Latest News & Events

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


Three things you can do this National Housing Day
November 20, 2020 - 2:42 pm / Blog

This year’s National Housing Day (November 22) is more important than ever as COVID-19 has both exacerbated the toll on people experiencing homelessness and further exposed the gaps in Canada’s housing system. Here are three things you can do right now to help make more housing a reality, and end … 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


Bright Spot: Lived experience guides Kelowna’s response to homelessness
October 22, 2020 - 2:00 am / Blog

‘Peers provide insight into the systemic barriers that impact people’s journey out of homelessness and are critical in designing person-centred systems that mitigate and end the experience of homelessness.’ Working peer experience into the foundation of its homelessness strategy, this Built for Zero Canada community aims to end chronic homelessness … 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


Bright Spot: Despite flooding and a pandemic, Fort McMurray reduces chronic homelessness
August 20, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog

Amid a global pandemic, Fort McMurray faced evacuation orders when a freak flood hit the community hard. It still wasn’t enough to stop the Built for Zero Canada community from achieving chronic and veteran homelessness By-Name Lists and Reaching Home quality Coordinated Access. This blog is a part of our … 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