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Bright Spot: Ottawa reduces chronic homelessness by 19% through collaboration and great efforts from community partners
September 6, 2022 - 4:12 pm / News

Strong focused efforts by community partners and a Housing First approach led the City of Ottawa to a 19% reduction in chronic homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. The City of Ottawa made some targeted changes … More

Bright Spot: St. Thomas-Elgin reduces chronic homelessness by 25%
August 11, 2022 - 7:06 am / News

Community-wide efforts led to a 25% reduction in chronic homelessness in St. Thomas-Elgin. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. St. Thomas-Elgin’s unwavering focus on community-wide collaboration towards shared aims and a housing-focused approach has led them to … More

Welcoming a new Co-Chair to CAEH’s Board of Directors
June 30, 2022 - 7:42 am / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness would like to welcome Don Iveson as the newest Board Co-Chair who will be sharing chair duties with Reshmeena Lalani. We’re thrilled to have Don bring his host of experiences to the Alliance, along with a drive to end homelessness in Canada. We are … More

What Budget 2022 means for ending homelessness
April 11, 2022 - 10:40 am / News

On April 7th, Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, announced this year’s federal budget, highlighting housing affordability as one of its top three priorities. The “Housing Budget” For the first time in recent memory (if ever) housing was the headline issue of the federal budget. Budget 2022 ushered in over $14 … More

Bright Spot: Brantford-Brant rapidly implements a By-Name List and Coordinated Access System despite COVID-19’s challenges
April 11, 2022 - 7:22 am / News

A commitment to building a system informed by quality data and individual needs led the City of Brantford to rapidly and effectively implement a By-Name List and Coordinated Access System within Brantford-Brant. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across … More

A Tribute to Claudette Bradshaw
March 28, 2022 - 2:50 pm / News

With sadness, gratitude and fond memories, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness marks the passing of our former Board co-chair Claudette Bradshaw, who passed away this weekend at the age of 72. Claudette served on the Board of the CAEH from 2017 to 2020. “We were so fortunate to have … More

Bright Spot: Whitehorse achieves a Quality By-Name List
March 16, 2022 - 6:07 am / News

The development of a Quality By-Name List has paved the way for the city of Whitehorse to forge ahead with their goal of reaching Functional Zero Chronic Homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. The city of … More

Ontario announces partnership with CAEH for province-wide use of By-Name Lists
March 11, 2022 - 8:35 am / News

The CAEH and Built for Zero Canada have been working with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, along with the 47 Service Managers across Ontario to ensure every community established a By-Name List—a real-time list of all known individuals experiencing homelessness in a community to help better connect people … More

Bright Spot: Moncton reduces chronic homelessness by 10% amid an ongoing pandemic
March 9, 2022 - 8:32 am / News

A strong focus on quality data and commitment to Coordinated Access led this Built for Zero Canada community in New Brunswick to a 10% reduction. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. Amidst an ongoing pandemic, Moncton, New … More

Call to Action: Governments must urgently act to protect people experiencing homelessness from Omicron
January 14, 2022 - 11:37 am / News

The following is a co-signed statement from the CAEH and health leaders who are calling for urgent government action to protect people experiencing homelessness from Omicron. Dr. Andrew Bond, Canadian Network for the Health & Housing of People Experiencing Homelessness and Inner-City Health Associates Dr. Andrew Boozary, Executive Director of … More