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Election 2019: Reaction to the National Housing Debate
October 8, 2019 - 4:13 pm / Blog, News

The National Housing Debate on October 6 put homelessness and the housing crisis at the forefront.The five candidates discussed a wide range of issues related to homelessness and home affordability in Canada. Watch the debate online now.   Housing is a key political, and economic issue facing Canadians across the … More

CAEH19 Keynote Speaker Spotlight: Cindy Blackstock
October 3, 2019 - 10:34 am / Blog, News

Cindy Blackstock is taking on the world. A member of the Gitxsan First Nation, Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and a professor at McGill University’s School of Social Work, Cindy’s keynote address at CAEH19 is going to be one to watch.   You may … More

Housing sector announces national housing debate
September 26, 2019 - 9:15 am / News

The CAEH joins peers in the housing sector to host a special national debate focusing on housing and homelessness on October 6 in Ottawa that will also be broadcast on CPAC.   Five national associations have joined forces to organize a “National Housing Debate” taking place Sunday, October 6 from … More

Bright Spot: Dufferin County achieves a Quality By-Name List
September 18, 2019 - 9:00 pm / Blog, News

Coordinated Access and major reductions in chronic homelessness are in progress for this Built for Zero Canada community who has made a ‘non-negotiable’ commitment to ending chronic homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   First stop, … More

Leilani Farha talks PUSH ahead of exclusive screening at CAEH19
September 12, 2019 - 2:29 pm / Blog, News

Financialization, housing and homelessness: Leilani Farha is on it. The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing talks to us about these themes in PUSH, the film that followed her around the globe for two years. The CAEH and Alberta’s 7 Cities on Housing and Homelessness are screening … More

Voting to End Homelessness: Election 2019 and Our Work to End Homelessness
September 11, 2019 - 7:22 pm / Blog, News

The 2019 federal general election has begun and the stakes for people experiencing homelessness are high. Modern mass homelessness in Canada began as a direct result of federal policy decisions and federal leadership will be key to ending it. Recent successes prove we can move federal policy in the right … More

CAEH receives federal funding to help end veteran homelessness in Canada
August 27, 2019 - 10:31 am / Blog, News

Investment from Veteran and Families Well-Being Fund allows the Alliance to begin work immediately to end veteran homelessness in up to five communities, piloting a community-based model proven effective in the U.S. that can be quickly scaled to any Canadian city.   The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness aims to … More

Bright Spot: Edmonton achieves 15% reduction in chronic homelessness by focusing on the ‘long game’
August 12, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

Since 2009, Edmonton has reduced its overall homeless numbers by 43% and since January 2018 has cut its chronic homeless numbers by an additional 15%. How did they get there? Through committing to quality data, community engagement and continuous improvement. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series … More

Built for Zero Canada joins forces with nine new communities to end chronic homelessness
July 22, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

Nine communities across the country are committing to functional zero chronic homelessness by joining Built for Zero Canada. This makes 33 communities planning to end homelessness with real-time data, Coordinated Access systems, community support and improvement practices.     Nine communities are committing to solve chronic homelessness once and for … More

Election 2019: Coalition calls for federal parties to address housing and homelessness
July 9, 2019 - 8:39 am / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness has joined a coalition of community housing and homelessness organizations calling on federal parties to make housing and homelessness one of the top priorities going into this October 2019 election.   With the next federal election only months away, a coalition of leading community … More