tent city

Vancouver’s park board general manager issued a new order Friday restricting tents and other temporary structures from being set up in Strathcona Park after April 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver park board issues order to restrict tents in Strathcona Park

The order issued Friday restricted tents and other temporary structures from being set up after April 30

 

Left to right: Dayna Mastre, former employee at the Extreme Weather Shelter, Veronica Fenton, a volunteer and supporter of the protest, and Victor Loyie, who is living on the streets, all say that the homeless in Prince Rupert are mistreated and verbally abused at the shelter. (Jenna Cocullo / The Northern View)

Tents pitched outside City Hall to protest treatment of Prince Rupert’s homeless

Former Extreme Weather Shelter worker and the homeless say employees treat them with no respect

 

Saanich police and municipal staff are investigating options to disband the homeless camp that has sprung up on a private property on West Saanich Road. (Travis Paterson/News staff)

Homeowner surprised when renter invites homeless camp to B.C. backyard

Current mayoral candidate invited roughly 20 campers previously kicked out of Greater Victoria provincial campground

 

Chrissy Brett weeps as she holds another Camp Namagens resident at Goldstream Provincial Park in Langford Sept. 20. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Province gives B.C. homeless campers hard deadline to leave provincial park

Housing minister Selina Robinson says supports in place to transition Greater Victoria campers to housing, shelters

Chrissy Brett weeps as she holds another Camp Namagens resident at Goldstream Provincial Park in Langford Sept. 20. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
All that remains of tent city outside Prince Rupert’s city hall on Sunday, Nov. 26. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

BC Housing reveals cost to run two homeless shelters

After tent city dismantled, BC Housing states how much it’s supporting Prince Rupert’s shelters

All that remains of tent city outside Prince Rupert’s city hall on Sunday, Nov. 26. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Gloria Venn is one of the grassroots organizers of tent city, now being called Unity City. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Tent city movement continues to grow in week two

An update on Prince Rupert’s new homeless shelter services and the fundraising efforts by Unity City

Gloria Venn is one of the grassroots organizers of tent city, now being called Unity City. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
City hall now has several tents outside its walls, statement on the homeless issue in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

In Our Opinion: Housing, a basic right

A protest outside Prince Rupert’s city hall is calling for a men’s homeless shelter

  • Nov 15, 2017
City hall now has several tents outside its walls, statement on the homeless issue in Prince Rupert. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
Tents raised outside city hall to draw attention to homelessness

Tents raised outside city hall to draw attention to homelessness

Mayor Lee Brain asks province to bring affordable modular homes to Prince Rupert

Tents raised outside city hall to draw attention to homelessness