WEB POLL: Do you think the City of Victoria should be able to force owners of derelict boats to remove them from the Gorge Waterway?

WEB POLL: Do you think the City of Victoria should be able to force owners of derelict boats to remove them from the Gorge Waterway?

Controversial issue has various sides, including pollution, homelessness

  • Nov. 1, 2017 9:30 a.m.


The City of Victoria is in BC Supreme Court this week fighting for the right to remove derelict boats along the Gorge Waterway in Vic West. It is working with Pacifica Housing to relocate any liveaboards, but is keen to remove vessels that may be fouling the waterway.

The City is hoping for a decision this week.

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