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2020 Greater Victoria Point in Time Count Results Announced

2020 Greater Victoria Point in Time Count Results Announced “Jul 31, 2020 Victoria, BC– The Capital Regional District (CRD), in partnership with the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC) and the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, today released the 2020 Greater Victoria Point-in-Time (PiT) Count results. The 2020 PiT Count follows prior biennial counts made in […]

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Spotlight Saturday: Indigenous Homelessness in Canada

The month of June is an opportunity for all Canadians to learn about Indigenous history together. We celebrate National Indigenous History Month by reflecting on the history, heritage and sacrifices of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength and contributions of present-day Indigenous communities. Most importantly, National Indigenous History […]

PLAN FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITHOUT HOMES – COVID-19 PANDEMIC, VICTORIA B.C.

PLAN FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITHOUT HOMES – COVID-19 PANDEMIC, VICTORIA B.C. “Our Place closed last Tuesday. They are still providing meals, paramedic services, handing out blankets, tents and hygiene supplies and providing access to washrooms. But the need on the block is growing. This comes as other shelters have also had to lower their capacity […]

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Face-to-Face with the Victoria Police Department

This week the Face-to-Face with Stigma team, a group of facilitators, storytellers and speakers led their second workshop with the Victoria Police Department. These workshops bring together individuals with lived experience from our community trained in storytelling with The Existence Project to share their own stories through engagement and work sessions. These sessions hold a variety of goals […]

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A Day of Community: Project Connect 2020

A look into the opening hour of #ProjectConnect2020. Project Connect is a day of community, human connection and knowledge sharing. We want to thank Brianna Bear, the Executive Director of Oasis Society for opening up the event in ceremony, prayer and song, The Salvation Army Community Response Unit for serving lunch, United Way Greater Victoria’s Labour Committee and […]

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