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National Housing Day: 11 takeaways for the federal government
November 22, 2021 - 7:56 am / Blog, News

Today is National Housing Day—it’s also the first day of the new Parliament. The CAEH is putting forward 11 actions the federal government can take immediately to address Canada’s housing crisis and make progress on ending homelessness.    Today’s National Housing Day marks 23 years since homelessness was first declared a … More

Bright Spot: Dufferin reduces chronic homelessness by 50%
October 27, 2021 - 4:11 pm / Blog, News

A combination of support services and housing allowances led to a 50% reduction for this Built for Zero Canada community in Central Ontario. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Despite what the pandemic has thrown their … More

Honouring Truth & Reconciliation Day on September 30
September 29, 2021 - 3:49 am / Blog, News

The National Day for Truth & Reconciliation is observed on September 30, and the CAEH will be closing its office to allow staff to pause and reflect on the impacts of colonization and how we can take meaningful steps toward reconciliation.   From coast to coast to coast, the Canadian … More

Pan-Canadian Women’s Housing and Homelessness Survey released today
September 29, 2021 - 3:49 am / News

Largest and first-ever national survey on women experiencing homelessness and housing need finds discrimination.   Today is the release of The Pan-Canadian Women’s Housing and Homelessness Survey, which illuminates the understudied experiences facing women, girls, and gender diverse people living in extreme poverty. It includes recommendations for the next federal … More

Bright Spot: Human rights at the core of End Homelessness Winnipeg’s values
September 28, 2021 - 8:30 am / Blog, News

Right to housing, Indigenous human rights, and a housing-focused approach are embedded in the foundation of how Winnipeg’s team works to end homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Homelessness is a human rights violation. That’s … More

2020 Annual Report: What we achieved
September 22, 2021 - 11:25 am / News

Despite adversity in the face of a global pandemic, the CAEH is proud to have driven progress towards ending homelessness throughout 2020. Today we release our CAEH 2020-2021 Annual Report, highlighting our priorities, achievements, and financials for the year. Check it out! COVID-19 took a lot away from us. For … More

Medicine Hat achieves functional zero chronic homelessness
June 2, 2021 - 9:30 am / Blog, News

Announcement: Medicine Hat becomes first city in Canada to end chronic homelessness! Medicine Hat, AB (June 2, 2021) – Working on the belief that housing is a fundamental right, the city of Medicine Hat can add achieving functional zero chronic homelessness to its list of social achievements, including as the … More

What Budget 2021 means for ending homelessness
April 20, 2021 - 7:48 am / Blog, News

The federal government released their 2021/22 budget Monday. Budget 2021 builds on existing National Housing Strategy investments with over $2.5 billion in new funding and an additional $1.3 billion moved forward in previously promised housing investment. But it doesn’t go far enough. By Tim Richter President & CEO, Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness   Canadians have been suffering under the man-made disaster … More

Bright Spot: 33 Built for Zero communities celebrate progress towards ending chronic and veteran homelessness
March 17, 2021 - 2:09 pm / Blog, News

Built for Zero communities from across Canada are celebrating both large and small victories thanks to their unwavering efforts to end homelessness—even in the face of a pandemic. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. The second wave … More

A year later: Resilience and progress in the face of a global pandemic
March 11, 2021 - 1:28 pm / Blog, News

One year into the pandemic, we reflect on the hard work and sacrifices of housing advocates, service providers, and frontline workers across Canada whose courageous, selfless, and determined efforts have protected our homeless neighbours against an unprecedented public health crisis—and despite the pandemic, have made significant progress toward ending homelessness. … More