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Throne Speech makes ending veteran homelessness a priority for the 43rd Parliament
December 6, 2019 - 9:23 am / Blog, News

Thursday’s Speech from the Throne included a critical commitment on veteran homelessness. The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is eager to get to work with the government, veteran partners and communities to make the end of veteran homelessness a reality.   On Thursday afternoon Governor General Julie Payette delivered the … More

Bright Spot: RainCity Housing combines Peer leadership and Housing First to end homelessness
November 28, 2019 - 9:55 am / Blog, News

With the confidence that ending homelessness is a complex but achievable goal, many of RainCity Housing’s programs are run by folks with lived experience, and its Surrey Intensive Care Management Team and LGBTQ Youth Housing First Outreach Program are made up entirely of Peers. This blog is a part of … More

Eight Built for Zero Canada communities begin work on ending veteran homelessness
November 18, 2019 - 11:50 pm / Blog, News

Eight Built for Zero Canada communities are committing to end veteran homelessness by March 2022. The eight communities are piloting and testing an approach to ending veteran homelessness that has proven successful in the U.S. and can be scaled to any Canadian community.    Funded by Veterans Affairs Canada’s Veteran … More

CAEH19 Day Three: ‘You are all the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness’
November 6, 2019 - 4:39 pm / Blog, News

The 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness has officially come to a close. Now, 1,500 people are heading back to their communities with new knowledge and best practices to act to end homelessness once and for all. Let’s do it again next year for #CAEH20 in Toronto!   Mike Ormsby, … More

CAEH19 Day Two: Building equitable systems to end homelessness
November 5, 2019 - 5:30 pm / Blog, News

The second day of the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness is about the future, or more importantly, the actions we can take today that improve our systems and encourage inclusiveness for an equitable tomorrow. Keynote speakers Dan Heath and Cindy Blackstock challenged #CAEH19 participants to think upstream and be … More

CAEH19 Day One: ‘Homelessness can and will end in Canada’
November 4, 2019 - 5:50 pm / Blog, News

Homelessness is a problem with a solution—that’s why we’re in Edmonton for the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Since 2009, Edmonton has halved its homeless population numbers and housed nearly 10,000 people. Ending homelessness isn’t just possible, it’s happening.   The 7th annual National Conference on Ending Homelessness is … More

Canadian Network for the Health and Housing of the Homeless launches
October 31, 2019 - 8:50 am / Blog, News

A health-informed end to homelessness. That’s the vision of the new Canadian Network for the Health and Housing of the Homeless (CNH3) that formally launches today with a new website. CNH3 is hosting a post-conference summit and a dedicated conference stream on health care and homelessness at CAEH19.   The … More

OrgCode’s Iain De Jong to launch homelessness solutions book at CAEH19
October 30, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

“The Book on Ending Homelessness” by Iain De Jong, OrgCode Consulting Inc., encapsulates his two decades of experience working on the front lines of the homelessness crisis. We catch up with Iain ahead of the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness where his book will be available for purchase.   … More

CAEH19 Keynote Speaker Spotlight: Sheila Watt-Cloutier
October 24, 2019 - 3:00 am / Blog, News

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier is in the business of transforming public opinion into public policy. Ahead of her keynote address at the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Edmonton, Sheila shares her wisdom about leadership and the future.   Despite Sheila Watt-Cloutier‘s humble beginnings, she has become … More

CAEH reaction to Election 2019
October 23, 2019 - 10:05 am / Blog, News

Congratulations to Prime Minister Trudeau and all Members of Parliament elected on October 21. The CAEH welcomes the results of Canada’s 43rd Federal General Election as an opportunity to be bold and accelerate progress on resolving Canada’s housing crisis, advancing the right to housing and ending homelessness.   On October … More