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Encampment webinar series with OrgCode Consulting
September 11, 2020 - 2:33 pm / Blog, News

OrgCode Consulting and the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness are hosting a free webinar series on encampments, covering outreach, response, and assessment. Register for the upcoming webinars here. We will update recordings to this page. Pressures from both the pandemic and housing crisis have led to a rise in encampments … More

Bright Spot: Despite flooding and a pandemic, Fort McMurray reduces chronic homelessness
August 20, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog

Amid a global pandemic, Fort McMurray faced evacuation orders when a freak flood hit the community hard. It still wasn’t enough to stop the Built for Zero Canada community from achieving chronic and veteran homelessness By-Name Lists and Reaching Home quality Coordinated Access. This blog is a part of our … More

Bright Spot: Toronto houses over 1,300 people through its COVID-19 response
July 30, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog

One of the largest and densest cities in Canada remained housing focused as it responded to the global pandemic, alleviating what could have been a catastrophic loss of life among people experiencing homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening … More

Bright Spot: Communities integrate focus on ending homelessness as part of their COVID-19 response
July 23, 2020 - 2:00 am / Blog

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, 33 Built for Zero Canada communities from seven provinces and 1 territory share their successes and commitments to remaining mission-focused on ending chronic and veteran homelessness at the June Built for Zero Canada Virtual Learning Session. This blog is a part of our … More

CAEH shares pandemic response and recovery toolkit for the homelessness sector
July 8, 2020 - 9:37 am / Blog

The Pandemic Response and Recovery Toolkit for Homeless System Leaders in Canada was created to support leaders through the next steps of their community’s response and recovery for both people experiencing homelessness and in supported housing programs.   As COVID-19 gripped the country in March, communities across Canada adjusted their … More

The State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada report released today
June 25, 2020 - 4:00 am / Blog, News

The State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada report uncovers women’s experience of homelessness and shines a spotlight on the specific challenges they face. It recommends 8 key opportunities to address the gaps.   The number of women experiencing homelessness in Canada is dramatically underestimated. It is made … More

Bright Spot: Peel houses over 287 people during COVID-19 pandemic
June 11, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

‘Progress over perfection’: Peel Regional Housing Services launched a housing pilot at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, securing 70 units from two landlords and housing 287 individuals and families out of shelter and off the streets. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work … More

CAEH presents to HUMA: COVID-19 recovery and ending homelessness
June 8, 2020 - 1:57 pm / Blog, News

CAEH President & CEO Tim Richter presented to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) today. Read what he had to say about ending homelessness once and for all in Canada, below.   Good afternoon. Thank you for this … More

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Statement of Solidarity with Black Lives Matter
June 4, 2020 - 2:27 pm / Blog

We can and must do better. Black Lives Matter.   This week in Hamilton, Ontario, anti-racism protesters said: “This isn’t just a reaction to a single issue. This is a reaction to a whole system of violence. This isn’t just happening in the States, it’s happening here too. We are … More

CAEH launches national Recovery for All Campaign to end homelessness, once and for all
May 26, 2020 - 7:00 am / Blog, News

Today we launch Recovery for All, a national advocacy campaign led by the CAEH, asking Canadians to encourage Parliament to make bold investments in housing, homelessness and income support to end homelessness in Canada, once and for all. Will you join us?   We are fighting for an end to … More