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Strathcona Tent City Residents speak out against Parks Board Control bylaw enactment

The residents of Kennedy Trudeau (K.T.) tent city and their supporters speak out against the amendments to the Parks Control Bylaw that were passed July 14th regarding temporary shelter in parks.

July 28th, 2020|

Strathcona Tent City residents to speak out against new anti-“camping” Parks Board Bylaw

The residents of Kennedy Trudeau (K.T.) tent city and their supporters denounce the proposed amendment to the Parks Control Bylaw regarding temporary shelter in parks. Residents challenge the anti-poor rhetoric, the homeless containment strategy, and demand permanent, adequate housing now, not the increased policing and normalization of homelessness.

July 13th, 2020|

Strathcona Park tent city residents respond to provincial encampment guidelines, demand an end to displacement and return of unceded land

Residents of Camp K.T. tent city in Strathcona Park call for all three levels of government to prioritize safe permanent housing for all over government sanctioned tent cities, an end to the cycle of displacement through laws and by-laws that criminalize poverty, and repatriation of unceded Indigenous land.

July 2nd, 2020|

City of Surrey orders tent city residents off empty lot, back to alleys and doorways

On the morning of Wednesday June 24th, which is welfare cheque issue day, Surrey Bylaw officers returned to Whalley World Tent City and delivered a threatening eviction notice.

June 24th, 2020|

“We’re taking back the Strip!” Surrey’s newest tent city resists displacement

Residents named the new tent city "Whalley World" in honour of the low-income neighbourhood that the City of Surrey is trying to rebrand and sell off to developers. People are tired of watching luxury condo towers go up while their friends are evicted to the streets, and they are fighting back!

June 24th, 2020|