St. Thomas-Elgin becomes the second community in Canada to achieve Functional Zero Veteran Homelessness St. Thomas-Elgin, Ontario, Canada – In the midst of a growing homelessness crisis across the country, the community of St. Thomas-Elgin, a Built for Zero Canada community, has reached a significant milestone in the fight against … More
As communities across the country experience an increase in homelessness and an explosion in housing need, today’s federal budget fails to do anything new to address the crisis Canada is facing. With one million newcomers, a wave of new homelessness driven by rampant inflation, and a massive loss of affordable … More
Nearly one quarter of Canadians concerned about paying housing cost next month Calgary, Alberta – New poll results released today by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) show that an overwhelming majority of Canadians (69.5 per cent) support the implementation of a federal Homelessness Prevention and Housing Benefit (HPHB). … More
CALGARY – As Canada faces a massive wave of new homelessness driven by the pandemic and the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) is calling on the federal government to take urgent action to support low-income Canadians with a new proposal for a Homelessness Prevention and … More
A strong focus on prioritizing veterans and commitment to Coordinated Access is supporting this Built for Zero Canada community to sustain Functional Zero Veteran Homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. After making history as Canada’s first … More
The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) welcomes the Office of the Auditor General’s report into chronic homelessness released on November 15, 2022.
This week, we remember the sacrifices that veterans have made throughout our country’s history. We honour those who have served in both war and in peacetime, here in Canada and abroad. On Tuesday, we honoured National Indigenous Veterans Day and today, we honour all veterans on Remembrance Day. Lest we … More
More than 1,600 delegates from across Canada and the world will be gathering in person in Toronto and virtually for the next three days at the National Conference on Ending Homelessness – CAEH22.
Strong focused efforts by community partners and a Housing First approach led the City of Ottawa to a 19% reduction in chronic homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada. The City of Ottawa made some targeted changes … More