VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The homeless camp at Oppenheimer Park will remain — at least for now — as the Vancouver Park Board continues to refuse to get a court-order to clear tents and campers.
After a special meeting that ran over four hours Thursday night, commissioners voted 4-2 in favour of working with the city to find housing for people and eventually decamp the park but pursuing an injunction was not part of their motion.
“I am a grandmother of 5, I have 6 children, I used to work as a nurse at St. Paul’s Hospital. I ended up with cancer and took time off work, tried to get back on. I had to get a doctor’s note and I was diagnosed with lupus so I could no longer work as a nurse, lost my income.”
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