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Virtual Cortes Housing Forum: Increasing Rentals

Viewers from Cortes, Salt Spring and Galiano Islands down to the cities of Victoria and Vancouver logged in to the virtual Cortes Housing Forum on  Friday June 14, 2024. The topic was ‘increasing rentals’ and host Sadhu Johnston invited two high profile guests. 

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Central Park tent city washed out

Picture a homeless encampment in a public park. The rains and recent snow have transformed most of the lawn into a massive puddle. The number of tents in Victoria’s Central Park has decreased since last fall, but there were still 45 of them on December 15th. One was sitting on a pallet, which raised the floor above the water, but the neighbouring tents are all in water.

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Four Vancouver Island municipalities move against single-use plastics

By Francois Macone, Radio Victoria,  CILS 107.9 FM, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A major victory in the fight for the preservation of the environment. The island municipalities of Victoria, Saanich, Tofino and Ucluelet will see their drive to ban the use of single-use plastic bags officially legitimized by the province, through amendments to the Community Charter, Colombia announced on Saturday. British.

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