homeless housing

Career Development Services withdrew a proposed rezoning bylaw for a permanent shelter at 1506 Cedar Ave. Plans for a new shelter will go ahead, but CDS would like to have funding in place before moving forward. Photo: Jim Bailey.

Trail year-round homeless shelter put on hold

CDS application for rezoning of homeless shelter was cancelled before the third and final reading

 

Melanie Jennings said she moved her family to “Bare Ass Beach” in June (Facebook)

How a Grand Forks woman and her family came to live on a beach

Ongoing drama at a section of Grandby riverfront that doubles as a nudist beach

 

Tent camp grows rapidly on Pandora Avenue in Victoria after drop-in centres closed due to COVID-19, March 26, 2020. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Stop passing the buck on tent camps, Horgan tells municipalities

Victoria, other cities advised to enforce their own bylaws

 

Garry Camozzi was given permission to live in a trailer set up in the driveway of a local man.

Rossland council okays temp shelter for local man

Garry Camozzi can stay in the trailer until October 2020

Garry Camozzi was given permission to live in a trailer set up in the driveway of a local man.
A man sleeps at vacant commercial property in downtown Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

More housing, subsidies urged for B.C. poverty reduction plan

Survey respondents want family options, and ‘not just in the ‘hood’

A man sleeps at vacant commercial property in downtown Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)