The town said there was not enough time to have a community dialogue before taking advantage of the grant opportunity. It will host a virtual information session, through a committee of the whole meeting, tentatively set for 4 p.m. on April 29.
“People with complex needs are falling through the cracks and aren’t being served by the supportive housing models and programs currently available,” reads a statement from the B.C. Urban Mayors’ Caucus.
“We’re sending a clear message that as a region we want this, we need this. The effects of not having this in place spills out into all communities and I think we need to do better,” said Director Mark Swain.