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Reflecting women’s diverse realities in Canada’s housing strategy
December 9, 2018 - 10:00 pm / Blog

Canada’s new housing and homelessness strategies could bring system-wide transformation if they position women with lived experience as key informants Guest blog by Arlene Hache, CAEH Board Director, Women’s Homelessness Advisory Committee co-chair and a person with lived expertise Canada’s first National Housing Strategy (NHS) signals the federal government’s re-engagement … More

‘Veteran homelessness in Canada is readily solvable’
November 29, 2018 - 1:30 am / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs today and this is what we had to say about preventing and ending veteran homelessness: it can be done!   By Tim Richter, CAEH President & CEO Good afternoon everyone. Thank you for … More

National Housing Day 18 Years Later
November 22, 2018 - 2:30 am / Blog, News

Exactly one year after the federal government’s announcement of a National Housing Strategy, and a few months away from the new homelessness strategy, Reaching Home, rolling out, this #National Housing Day sees us getting closer to realizing the right to housing. In 1998, Canadians and municipalities declared homelessness a national … More

#CAEH18 Day Three: Homelessness, strength and healing
November 7, 2018 - 11:28 am / Blog

Highlights from our final day of #CAEH18 in Hamilton. Featuring warrior Waneek Horn-Miller, Inuk Juno Award winner Susan Aglukark and finding our empathy to lift people up. Today was the last day of our National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Join us next year in Edmonton! The morning began with an … More

#CAEH18 Day Two: Inclusiveness & Right to Housing
November 6, 2018 - 3:25 pm / Blog

Highlights from Day Two of Three at #CAEH18 in Hamilton from Nov. 5-7. Building inclusiveness into our plans to help LGBTQ2S homelessness and finding our outrage when it comes to the state of homelessness in Canada. Day Two of the National Conference on Ending Homelessness started with an Inuk Elder … More

#CAEH18: Ending homelessness on day one
November 5, 2018 - 4:44 pm / Blog, News

Highlights from Day One of Three of #CAEH18 in Hamilton from Nov. 5-7. From federal funding announcements to the connections we make over our shared goal to end homelessness.   It’s only been the first of three days, but so many wonderful announcements, gatherings and experiences were shared at the … More

CAEH receives federal funding for 20,000 Homes Campaign
November 2, 2018 - 2:40 pm / Blog, News

This morning the Government of Canada announced an investment of $885,000 to scale up the CAEH’s 20,000 Homes Campaign to accelerate progress on ending chronic homelessness in 38 campaign communities.   The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is going to make the most of its $885,000 in new federal funding … More

Housing Indigenous youth by fostering strong and healing relationships on the frontlines
November 2, 2018 - 5:00 am / Blog

Indigenous front line workers make important relationships with youth in an effort to heal and house the next generation. Read what Kim Kakakaway, with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary, has to say about the in-roads she’s made through her work on the frontlines in this guest blog, ahead … More

Using Plan, Do, Study, Act Cycles to inch toward and assess efforts in ending homelessness
November 1, 2018 - 1:09 pm / Blog

The National Conference on Ending Homelessness from Nov. 5-7 is in Hamilton, and the city’s hosts wanted to share the impact Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycles has had on their efforts to end homelessness. In this guest blog, read about how the PDSA method has helped transform Hamilton’s response … More

‘For many LGBTQ2S+ youth finding community, belonging, and healthy support can be difficult to navigate’
November 1, 2018 - 7:23 am / Blog

In this guest blog, Ange Neil shares their experience as a homeless youth and Indigenous, non-binary transgender person who is working as a social worker on LGBTQ2S specific programming for the next generation. Our upcoming National Conference on Ending Homelessness from Nov. 5-7 features important sessions addressing LGBTQ2S youth homelessness, … More