Voting to End Homelessness: Election 2019 and Our Work to End Homelessness
September 11, 2019 - 7:22 pm / News

The 2019 federal general election has begun and the stakes for people experiencing homelessness are high. Modern mass homelessness in Canada began as a direct result of federal policy decisions and federal leadership will be key to ending it. Recent successes prove we can move federal policy in the right … More

Data Corner: The key to good data is definitions
August 21, 2019 - 5:00 am / News

The key to good data is definitions – knowing exactly what and how you are measuring something. This blog is part of our ongoing Data Corner series offering practical insights into how data can transform homelessness systems for the better. By Jessica Brunet, Data Advisor, Built for Zero Canada Whenever I am … More

Government Introduces Right to Housing Amendments to National Housing Strategy Act
May 31, 2019 - 1:47 pm / News

Today, the CAEH joined advocates across Canada to welcome right to housing amendments to the National Housing Strategy Act contained in federal budget implementation legislation. The amended legislation lays the groundwork for a more effective National Housing Strategy helps cement long-term federal leadership on housing, and sets Canada on a … More

Request for proposals: Consultant to support development and implementation of a multi-year fund development plan
April 9, 2019 - 2:40 pm / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the creation of a Fund Development Plan for the CAEH for the next three and a half fiscal years: September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023. The plan will recommend strategies and tactics for fund development … More

CAEH welcomes new investment in rental housing in Budget 2019 – calls on all parties to support urgent action to solve Canada’s homelessness crisis.
March 19, 2019 - 11:09 pm / News

The CAEH welcomes new investment in rental housing, building on the Federal government’s ground-breaking National Housing Strategy, but reiterates federal housing investments should prioritize those in greatest need. In Budget 2019 the federal government made important new investments in housing reflecting Canadians’ concerns about housing affordability. Unfortunately, that investment was … More

Let’s act to end homelessness on this World Homeless Day
October 10, 2018 - 5:00 am / News

Since 2010, World Homeless Day has been recognized on October 10 across 100 countries to give voice to the hardships and needs of people experiencing homelessness—this year we join the call with our partners both locally and across the globe to ‘end homelessness for good.’ “We all deserve a safe, … More

Going Upstream to prevent youth homelessness
August 29, 2018 - 8:34 pm / News

The 2018 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will welcome 1,200 participants to Hamilton, Ontario November 5th to 7th. With 77 concurrent sessions and workshops in six streams delivered by over 200 expert presenters, this year’s program is rich with content from a rapidly growing body of knowledge on ending homelessness. … More

Join the call for a legislated right to housing in Canada!
August 14, 2018 - 9:18 am / News

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

Falling Through the Cracks: Women’s Homelessness, Child Apprehension and Missed Opportunities
July 11, 2018 - 3:33 pm / News

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

The Lowdown on Common Assessment Tools
June 29, 2018 - 1:58 pm / News

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