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Homelessness

Can Victoria Fix Homelessness Without a Return to Institutionalization?

By Anna J. James
Jul 4, 2020

Only four hospital beds exist in Victoria for people presenting with an emergency mental health issue. If you’re non-violent but experiencing a severe psychiatric crisis in Victoria, there’s basically nowhere to go

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Why BC Homeless Communities Were Spared By COVID-19

By Anna J. James
Jun 11, 2020

Despite fears they would be among the hardest hit by the pandemic, North America’s street communities emerged relatively unscathed

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Inside Victoria’s New Temporary Hotels for the Homeless

By Anna J. James
Jun 4, 2020

Clean rooms, round-the-clock outreach workers, and semi-regular fires

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City Worried About Beacon Hill Tent Encampments Hurting Garry Oaks, Lekwungen Sites

By Sean Craig
Jun 2, 2020

Encampments will remain, but be urged to move into other parts of the park