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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…

It’s OK to camp in parks, says BC Court of Appeal

"Homeless people can camp temporarily in public parks if municipalities can’t provide them with sufficient alternative shelter, British Columbia’s highest court ruled Wednesday. The B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a lower court ruling that struck down a Victoria bylaw banning…