Homelessness

Homelessness

Bylaw officers clear Pandora encampment in surprise sweep

Robyn Bell
May 16, 2024

Outreach workers and those camping were caught off guard by the removal of tents and personal belongings

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Vancouver’s Crab Park brings its encampment protest to Victoria

“The idea is to have no tents in any parks anymore,” said Coun. Jeremy Caradonna. “Tents are not the solution.”

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Plan to end sheltering in all Victoria Parks set in motion

City councilors pass a motion that would see encampments removed from Vic West and Irving parks by Aug 1.

Homelessness

Jubilee patients left at bus stop are caught up in a systems failure

Overlapping mental-health, addiction and housing crises combine to create unacceptable outcomes

Homelessness

Homeless Memorial Day vigil held in Victoria as report shows Island deaths rising to new highs

Robyn Bell
December 22, 2023

64 Islanders died without homes last year—more than twice as many as most previous annual totals‍

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Anawim unveils new housing for Victoria women in need

Robyn Bell
April 25, 2023

“Family-style” supportive housing for women opening this summer, said non-profit