“I find it unacceptable that the City of Parksville has been kept in the dark about the decision to locate emergency shelters in Parksville that inevitably require staff coordination with emergency services,” said Coun. Marilyn Wilson.
Beginning Jan. 3, a shelter at Knox United Church will be open starting at 8 p.m., seven days a week. A shelter has been operating from Oceanside Community Church since Dec. 27 and will continue through Jan. 2.
Qualicum Beach held a public information session regarding a grant proposal for temporary dry recovery housing units at 747 Jones Street to address questions about the location, need for and operations of the project.