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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

Nanos Poll: Majority of Canadians believe it’s urgent to end homelessness
August 12, 2020 - 7:30 am / News

In new Nanos Research poll on homelessness and housing, over 8 in 10 Canadians say they support or somewhat support investing in new affordable housing as part of pandemic recovery As eviction moratoriums lift across the country and pandemic recovery plans develop, many people face the risk of losing their … More

New CAEH report details affordable, achievable path for ending homelessness out of Canada’s COVID-19 recovery
July 16, 2020 - 5:00 am / News

Report details measures to create 500,000 jobs, save billions of dollars, and end homelessness   Canada can solve homelessness by 2030 if it implements the Recovery for All (RFA) campaign’s 6-point plan, according to the report, Recovery for All: Proposals to Strengthen the National Housing Strategy and End Homelessness released … 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

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