‘Tale as old as time’: Debunking pervasive myths about homelessness in Victoria

Seven frontline service providers offer insight into why there seem to be “new faces” on the streets


With snow on the horizon, Victoria is preparing overnight extreme weather shelters

By Brishti Basu
December 16, 2022

This time, the city is ready to bring people inside when temperatures drop below freezing


View Royal to prohibit camping in all parks but one—and new bylaw wording prohibits it there too

By Michael John Lo
December 7, 2022

If implemented as written, the bylaw could violate a BC Supreme Court ruling by effectively banning all sheltering


Province allocates 100 complex care beds to Victoria

By Evert Lindquist
March 22, 2022

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


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

By Emily Fagan
January 8, 2022

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


As cold weather persists, Victoria shelters are understaffed

By Ryan Hook
December 30, 2021

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


After the campers

By Tori Marlan
May 23, 2021

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


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

By Tori Marlan
March 10, 2021

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