Latest News & Events

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


Bright Spot: Toronto houses over 1,300 people through its COVID-19 response
July 30, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog

One of the largest and densest cities in Canada remained housing focused as it responded to the global pandemic, alleviating what could have been a catastrophic loss of life among people experiencing homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening … More


Bright Spot: Communities integrate focus on ending homelessness as part of their COVID-19 response
July 23, 2020 - 2:00 am / Blog

In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, 33 Built for Zero Canada communities from seven provinces and 1 territory share their successes and commitments to remaining mission-focused on ending chronic and veteran homelessness at the June Built for Zero Canada Virtual Learning Session. This blog is a part of our … More