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A holiday message from the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
December 23, 2021

The end of any year is sort of bittersweet, just like the winter months that usher us into a new year. As we look back on 2021, it’s hard to ignore that it’s been a hard year of both peril and promise. On one hand, our sector and the people … More


Bright Spot: Moncton has ‘taken it to another level’ to keep people housed and cut evictions
December 16, 2021

Moncton, NB is having great success with its measures to support housing retention for people leaving their chronic homelessness By-Name List. We dig into the how and why with the Built for Zero Canada community. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending … More


National Housing Day: 11 takeaways for the federal government
November 22, 2021

Today is National Housing Day—it’s also the first day of the new Parliament. The CAEH is putting forward 11 actions the federal government can take immediately to address Canada’s housing crisis and make progress on ending homelessness.    Today’s National Housing Day marks 23 years since homelessness was first declared a … More


Bright Spot: Communities focus on housing during COVID-19
November 18, 2021

Communities working with Built for Zero Canada achieved remarkable housing move-in numbers despite the barriers and complications presented by the pandemic. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Over the last 18 months, the pandemic complicated and … More


Bright Spot: Dufferin reduces chronic homelessness by 50%
October 27, 2021

A combination of support services and housing allowances led to a 50% reduction for this Built for Zero Canada community in Central Ontario. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Despite what the pandemic has thrown their … More


Honouring Truth & Reconciliation Day on September 30
September 29, 2021

The National Day for Truth & Reconciliation is observed on September 30, and the CAEH will be closing its office to allow staff to pause and reflect on the impacts of colonization and how we can take meaningful steps toward reconciliation.   From coast to coast to coast, the Canadian … More


Pan-Canadian Women’s Housing and Homelessness Survey released today
September 29, 2021

Largest and first-ever national survey on women experiencing homelessness and housing need finds discrimination.   Today is the release of The Pan-Canadian Women’s Housing and Homelessness Survey, which illuminates the understudied experiences facing women, girls, and gender diverse people living in extreme poverty. It includes recommendations for the next federal … More


Bright Spot: Human rights at the core of End Homelessness Winnipeg’s values
September 28, 2021

Right to housing, Indigenous human rights, and a housing-focused approach are embedded in the foundation of how Winnipeg’s team works to end homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Homelessness is a human rights violation. That’s … More


2020 Annual Report: What we achieved
September 22, 2021

Despite adversity in the face of a global pandemic, the CAEH is proud to have driven progress towards ending homelessness throughout 2020. Today we release our CAEH 2020-2021 Annual Report, highlighting our priorities, achievements, and financials for the year. Check it out! COVID-19 took a lot away from us. For … More


Bright Spot: Why it’s a big deal 25 communities in Canada have By-Name Lists to end homelessness
July 29, 2021

By-Name Lists are considered an integral part of ending homelessness, and that’s because building a system informed by data and individual need gets results. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Twenty-five communities across Canada have gone … More