It is once again illegal to park in a tent or other structure during the day, sheltering in Victoria, BC.
As of Saturday, May 1, the city has banned camping in the city’s parks.
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The city council approved the move in March, when the province agreed that it would provide shelter or accommodation to anyone who was seeking refuge in a park or ravine.
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However, it remains in force when, when the city returns, it said that it will not be immediately applied to all.
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As people transition to the indoor housing space, the city says that anyone who is signed up for a shelter location will be allowed to stay in a local park all day until their location is ready Happens.
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The city, along with the province and BC Housing, are working to provide more than 220 transitional housing spaces for Victoria’s homeless population.
Anyone who did not want to sign up for the indoor shelter would have to pack their tents between 7 am and 7 pm
Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, has been the site of building a tent of homeless people who grew up during the epidemic, bringing it with crime and community outrage.
– With files from the Canadian Press
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