Camp Namegans

Tent city campers moved to Woodwynn Farms on the Saanich Peninsula Saturday and 10 members were arrested. (Hugo Wong/News staff)

Mayor David Screech says Camp Namegans has run its course

Break-in on private property in View Royal linked to homeless campers

  • Oct 23, 2018

 

(Black Press file photo)

West Shore RCMP seizes Camp Namegans’ U-Haul truck

Lock and gate damaged at Thetis Lake Campground in View Royal

 

Arrests were made this afternoon at Woodwynn Farms. (Facebook/Chrissy Brett)

VIDEO: Tent city moves to Woodwynn Farm, arrests made

The group is asking the government to provide housing for 60 tent city members

 

Tent city campers pack up at Cattle Point. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)

Tent city campers prepare to leave Uplands Park

Vehicle access remains restricted at Cattle Point

  • Oct 19, 2018
Tent city campers pack up at Cattle Point. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)
A small group of tents have been set up in North Saanich’s Dominion Brook Park over the weekend. The camp is traveling throughout the region to protest a lack of action on homelessness and addictions issues. (Peninsula News Review file photo)

A year in tent city: Timeline of Camp Namegans

Since September 2017, Victoria’s homeless camp has set up in more than 20 locations

A small group of tents have been set up in North Saanich’s Dominion Brook Park over the weekend. The camp is traveling throughout the region to protest a lack of action on homelessness and addictions issues. (Peninsula News Review file photo)
District of Oak Bay issues notice to cease tent city

District of Oak Bay issues notice to cease tent city

The notice is effective immediately

  • Oct 18, 2018
District of Oak Bay issues notice to cease tent city
The tent city callled Namegans Nation hunkers down at Oak Bay’s Cattle Point Thursday morning. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)

UPDATE: Tent city campers told to leave Oak Bay, given outstanding bill

Police department delivers $1,882 bill for damages from fall of 2017

The tent city callled Namegans Nation hunkers down at Oak Bay’s Cattle Point Thursday morning. (Flavio Nienow/News staff)
Isabelle Dahler-Hyde, a support worker from Together Against Poverty Society, helps Deedee Chestnut, a resident of the camp, load her belongings into a U-Haul the Victoria-based legal advocacy organization rented Tuesday afternoon. Travis Paterson/News Staff

Saanich homeless camp residents at a standstill, evicted, prohibited from local parks

‘Ultimate goal is to get people into shelters and longer-term housing,’ Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Isabelle Dahler-Hyde, a support worker from Together Against Poverty Society, helps Deedee Chestnut, a resident of the camp, load her belongings into a U-Haul the Victoria-based legal advocacy organization rented Tuesday afternoon. Travis Paterson/News Staff
Firefighters from Saanich Fire Department survey the damage to a tent in Regina Park after a fire broke out Sunday shortly after 12 p.m. No one was in the tent at the time of the blaze and no injuries were reported. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

VIDEO: Fire torches home at Saanich tent city in Regina Park

Camp Namegans residents able to extinguish fire before Saanich Fire Department arrived, no injuries reported

Firefighters from Saanich Fire Department survey the damage to a tent in Regina Park after a fire broke out Sunday shortly after 12 p.m. No one was in the tent at the time of the blaze and no injuries were reported. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS