April 1, 2020
After being virtually deserted during the winter, people are setting up tents again at the designated campground area next the the curling club on Recreation Avenue in Kelowna.
“As long as we have more people in need of shelter than we have indoor sheltering space in the city, the City has a continuing legal obligation to designate public space in which overnight sheltering is not prohibited,” Kelowna community safety director Darren Caul told iNFOnews.ca yesterday, March 31…
Last fall, dozens of homeless people were allowed to camp on Leon Avenue sidewalks. Most stayed near the Gospel Mission homeless shelter that was available to them for things like meals, showers and laundry.