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Bright Spot: Guelph-Wellington reduces chronic homelessness by 24% in seven months
May 5, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog

The Built for Zero Canada community’s coordinated access system and real-time data transformed the way they look at homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Guelph-Wellington is on a hot streak. The Built for Zero Canada … More

CAEH receives CMHC grant for groundbreaking research on homelessness for women and girls
April 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm / Blog, News

CMHC announces $100,000 research grant for Understanding Homelessness and Housing Need for Women and Girls in Canada research project lead by the Women’s Homelessness Advisory Committee of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.   A new research project exploring how women and girls experience homelessness and housing need in Canada … More

Bright Spot: With a ‘bias for action,’ Saint John moves 22 people out of shelter and into housing
April 14, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

Built for Zero Canada community Saint John, NB, armed with no more than rent supplements, partners sitting around a table and a By-Name List, housed 22 people in a three-month pilot project. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across … More

CAEH reacts to federal government’s tabled right to housing legislation
April 11, 2019 - 10:50 am / Blog, News

The federal government is taking a big step forward on legislating housing rights. The CAEH is joining housing rights advocates in seeking amendments to strengthen key accountability mechanisms consistent with international standards and to protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples   In Bill C-97 (Budget Implementation Act, 2019) tabled Monday, … More

Bright Spot: North America’s largest homeless shelter becomes ‘housing-focused’
March 31, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

In this guest & Bright Spot blog, Sandra Clarkson shares how over the last 12 months the Calgary Drop-In Centre has housed 326 people and reduced its chronically homeless population by 22%. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across … 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 / Blog, 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

New network advocates for a focus on rural and remote homelessness
March 10, 2019 - 9:52 pm / Blog, News

The CAEH is pleased to support the creation of the National Alliance to End Rural and Remote Homelessness (NAERRH). It is a network of individuals and organizations focused on building and elevating a collective voice across Canada to advocate for the importance of preventing, reducing and ending homelessness in rural … More

Bright Spot: Medicine Hat is proving functional zero is achievable
March 3, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

As it closes in on functional zero chronic homelessness, Medicine Hat, Alberta is helping us understand what it takes to reach, achieve and sustain functional zero. The 20,000 Homes Campaign is working closely with Medicine Hat to learn with them as they end chronic homelessness. This blog is a part … More

Bright Spot: Kawartha Lakes & County of Haliburton on track to functional zero
February 25, 2019 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

20,000 Homes Campaign community Kawartha-Haliburton cut chronic homelessness 51% in six months and is on track to achieve functional zero chronic homelessness. In this blog leaders from Kawartha-Haliburton talk about their work and the keys to their success. This is the first blog in our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding … More

CAEH19 Conference Website Launches!
February 7, 2019 - 11:36 am / Blog, Events, News

We’ve launched our National Conference on Ending Homelessness website! Online registration, scholarship applications and a call for presentations are now open for CAEH19 in Edmonton from November 4th to 6th. Are you counting down the days to the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Edmonton? Have you put it … More