More than 300 turn out to oppose Victoria homeless camp

Concerned residents gathered in Topaz Park in reaction to a proposed outdoor shelter pilot in the park.

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Will backlash derail Victoria’s plans to address homelessness?

The Times Colonist`s Bill Cleverley asks if the reaction to the propsed Topaz Park outdoor shelter will create backlash.

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Victoria mayor faces furious Topaz Park crowd

Mayor Lisa Help and fellow Councillors met with people opposed to Topaz Park ‘tent city’.

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Editorial: Canada needs homeless plan

Editors for the Times Colonist call on the Federal Government to create a National Housing Strategy.

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Homeless man found dead in Victoria in 1994 now identified

A man who pass away while experiencing homelessness in 1994 has been identified.

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Les Leyne: Tents in park are a stunningly bad idea

Les Leyne shares his opinion on the proposed Topaz Park outdoor shelter.

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Designated tenting area in Topaz Park

Debate has risen over a proposed tent city, more properly known as a “designated tenting area” in Victoria. All Points West host Robyn Burns speaks with Mayor Lisa Helps and Councillor Geoff Young to find out more.

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Victoria mayor says she’s sorry for rollout of tent city plan

The Mayor of Victoria is apologizing for roll out of Topaz Park outdoor shelter pilot project.

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Victoria mayor calls on leaders to pitch tents on Parliament Hill

Mayor Lisa Helps wants to draw attention to the issue of homelessness by camping out on Parliament Hill during the upcoming Federal election.

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Schools a lifeline for homeless youth, report says

The importance of school in the life of a child experiencing or at-risk of homelessness is vital says recent report.

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