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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


On October 21st – #VoteHousing
October 17, 2019 - 9:55 am / Blog, News

With Election 2019 around the corner, we are sharing the federal parties’ answers—and our analysis—to the housing survey we sent with our partners. On October 21 be sure to get out and #VoteHousing by supporting candidates who believe in the Right to Housing, investing in housing and ending homelessness.   … More


CAEH19 Keynote Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Eileen de Villa
October 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm / Blog, News

‘We all have a role to play to improve our population’s health and are much more powerful than we think,’ says Dr. Eileen de Villa, one of our incredible keynote speakers to watch out for at the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Edmonton Nov. 4-6. Toronto‘s Medical Officer … More


‘Death is a social justice issue’: CAEH19 Keynote Speaker Dr. Sandy Buchman
October 9, 2019 - 10:57 am / Blog, News

Introducing Dr. Sandy Buchman, one of our six all-star keynote speakers for the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Edmonton from November 4-6. Currently the President of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. Buchman has dedicated his life to ensuring the most vulnerable among us has equitable access to healthcare.  … More


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