It is planned to start building these three new community owned houses in spring 2022 so that Canna can welcome its new residents later in 2022.
Keeping children from their families, especially at this stage in the pandemic doesn’t make sense, says Councillor Niall McLean.
The final deadline for ‘expressions of interest’ to be submitted is the 13 August 2021.
The programme was produced by John Deering and Kathleen Carragher of Yamal
Productions, an independent radio company, based in Ardnamurchan.
The total population of the Highland Council islands is 10,349 of which 10,008 live on Skye. Apart from Skye the most populous islands are Raasay (161), Eigg (83), Muck (27), Rum (22) and Canna (12).
Eilean Chanaigh/Summer on Canna was broadcast on BBC ALBA last week and was followed by another programme about Canna, Solas: Margaret Fay Shaw of Canna. However, both programmes are still available on the BBC iPlayer for 30 days afterwards.
Solas explores the life of the American folklorist Margaret Faye Shaw and her friendship with Whisky Galore author Compton Mackenzie.
Magda Sagarzazu, who was a personal friend of well-known folklorist John Lorne Campbell and his Pittsburgh born wife Margaret Fay Shaw and became the highly-respected keeper of their nationally important collection of Gaelic culture and language, passed away in San Sebastian on Wednesday June 3.