#CAEH18 Day Three: Homelessness, strength and healing
November 7, 2018

Highlights from our final day of #CAEH18 in Hamilton. Featuring warrior Waneek Horn-Miller, Inuk Juno Award winner Susan Aglukark and finding our empathy to lift people up. Today was the last day of our National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Join us next year in Edmonton! The morning began with an … More

#CAEH18 Day Two: Inclusiveness & Right to Housing
November 6, 2018

Highlights from Day Two of Three at #CAEH18 in Hamilton from Nov. 5-7. Building inclusiveness into our plans to help LGBTQ2S homelessness and finding our outrage when it comes to the state of homelessness in Canada. Day Two of the National Conference on Ending Homelessness started with an Inuk Elder … More

#CAEH18: Ending homelessness on day one
November 5, 2018

Highlights from Day One of Three of #CAEH18 in Hamilton from Nov. 5-7. From federal funding announcements to the connections we make over our shared goal to end homelessness.   It’s only been the first of three days, but so many wonderful announcements, gatherings and experiences were shared at the … More

CAEH receives federal funding for 20,000 Homes Campaign
November 2, 2018

This morning the Government of Canada announced an investment of $885,000 to scale up the CAEH’s 20,000 Homes Campaign to accelerate progress on ending chronic homelessness in 38 campaign communities.   The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is going to make the most of its $885,000 in new federal funding … More

Housing Indigenous youth by fostering strong and healing relationships on the frontlines
November 2, 2018

Indigenous front line workers make important relationships with youth in an effort to heal and house the next generation. Read what Kim Kakakaway, with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary, has to say about the in-roads she’s made through her work on the frontlines in this guest blog, ahead … More

Using Plan, Do, Study, Act Cycles to inch toward and assess efforts in ending homelessness
November 1, 2018

The National Conference on Ending Homelessness from Nov. 5-7 is in Hamilton, and the city’s hosts wanted to share the impact Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) Cycles has had on their efforts to end homelessness. In this guest blog, read about how the PDSA method has helped transform Hamilton’s response … More

‘For many LGBTQ2S+ youth finding community, belonging, and healthy support can be difficult to navigate’
November 1, 2018

In this guest blog, Ange Neil shares their experience as a homeless youth and Indigenous, non-binary transgender person who is working as a social worker on LGBTQ2S specific programming for the next generation. Our upcoming National Conference on Ending Homelessness from Nov. 5-7 features important sessions addressing LGBTQ2S youth homelessness, … More

Student homelessness in Canada: an introductory study
October 31, 2018

We don’t know enough about student homelessness in Canada and in this guest blog Dr. Eric Weissman explores the research he’s done on the issue and how much more work needs to happen to properly address the problem. He will be presenting at our National Conference on Ending Homelessness next … More

Canadian Homelessness Film Festival at #CAEH18
October 30, 2018

The sold out 2018 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will welcome 1,300 participants to Hamilton Nov. 5-7. In this guest video blog, Cole Gately from Core Collaborative Learning talks about the power of film ahead of the Canadian Homelessness Film Festival happening alongside the conference. By Cole Gately Education Coordinator, … More

What could an outcomes-based Reaching Home look like?
October 28, 2018

Canada’s new homelessness strategy Reaching Home represents a fundamental shift in federal homelessness policy that sets the stage for a major transformation in how Canadian communities respond to homelessness. At the heart of the new program is the goal of reducing chronic homelessness by 50% and shifting to a new … More