On February 18, 2016, “Just after 3:30 this morning, we attended tent city for a report of a serious assault. One man is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It’s early in the investigation and we continue to investigate what happened,” said Victoria Police [continue reading].
The tent city, which sits on the lawn of a provincial courthouse, now has about 100 residents. Most live in tents, while others have constructed multi-room wooden huts. In an audio statement released by the ministry, British Columbia’s housing minister, Rich Coleman announced [continue reading].