Media Archive

The following are media articles that we are proud to promote!

Eating 100 pounds of Tent City soil won’t get you high (Stephen Harrison, Needs More Spikes, March 31, 2017)

Tent city talk: Comparing Vancouver to Victoria and what happens when they’re cleared (Jody Vance interviewing Ashley Mollison, CKNW radio, November 5, 2016)

SOS at PHS (SIC Society, The Volcano, October 12, 2016)

Right to Camp (Tessa Vikander, The Walrus, October 12, 2016)

The link between Vancouver’s homelessness and soaring housing prices (Bernie Pauly and Penny Gurstein, The Globe & Mail, October 11, 2016)

I’m hopeful for change – Let’s end homelessness! (Jessica Hawkins, Canada Without Poverty, July 19, 2016)

Victoria protest challenges Canada’s housing ministers by bringing politics to street level (Ivan Drury, The Volcano, June 29, 2016)

Victoria Super InTent City meets an onslaught of displacement efforts from the BC government (Noah Ross, The Volcano, June 29, 2016)

‘We can do better’: Residents, advocates fight for Victoria tent city (Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee, June 28, 2016)

Victoria homeless camp a symptom of BC’s broken housing market (Chris Brown, CBC, June 28, 2016)

Super InTent City wins permanent housing for Victoria! (Ashley Mollison, The Volcano, June 22, 2016)

The claim that Super InTent City is a failure doesn’t measure up (Flora Pagan, The Volcano, June 22, 2016)

As Coleman seeks injunction against Victoria’s Super InTent City, over 120 academics call on the government to end homelessness, not tent cities (The Volcano, June 10, 2016)

Inside the BC Tent City that beat the government in court (Sarah Berman, VICE, May 16, 2016)

When ‘rights’ are not enough: Lessons from Tent City resistance (Ivan Drury & Ashley Mollison, The Volcano, May 16, 2016)

Residents of Victoria’s tent city opposed to outside management (Kyle Reynolds, CFAX, April 18, 2016) – See also associated press release

Poverty and homelessness are not a “nuisance” (Dylan Much, The Martlet, April 14, 2016)

B.C. Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Tent City Residents (Alyse Kotyk, Rabble.ca, April 6, 2016)

16 Agencies ask B.C. to Keep Tent City Until Long-Term Fix is Found (Katherine Dedyna, Times Colonist, March 25, 2016)

Homeless Safer in Victoria’s Tent City, Court Hears (CHEK News, March 14, 2016)

Moving from “Them” to “Us” (Leslie Campbell, Focus Online, March 1, 2016)

Victoria’s Tent City Residents Stand Ground on Eviction Day (Jeff Lawrence, CTV News, February 25, 2016)

It’s Time for Permanent Housing Solutions (Bernie Pauly, Op-Ed Times Colonist, February 25, 2016)

“Enlarged Citizenship” in Coleman Country: The failure of BC Housing creates tent cities where homeless people are building their own power (Ashley Mollison & Ivan Drury, The Volcano, February 4, 2016)

Why Jesus Would Have Been at Home in Victoria’s Tent City (Nancy Ford, Op-Ed Times Colonist, January 30, 2016)

Meet Norm Ruble, Resident of Victoria’s Tent City (Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee, January 26, 2016)

Homeless Campers Won’t Budge: “We are Part of the Solution” (Andrew MacLeod, The Tyee, January 12, 2016)

Victoria Courthouse Campers Reject Offer of Temporary Shelter (Dirk Meissner, CTV News, January 11, 2016)

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