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CAEH calls for urgent provincial & local support for homelessness sector on COVID-19
March 20, 2020 - 10:41 am / Blog, News

Media Release: Emergency shelters and housing providers are not receiving the support they need from local and provincial authorities fast enough to keep vulnerable people safe from the COVID-19 pandemic. People experiencing homelessness are at high risk from COVID-19, are unable to take routine preventative measures like self-isolation to protect … More

Women’s Day: “Creating space for the voices of diverse women with lived expertise.”
March 8, 2020 - 6:00 am / Blog, News

For International Women’s Day, the CAEH interviewed the two co-chairs of the Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network and talked about why addressing the women’s homelessness crisis is critical work and how the network hopes to close the gap of inequality. The Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network (WNHHN) formed … More

Coronavirus resources for the homelessness sector
March 5, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

CNH3 is collecting resources to help homelessness services prepare to respond to a coronavirus outbreak. There are no confirmed or suspected cases of coronavirus among the population of people experiencing homelessness. CNH3 will be working closely with public health experts and the Public Health Agency of Canada to develop resources … More

Bright Spot: Dufferin County has reduced its chronic homeless population by 26%
February 26, 2020 - 3:00 am / Blog, News

Not long ago, Dufferin County achieved a Quality By-Name List and Coordinated Access system. Now the Built for Zero Canada community has reduced its chronic homeless numbers and sustained that reduction for three months— and aims to end chronic homelessness by year-end. This blog is a part of our Bright … More

Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network launches today
February 20, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

The CAEH is a proud partner of this new network, which aims to eliminate homelessness and housing insecurity for women, girls, and gender-diverse peoples across Canada. By The Women’s National Housing & Homelessness Network   Women’s homelessness is a crisis in Canada. Across this country, women-identifying and gender diverse peoples … More

National Right to Housing Network launches today to advance the right to housing in Canada
February 6, 2020 - 2:00 am / Blog, News

Over 75 organizations and prominent experts and advocates launch the National Right to Housing Network with a mission to meaningfully implement and fully realize the right to housing for all.   OTTAWA (February 6, 2020) – In 2019, Canada committed to the human right to housing by passing the National … More

Bright Spot: 32 communities are showing it’s possible to end homelessness in Canada
January 30, 2020 - 3:00 am / Blog, News

More Built for Zero Canada communities are reaching significant milestones as they work toward ending chronic and veteran homelessness. Moncton, NB is the most recent BFZ-C community to achieve a quality By-Name List and Coordinated Access system—next stop, functional zero. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series … More

VIDEO: Functional zero veteran homelessness
January 23, 2020 - 1:42 pm / Blog, News

As Built for Zero Canada launches its Veteran Community Cohort today in Toronto, we’re sharing a video that explains the definition for functional zero veteran homelessness. London, ON also shares why it’s working hard to end veteran homelessness in its community.     Built for Zero Canada (BFZ-C) is officially … More

The importance of urgency in ending homelessness
January 16, 2020 - 9:25 am / Blog

Homelessness is a crisis that has lost its sense of urgency. Those experiencing homelessness are locked in a daily life and death struggle. Our response to this crisis too often gets bogged down in process, planning, research and ‘analysis paralysis’ and we don’t react with the speed and urgency our … More

What will you ask for this holiday season?
December 19, 2019 - 9:31 am / Blog, News

A year-end message from all of us at the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.   During the holiday season, homeless-serving agencies feel the crunch. It’s getting colder outside, more people are seeking shelter and housing and Canadians are looking for ways to help. The holiday season represents an important opportunity … More