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#1 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 14 April 2020 - 09:32 AM

just watch the city approve this as favourable to the market housing last proposed.  is it not bad enough we have criminals living in all the social housing but now we want more designated criminal housing downtown?

 

736 Princess Avenue is back before municipal planners as a mixed-use retail, office and transitional housing project catering to the society’s operations with a street level café on the ground floor, space for employment and education programs on level two, and office space on the third floor along with support services for clients. Levels four-through-six will be comprised of nearly 30 furnished micro suites sized at approximately 300 square feet.

 

 

 

what's with the "cafe"?

 

https://victoria.cit...ntown-victoria/

 

2017 (before our police funding issues?):

 

Manak said extra challenges of policing in Victoria include a high concentration of liquor seats in clubs and bars, as well as three halfway houses for released prisoners.

 

"The challenge that we see in Victoria many times is … the number of high-risk offenders that are in our communities that have to be managed and that we have to oversee," he said.

 

He said the halfway houses aren't to blame for the high crime rate but do require significant police resources for curfew checks and making sure that people are following their conditions of release.

 

 

https://www.cbc.ca/n...rease-1.4012616


Edited by Victoria Watcher, 14 April 2020 - 09:34 AM.


 



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