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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

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

Bright Spot: Chatham-Kent positions its COVID-19 shelter as a path to housing
May 14, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

Chatham-Kent has adapted to COVID-19 with an isolation shelter and new prioritization measures to move people quickly into housing. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Amid a global health pandemic, Chatham-Kent is using its COVID-19 shelter … More

CAEH releases new guide to help communities with housing-based responses to COVID-19
May 5, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

CAEH develops new resource guide, “Getting Back to Housing” to help communities maintain progress on ending homelessness amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   Housing cures homelessness and is the best protection against COVID-19.    During the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating quick access to housing is more important than ever. That’s why the … More

CAEH reschedules 2020 National Conference on Ending Homelessness
April 22, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

The CAEH is postponing the 2020 National Conference on Ending Homelessness to allow participants and Alliance partners to focus on responding to the pandemic. Please mark your calendars for CAEH21 in Toronto November 3-5, 2021.   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread and profoundly impact people experiencing homelessness, communities, … More

Call to Action: Women’s network calls for urgent measures during COVID-19 pandemic
April 7, 2020 - 4:00 am / Blog, News

The Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network is urging all levels of government to implement nine measures to protect women, girls, children and gender-diverse peoples experiencing homelessness and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Women’s homelessness in Canada was already a crisis before this pandemic. Now more than ever, women, … More

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