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May 25 2020-5

Deadline for ending sheltering in parks pushed back to end of April

City and province have signed memorandum but questions remain On March 22, the City of Victoria signed a memorandum of understanding with the Province of British Columbia. With the province…
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Justice Van delivers supplies directly to Victoria’s street community

Six nights a week, The Justice Van Society delivers food, clothing, shelter, and other equipment to people living on the street.
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Commerce Students’ Society cancels week-long homelessness fundraiser due to coronavirus

Amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Victoria Commerce Students’ Society (CSS) have decided to cancel a week-long event dedicated to increasing awareness about homelessness, but will still…

The unfair public image costs of “policing poverty”

"Should police officers be on the front lines of dealing with people who, for a multitude of reasons, cannot afford housing in Victoria? Of course not. But the answer is…

EDITORIAL | Our house(ing market) is on fire

Canada is facing is a crisis, and for that reason we decided to focus our latest issue on housing — to shed a brighter light on those impacted by rising…

So you think you can afford a home in Victoria?

Our writer broke down how much it costs to live in Victoria — one of Canada’s most expensive cities — after graduation. The cost of living in Victoria is barely…

Density alone is not the solution to Victoria’s housing crisis, panel says

On April 10, the Housing For All community group hosted a panel to discuss upzoning and the proposed changes to Victoria’s inclusionary housing policies. Speakers were critical of the changes.
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Community gives feedback on new UVic residence buildings

Expanded service route behind SUB and potential temporary dining hall among the new additions A week after the Premier announced plans for a 25 per cent increase in student housing…

September’s “Housing for All” rally saw results at Victoria City Hall ahead of the upcoming municipal election

A small crowd of supporters rallied outside Victoria City Hall just before a key council meeting on Sept. 6 to show support for changes to Victoria’s building laws that would…