Newsletter #6 and Letters to Council

A new week, a new newsletter, and same old Council shenanigans. PK Newsletter, Issue #6 We've started posting our newsletters online as PDF files for anyone who wants to read them. In this week's issue: Updated Bylaw sheltering statsNews on specific sheltering sites: Central/RAP, McKenzie & Pat Bay, MEEGAN, and windstorm impactsUpdate on indoor options … Continue reading Newsletter #6 and Letters to Council

New weekly Poverty Kills newsletter

Access to information has been an ongoing challenge since March 2020 when the COVID restrictions first started. In conversation with frontline workers and informal grassroots teams, in early December Poverty Kills started doing a weekly newsletter trying to collate info so people have some sense of what is happening. We watch webcasts of government meetings, … Continue reading New weekly Poverty Kills newsletter

Action: Tell the city to divest from policing and invest in communities

In 'bc', every spring municipalities set their budgets and project a 5-year financial plan. They have to as part of this process invite public input. To help with this we've done a detailed analysis of the City of 'victoria' 2021 Draft Financial Plan (PDF file, 13 MB) that includes info about the City’s input process, … Continue reading Action: Tell the city to divest from policing and invest in communities