Status quo on homeless is unsustainable

Letter to editor from Chief Elsner on homelessness in our region.

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A tent city: a former police officer’s perspective

John Ducker, former police office and former member of the Coalition’s Management Committee speaks out.

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MLA urges Victoria to look for a better option than tent city

MLA Rob Fleming encourages the city to look beyond the proposed ‘tent city’.

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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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