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News & Events

August 14th, 2018

Join the call for a legislated right to housing in Canada!

In Ottawa on Tuesday, the CAEH joined fellow advocates to release an open letter urging the Prime Minister to make good on his commitment to the right to housing by enshrining that right in upcoming National Housing Strategy legislation. The letter, signed by over 170 organizations and prominent Canadians, was … More

July 11th, 2018

Falling Through the Cracks: Women’s Homelessness, Child Apprehension and Missed Opportunities

The complexities facing mothers who find themselves homeless are many and interconnected, not least the very real fear of having their children apprehended. For Indigenous women it’s even worse – Indigenous children are apprehended at an unconscionable rate. Often these mums draw on a patchwork of agencies and community supports … More

June 29th, 2018

The Lowdown on Common Assessment Tools

Common assessment tools are used in coordinated access systems as part of the triage and prioritization process. Prioritization and matching people to the right housing and the right supports at the right time is essential in ending homelessness. In this blog we’ll explore common assessment tools – what they are … More

June 25th, 2018

What is a Coordinated Access System?

In the announcement of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy, Minister Duclos introduced a new federal requirement for the implementation of Coordinated Access Systems. A Coordinated Access System is a community-wide system that streamlines the process for people experiencing homelessness to access housing and supports and is an essential step to … More

June 19th, 2018

Broadbent & Page: The right to housing is essential to resolving Canada’s housing crisis

This column was published in National Newswatch, June 19, 2018                                             Alan Broadbent and Kevin Page   In his address to the UN General Assembly last fall, Prime Minister … More

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