilities a safe and affordable living space, was officially opened Wednesday in Whitehorse.

The rental units at the Cornerstone Community Building, on the corner of 7 Avenue and Main Street, are already filled.

Opportunities Yukon, a not-for-profit organization that assists people with disabilities in becoming active and independent, is behind the project, which has been in the works since 2016.

Jillian Hardie, the executive director of the organization, said the official opening of the building is a dream come true.

“You know, there was always the dream and a lot of prayers put into this, and yeah, did I

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