Homeless

Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain spent the weekend helping prepare the new emergency shelter on Third Avenue West. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

How many homeless people are in Prince Rupert? The province wants to know

Homeless count survey coming to North Coast city on March 21

Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain spent the weekend helping prepare the new emergency shelter on Third Avenue West. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Welfare woes: trying to stem the ‘cheque effect’

Welfare woes: trying to stem the ‘cheque effect’

Victoria police chief suggests staggering welfare payments, others say solution not that simple

Welfare woes: trying to stem the ‘cheque effect’
Man sleeps on a park bench next to Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, October 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: Getting past the homeless rhetoric

Politicians treat citizens protecting neighbourhoods as the problem

Man sleeps on a park bench next to Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria, October 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)