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Homelessness

Province allocates 100 complex care beds to Victoria

By Evert Lindquist
Mar 22, 2022

New spaces will help those most in need—though some ask whether voluntary admission is enough

Homelessness

‘Moving Day’ film about former Beacon Hill Park residents to premiere to sold-out crowd

By Emily Fagan
Jan 8, 2022

A year in the making, the Existence Project’s film shows an intimate look at the end of 24/7 sheltering

Homelessness

As cold weather persists, Victoria shelters are understaffed

By Ryan Hook
Dec 30, 2021

Activists and community groups are filling in gaps where government shelters fall short

Homelessness

After the campers

By Tori Marlan
May 23, 2021

We spent a day with a clean-up effort in Beacon Hill Park

Homelessness

Van life and death: a memorial ceremony in Beacon Hill Park remembers man who died in van fire

By Tori Marlan
Mar 10, 2021

Mike Lockhart died on the morning of March 4 when his camper caught fire. Police are investigating

Homelessness

Once-progressive Friends of Beacon Hill Park used to fight for the marginalized. What happened?

By Jimmy Thomson
Mar 3, 2021

The group was founded to protect a section of the park from a homophobic backlash. Now it finds itself fighting against a different marginalized group.

Homelessness

Shelter spaces at Victoria arena won’t be ready for move-in until after coldest months

By Brishti Basu
Jan 28, 2021

The measure has been lauded by politicians and some advocacy groups, but others say it’s too little, too late

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Central Park unhoused campers relocated for safety following harsh rain and snowfall

By Brishti Basu
Dec 22, 2020

With Central Park 'untenable' following frozen flood, some campers to be moved into parking lot at Royal Athletic Park