New Research – Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff & Annette Lane

May 5th, 2016

New Research – Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, PhD & Annette Lane, PhD: Burnout and PTSD in Workers in the Homeless Sector in Calgary

Ten things to know about the 2016-17 Alberta budget

May 3rd, 2016

By  Nick Falvo, PhD On April 14, the Alberta government tabled its 2016-17 budget: Alberta Jobs Plan.  Here are 10 things to know about it: A new carbon tax (known as a “carbon levy”) was announced. As a result, in 2017, Albertans will pay an extra 4.5 cents per litre Read More

CHF Welcomes new Board Member, Jeff Boyd

April 29th, 2016

As Regional President for Alberta and the Territories, Jeff Boyd has overall responsibility for RBC’s Personal & Commercial Banking Businesses in the region. With RBC for over 20 years, Mr. Boyd has progressed through a variety of positions including senior management roles in both Retail and Commercial Banking and National Read More

Ending Homelessness: Members’ Statements in the Alberta Legislature

April 22nd, 2016

Ending homelessness takes all of community working together to build a network of resources that are responsive to the unique needs of vulnerable Calgarians and respectful of each individual’s right to be treated with dignity and respect. Over the past week, two members of our Legislative Assembly addressed the Legislature in Read More

Budget 2016: Support for vulnerable Albertans

April 19th, 2016

The Alberta Government’s Budget 2016: Alberta Jobs Plan represents a significant step forward in combatting Alberta’s affordable housing shortages. With $892 million allocated to build more affordable housing and renew existing housing in Alberta and $148 million over five years earmarked for Calgary, we will continue to move forward in Read More

L’ Utilisation de données dans le programme visant à mettre fin à l’itinérance à Calgary

April 8th, 2016

Par: Nick Falvo, PhD Le 9 mars, j’ai fait une présentation sur l’itinérance adressée aux étudiants du séminaire d’études supérieures de Madame Susan Phillips à l’Université Carleton. Ceci est un cours obligatoire du programme de Master of Philanthropy and Non-Profit Leadership, et l’un des principaux thèmes du programme est que les Read More

Using Data to End Homelessness in Calgary

April 8th, 2016

By  Nick Falvo, PhD On March 9, I spoke on a panel in Professor Susan Phillips’ Policy and Program Evaluation course at Carleton University.  This is a required course in Carleton’s Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership program, and one of the program’s main themes is that non-profit organizations face Read More

Budget 2016: $2.3 billion investment in housing and homelessness

March 23rd, 2016 -

The Trudeau government’s first budget delivers good news for ending homelessness and the delivery of housing for vulnerable populations. The investment of $2.3 billion includes an increase in funding of $111.8M over two years for the Homelessness Partnering Strategy and the doubling of current federal funding under the Investment in Read More

CHF Welcomes New Board Member, Dr. David Ross

March 16th, 2016

Dr. David Ross comes to the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF) Board of Director’s with a deep understanding and appreciation of our collective responsibility to take care of one another, especially people living on the margins. “Seeing what devolved in East Vancouver, seeing the growing number of folks living on the Read More

Stepping Stone Manor: Where stories will begin again.

March 9th, 2016

  Where once an old and tired rooming house stood, a shiny new apartment building has risen from the ground. It is 4 stories tall. It is made of brick and mortar and steel and the hard labour of many. It is elegant, calm and welcoming. It is Stepping Stone Read More

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