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London solves veteran homelessness – a first in Canadian history
February 16, 2021 - 7:00 am / News

Thanks to collaboration and determination, Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness confirms London has achieved functional zero veteran homelessness   London has made history as the first community in Canada to functionally end veteran homelessness. The Built for Zero Canada (BFZ-C) community turned the pandemic into an opportunity to transform its … More

STATEMENT: Prioritize vaccinations for people experiencing homelessness
February 2, 2021 - 9:00 pm / News

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and the Canadian Network for the Health and Housing of People Experiencing Homelessness Position Statement: COVID-19 Vaccination for People Experiencing Homelessness.   The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and the Canadian Network for the Health and Housing of People Experiencing Homelessness call on federal and … More

Bright Spot: COVID-19 didn’t stop Saint John from reducing chronic homelessness by 10%
December 17, 2020 - 7:56 am / Blog, News

Adapting to challenges and remaining housing focused in the pandemic is what got this Built for Zero Canada community to cut its chronic homelessness population by 10% in a matter of months. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across … More

Draft for Discussion: Ending Homelessness for People Living in Encampments Toolkit
December 9, 2020 - 8:55 am / Blog, News

The Ending Homelessness for People Living in Encampments Toolkit is now in its draft for discussion phase, whereby readers are encouraged to review and send written feedback and recommendations. The toolkit’s purpose is to give communities tools for a housing-focused, rights-based approach to ending homelessness for people living in encampments. … More

Statement: CAEH President & CEO appointed co-chair of inaugural National Housing Council
November 22, 2020 - 8:38 am / News

The National Housing Council will play an important role in accountability and oversight of the Federal government’s housing policy, recommending improvements to the National Housing Strategy, advancing the progressive realization of the right to housing and, importantly, providing a venue for people living in housing need and homelessness to have … More

Welcoming new directors to CAEH’s Board
November 18, 2020 - 1:01 pm / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness would like to welcome leaders in the housing and homelessness sector who are value-aligned and dedicated to achieving an end to homelessness in Canada.    We are excited to welcome four new directors to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Alliance to End … More

Bright Spot: London closes in on ending veteran homelessness
November 9, 2020 - 8:50 am / Blog, News

London was the first Built for Zero Canada community to achieve a veteran Quality By-Name List. Thanks to relationship building with key partners and knowing every veteran by name, London is on track to become Canada’s first community to achieve functional zero veteran homelessness. This blog is a part of … More

Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network launches today
October 9, 2020 - 3:00 am / News

The Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network believes that an end to homelessness in Canada is possible with lived experience leading the way. The group aims to bring together people with lived or living experience of homelessness across Canada, to help shape Canada’s response to homelessness.   The Canadian Lived Experience … More

Canada makes historic commitment to ending chronic homelessness in Throne Speech
September 23, 2020 - 4:10 pm / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness applauds the federal government’s commitments to homelessness, affordable housing, addressing systemic racism, and Indigenous housing —as well as support for women and measures to address the opioid crisis and boost mental health supports.   Today’s Speech from the Throne included an historic commitment to … More

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