Bright Spot: Resilience in the face of the coronavirus pandemic
March 31, 2020 - 10:20 am / Blog, News

Communities across Canada grappling with the COVID-19 outbreak are also rising to the challenge of keeping people safe. So many people on the front lines of the homelessness crisis are taking inspiring actions and leading the way through this pandemic. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series … More

Register for two upcoming webinars on COVID-19 April 1 and 2
March 26, 2020 - 10:29 am / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and its partners are putting together free webinars to boost efforts against the COVID-19 outbreak. Join us for upcoming webinars related to harm reduction and a COVID-19 response to people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. Register today for two upcoming COVID-19 response webinars: COVID-19 Response for … More

CAEH calls for urgent provincial & local support for homelessness sector on COVID-19
March 20, 2020 - 10:41 am / Blog, News

Media Release: Emergency shelters and housing providers are not receiving the support they need from local and provincial authorities fast enough to keep vulnerable people safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. People experiencing homelessness are at high risk from COVID-19, are unable to take routine preventative measures like self-isolation to protect … More

Women’s Day: “Creating space for the voices of diverse women with lived expertise.”
March 8, 2020 - 6:00 am / Blog, News

For International Women’s Day, the CAEH interviewed the two co-chairs of the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network and talked about why addressing the women’s homelessness crisis is critical work and how the network hopes to close the gap of inequality. The Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network (WNHHN) formed … More

Coronavirus resources for the homelessness sector
March 5, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

CNH3 is collecting resources to help homelessness services prepare to respond to a coronavirus outbreak. There are no confirmed or suspected cases of coronavirus among the population of people experiencing homelessness. CNH3 will be working closely with public health experts and the Public Health Agency of Canada to develop resources … More

Bright Spot: Dufferin County has reduced its chronic homeless population by 26%
February 26, 2020 - 3:00 am / Blog, News

Not long ago, Dufferin County achieved a Quality By-Name List and Coordinated Access system. Now the Built for Zero Canada community has reduced its chronic homeless numbers and sustained that reduction for three months— and aims to end chronic homelessness by year-end. This blog is a part of our Bright … More

Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network launches today
February 20, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

The CAEH is a proud partner of this new network, which aims to eliminate homelessness and housing insecurity for women, girls, and gender-diverse peoples across Canada. By The Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network   Women’s homelessness is a crisis in Canada. Across this country, women-identifying and gender diverse peoples … More

National Right to Housing Network launches today to advance the right to housing in Canada
February 6, 2020 - 2:00 am / Blog, News

Over 75 organizations and prominent experts and advocates launch the National Right to Housing Network with a mission to meaningfully implement and fully realize the right to housing for all.   OTTAWA (February 6, 2020) – In 2019, Canada committed to the human right to housing by passing the National … More

Bright Spot: 32 communities are showing it’s possible to end homelessness in Canada
January 30, 2020 - 3:00 am / Blog, News

More Built for Zero Canada communities are reaching significant milestones as they work toward ending chronic and veteran homelessness. Moncton, NB is the most recent BFZ-C community to achieve a quality By-Name List and Coordinated Access system—next stop, functional zero. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series … More

VIDEO: Functional zero veteran homelessness
January 23, 2020 - 1:42 pm / Blog, News

As Built for Zero Canada launches its Veteran Community Cohort today in Toronto, we’re sharing a video that explains the definition for functional zero veteran homelessness. London, ON also shares why it’s working hard to end veteran homelessness in its community.     Built for Zero Canada (BFZ-C) is officially … More