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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.   Over the last few months, Dufferin County … 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.   Communities across Canada are leading a national change movement … 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

What will you ask for this holiday season?
December 19, 2019 - 9:31 am / Blog, News

A year-end message from all of us at the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.   During the holiday season, homeless-serving agencies feel the crunch. It’s getting colder outside, more people are seeking shelter and housing and Canadians are looking for ways to help. The holiday season represents an important opportunity … More

Throne Speech makes ending veteran homelessness a priority for the 43rd Parliament
December 6, 2019 - 9:23 am / Blog, News

Thursday’s Speech from the Throne included a critical commitment on veteran homelessness. The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is eager to get to work with the government, veteran partners and communities to make the end of veteran homelessness a reality.   On Thursday afternoon Governor General Julie Payette delivered the … More

Bright Spot: RainCity Housing combines Peer leadership and Housing First to end homelessness
November 28, 2019 - 9:55 am / Blog, News

With the confidence that ending homelessness is a complex but achievable goal, many of RainCity Housing’s programs are run by folks with lived experience, and its Surrey Intensive Care Management Team and LGBTQ Youth Housing First Outreach Program are made up entirely of Peers. This blog is a part of … More

Eight Built for Zero Canada communities begin work on ending veteran homelessness
November 18, 2019 - 11:50 pm / Blog, News

Eight Built for Zero Canada communities are committing to end veteran homelessness by March 2022. The eight communities are piloting and testing an approach to ending veteran homelessness that has proven successful in the U.S. and can be scaled to any Canadian community.    Funded by Veterans Affairs Canada’s Veteran … More

CAEH19 Day Three: ‘You are all the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness’
November 6, 2019 - 4:39 pm / Blog, News

The 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness has officially come to a close. Now, 1,500 people are heading back to their communities with new knowledge and best practices to act to end homelessness once and for all. Let’s do it again next year for #CAEH20 in Toronto!   Mike Ormsby, … More