tent city

Needles found at Goldstream campground in Langford

Needles found at Goldstream campground in Langford

West Shore RCMP respond to several calls for service associated with homeless campers

Needles found at Goldstream campground in Langford

One solution brought forward for housing tent city residents

Reader proposes inviting tent dwellers to live in supporters’ backyards

  • Aug 9, 2018
Tent city arrives in Central Saanich

Tent city arrives in Central Saanich

Three tents near Polo Park as of Wednesday morning

Tent city arrives in Central Saanich
A shopping cart sits in front of a tent pitched in Beacon Hill Park last summer. The cost of cleaning up after park campers is increasing, according to City parks staff. (News files)
A shopping cart sits in front of a tent pitched in Beacon Hill Park last summer. The cost of cleaning up after park campers is increasing, according to City parks staff. (News files)
Chrissy Brett and the roaming tent city have landed in Colwood, protesting for more rights and services for the region’s homeless. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff).

Roaming tent city lands in Colwood

Campers will likely head to Langford or Central Saanich next

Chrissy Brett and the roaming tent city have landed in Colwood, protesting for more rights and services for the region’s homeless. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff).
The roving protest camp in Willows Park Oct. 17. The district says shifting resources and a voucher mean no cash cost to the taxpayer so far as the protest hits its third site in Oak Bay. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay keeps tent city taxpayer costs down by shifting resources

Voucher won at Union of BC Municipalities convention covers extra risk management contract

The roving protest camp in Willows Park Oct. 17. The district says shifting resources and a voucher mean no cash cost to the taxpayer so far as the protest hits its third site in Oak Bay. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)
Uplands Park is the latest site of a roving protest camp that moves every seven days and embarked on week three in the community with the setup at Oak Bay’s cenotaph Tuesday night (Oct. 24). (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Video: Protest camp moves to Oak Bay cenotaph from Willows Beach

Uplands Park third Oak Bay site in as many weeks for travelling tents

Uplands Park is the latest site of a roving protest camp that moves every seven days and embarked on week three in the community with the setup at Oak Bay’s cenotaph Tuesday night (Oct. 24). (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)
Chrissy Brett sets up camp in the park behind municipal hall on Oct. 10. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)

Tent city to come down Tuesday in Oak Bay

Roving protest camp set up Oct. 10 behind municipal hall for the week

Chrissy Brett sets up camp in the park behind municipal hall on Oct. 10. (Christine van Reeuwyk/Oak Bay News)