Webinars & Training
Upcoming Community of Practice Calls

In this series of National Community of Practice calls, join peers, thought leaders and experts as we discuss the issue of rural housing and homelessness across Canada.

For more information about Rural, Remote Housing and Homelessness CoP, please contact the community coordinator at halladayelle@gmail.com.

NAERH CoP: Migration – 1:00pm (EST), May 13, 2021, 2021
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NAERH CoP: Human Rights and Housing Rights – 1:00pm (EST), August 12, 2021
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NAERH CoP: Housing First – 1:00pm (EST), November 12, 2021
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Upcoming webinars

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PAST webinars and trainings

Rural Urban Migration of Individuals Who are Homeless – February 25, 2021 @ 1:00pm EST
Recording

Join us for a panel discussion with service providers from across Canada as they share their experiences and strategies to support individuals moving between small towns and urban centres.

Sheldon Pollett
Executive Director, Choices for Youth

Mike Lethby
Executive Director, The Raft

Cassaundra Gogo

Holly Ferris
Homelessness Specialist, City of Yellowknife

Hosted by Co-Chair of NAERRH:

Shane Pelletier, Reaching Home Project Coordinator
Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


International Perspectives on Rural and Remote Homelessness – February 10, 2021 
Recording

Join us with colleagues Derek Logie from Scotland and Ruth Montgomery from Northern Ireland for a discussion about perspectives and approaches to addressing housing and homelessness in rural communities in their countries. 

Derek Logie
Chief Executive, Rural Housing Scotland – Scotland

Ruth Montgomery
Business Development Manager, Rural Housing Association Limited – UK

Hosted by Co-Chair of NAERRH:

Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


Rural Homelessness in Quebec – February 9, 2021 
Recording
Presentation (PDF)

Join the NAERRH for a conversation with Dr. Sue-Ann MacDonald as she shares her insights with us from her research on Rural Homelessness in Quebec. 

Sue-Ann MacDonald
Associate Professor, University of Montreal, School of Social Work

Hosted by Co-Chair of NAERRH:

Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


Are you from a rural or remote community in Canada? – December 15, 2020
Recording
Presentations

Representatives from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities discuss capital funding opportunities for affordable housing in Rural and Remote communities.

Benjamin Koczwarski, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)
Marina Sloutsky, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Jaime Shipley, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Hosted by Co-Chair of NAERRH:

Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


Townhall with Adam Vaughan – “Responses to Rural and Remote Homelessness” – November 9, 2020
Recording

The National Alliance to End Rural and Remote Homelessness hosted a Town Hall with MP Adam Vaughan to discuss the $1B Federal Rapid Housing Initiative and its implications for Rural and Remote Communities.

Adam Vaughan
Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York

Hosted by Co-Chairs of NAERRH:

Shane Pelletier, Reaching Home Project Coordinator
Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


Rural and Remote Responses to Homelessness during a Pandemic – November 3, 2020
Recording
Presentation (PDF)

Dr. Rebecca Schiff, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, will be talking about the new research project she will be launching to look at unique challenges of addressing homelessness in rural and remote Canada. NAERRH is the research partner on this project.

Dr. Rebecca Schiff
Associate Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Lakehead University

Hosted by Co-Chairs of NAERRH and CAEH:

Shane Pelletier, Reaching Home Project Coordinator
Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.
Michelle Bilek, CAEH National Field Organizer


Housing First for Rural and Remote Communities – October 20, 2020
Recording
Presentation (PDF)
Michele Biss, our guest speaker will talk about the right to housing and how it aligns with Housing First.

Michele Biss
Project Manager, National Right to Housing Network

Hosted by Co-Chairs of NAERRH and CAEH:

Shane Pelletier, Reaching Home Project Coordinator
Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.
Wally Czech, CAEH, Director, Training and Technical Assistance Program


Townhall with Adam Vaughan – “Responses to Rural and Remote Homelessness”

Adam Vaughan
Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York

Hosted by Co-Chairs of NAERRH:

Shane Pelletier, Reaching Home Project Coordinator
Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


TTA: The Current Rural and Remote Housing First Picture – May 20, 2020
Recording
Presentation (PDF)

In an effort to create an addendum to the existing Canadian Housing First Toolkit, Wally Czech, Director of the TTA and Terrilee Kelford, Co-Chair of the NAERRH, will lead a discussion sharing the results of a rural and remote Housing First survey that garnered approximately 70 respondents.

Wally Czech
Director, TTA – CAEH

Hosted by Co-Chairs of NAERRH:

Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.


Methods of Enumerating Homelessness: Comparing Period Prevalence Counts (PPC) and Point-in-Time (PiT) Counts December 2019

Dr. Carol Kauppi, PhD
Professor – School of Social Work, Director – Centre for Research in Social Justice and Policy

Presented by:

Michele BilekCAEH National Field Organizer


The Current Rural and Remote Housing First Picture

Presented by:

Wally Czech, Director of Training – Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness
Shane Pelletier, Reaching Home Project Coordinator
Terrilee Kelford, B.A. Psych., M.A.C.P.