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CAEH shares pandemic response and recovery toolkit for the homelessness sector
July 8, 2020 - 9:37 am / Blog

The Pandemic Response and Recovery Toolkit for Homeless System Leaders in Canada was created to support leaders through the next steps of their community’s response and recovery for both people experiencing homelessness and in supported housing programs.   As COVID-19 gripped the country in March, communities across Canada adjusted their … More

The State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada report released today
June 25, 2020 - 4:00 am / Blog, News

The State of Women’s Housing Need & Homelessness in Canada report uncovers women’s experience of homelessness and shines a spotlight on the specific challenges they face. It recommends 8 key opportunities to address the gaps.   The number of women experiencing homelessness in Canada is dramatically underestimated. It is made … More

Bright Spot: Peel houses over 287 people during COVID-19 pandemic
June 11, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

‘Progress over perfection’: Peel Regional Housing Services launched a housing pilot at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, securing 70 units from two landlords and housing 287 individuals and families out of shelter and off the streets. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work … More

CAEH presents to HUMA: COVID-19 recovery and ending homelessness
June 8, 2020 - 1:57 pm / Blog, News

CAEH President & CEO Tim Richter presented to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) today. Read what he had to say about ending homelessness once and for all in Canada, below.   Good afternoon. Thank you for this … More

Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness Statement of Solidarity with Black Lives Matter
June 4, 2020 - 2:27 pm / Blog

We can and must do better. Black Lives Matter.   This week in Hamilton, Ontario, anti-racism protesters said: “This isn’t just a reaction to a single issue. This is a reaction to a whole system of violence. This isn’t just happening in the States, it’s happening here too. We are … More

CAEH launches national Recovery for All Campaign to end homelessness, once and for all
May 26, 2020 - 7:00 am / Blog, News

Today we launch Recovery for All, a national advocacy campaign led by the CAEH, asking Canadians to encourage Parliament to make bold investments in housing, homelessness and income support to end homelessness in Canada, once and for all. Will you join us?   We are fighting for an end to … More

Bright Spot: Chatham-Kent positions its COVID-19 shelter as a path to housing
May 14, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

Chatham-Kent has adapted to COVID-19 with an isolation shelter and new prioritization measures to move people quickly into housing. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Amid a global health pandemic, Chatham-Kent is using its COVID-19 shelter … More

CAEH releases new guide to help communities with housing-based responses to COVID-19
May 5, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

CAEH develops new resource guide, “Getting Back to Housing” to help communities maintain progress on ending homelessness amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   Housing cures homelessness and is the best protection against COVID-19.    During the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating quick access to housing is more important than ever. That’s why the … More

CAEH reschedules 2020 National Conference on Ending Homelessness
April 22, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

The CAEH is postponing the 2020 National Conference on Ending Homelessness to allow participants and Alliance partners to focus on responding to the pandemic. Please mark your calendars for CAEH21 in Toronto November 3-5, 2021.   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread and profoundly impact people experiencing homelessness, communities, … More

The best protection against COVID-19 is a home
April 15, 2020 - 1:00 am / Blog

As communities rush to protect homeless people from a global pandemic, they are putting in place critical emergency responses. Shelters and hotels can provide a measure of short-term protection, but they are all at best a stop-gap measure. People experiencing homelessness are at dramatically elevated risk from COVID-19 because they … More