Tent city proposal sparks protest at Topaz Park

Residents and those opposed to the proposed outdoor shelter in Topaz Park gathered on Saturday.

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Topaz Park suggested as location for homeless tent city

Topaz Park has been identified as a potential site for a pilot outdoor shelter.

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Unbalanced EI system is failing Canadians, former chief actuary says

Only 40% of unemployed Canadians receive benefits, demonstrating the unbalanced EI system according to a former chief actuary.

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Homeless man donates $4,000 to Our Place

Our Place is $4000 richer after a generous gift from a man experiencing homelessness.

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What would you do with $5,000? Our Place users thankful for gift

Our Place Society receives a generous gift from a man experiencing homelessness in Greater Victoria.

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Comment: Victoria makes right move on homelessness

A comment in today’s Times Colonist from the Coalition’s Andrew Wynn-Williams.

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B.C. co-op tenants fear soaring costs if rent subsidies disappear

BC’s coop housing organizations are becoming increasingly concerned as federal subsidies expire.

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Advocate for homeless backs moves to affordable housing

The Coalition applauds the City’s focus on affordable housing.

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Comment: End adult homelessness, one youth at a time

Mark Muldoon from Threshold Housing Society writes to the Times Colonist about youth homelessness.

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Former homeless man uses passion for painting to turn his life around

Chek news meets an Our Place resident who’s passion for painting has transformed his life.

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