Victoria won’t appeal the camping in parks verdict

By Bill Cleverley, Times ColonistDecember 11, 2009

‘The city of Victoria will not appeal the B.C. Court of Appeal ruling upholding the right of homeless to set up tents in parks, Mayor Dean Fortin said yesterday.

"Appealing this ruling does nothing to solve homelessness, and the real goal for this council is to ensure that all members of the community have a home," Fortin said after council was briefed by its lawyers on the decision.’

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