Safe injection site for Victoria gaining acceptance, mayor says

The idea of developing a safe injection site similar to Vancouver’s InSite is gaining traction in the Victoria area says Mayor Fortin.

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Editorial: Mental health costs offloaded

Editorial from the Times Colonist calling for more funding for those dealing with mental illness.

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Youth homelessness an ‘unseen’ crisis in Greater Victoria

Youth at-risk are in need of more housing in Greater Victoria.

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Mental Health Crisis

Chek News explores the mental health crisis in our community.

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Street Newz successor hot off press in Victoria

After 10 years Victoria’s Street Newz has printed it’s last paper – but the Vancouver based Megaphone is taking over.

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Mental-health cases flood capital region’s police

Mental health is often linked to homelessness, and Chief Elsnor is sounding the alarm in the rise of mental health related calls received by Victoria Police.

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Ontario activist blasts View Towers evictions

The ‘renovictions’ that happened recently at View Towers wouldn’t be possible in Ontario thanks to provincial legislation.

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PENINSULA letter: We’re all affected by homelessness

Great letter to the editor of the Peninsula News by Brian Trotto of Saanichton.

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Debating defensive urban architecture

Great interview on the CBC featuring our very own Hilary Marks from the Speakers Bureau.

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Someone should explain about plight of homeless

A letter to the editor from Dayna Mazzuca.

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