As one recovering addict told The Capital, when you’re looking to inject drugs “it’s not like you’ll look around for Wi-Fi”
Topaz Park immediately became an epicentre of crime and disorder, and Burnside-Gorge now fears the same fate will befall them
The camp site was designed to safely accommodate the vulnerable during the pandemic. Instead, it became a hotbed of crime, anarchy, and death.
Residents say that the notoriously poor conditions at the Fairfield Hotel have remained relatively unchanged since the funding injection