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

It was no walk in the park for Victoria politicians who met the wrath of Topaz Park area residents on Thursday night over a proposed temporary tent city for the homeless. The walk-about planned by politicians in the sprawling Topaz Park — where people batted baseballs, swung hockey sticks and climbed play equipment — devolved into a political flogging as a majority of the about 300 people gathered rejected the idea of a tent city.

Read the article: Victoria mayor faces furious Topaz Park crowd

Source: Times Colonist

In Crisis?:

If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.

Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.

For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca