Deadline looms for Tent City residents in Peterborough

The clock is ticking in Tent City in Peterborough. Campers who've occupied Victoria Park for almost two months have been told they must be gone by 9, Tuesday morning, because the park is closing. If they refuse, police are expected to issue trespassing notices that could lead to arrest. Dan Nyznik reports.

Tent city continuing to grow in Peterborough

The City of Peterborough is still working on a solution for the dozens of tents scattered across local parks. What began as an overflow of residents from the now closed Warming Room homeless shelter has now attracted others in need of a place to go. Katrina Squazzin has the story.

Dealing with a tent city in Peterborough

As more and more homeless people take to tents and live outside, officials in Peterborough are trying to find a way to deal with the situation. Dan Nyznik reports.

Rally for tent city in Peterborough

It has now been nearly two weeks since the Warming Room homeless shelter closed its doors and tents began popping up in local parks. On Friday, dozens of people attended a rally at Confederation Square in Peterborough to support residents who feel they have no where else to go. Katrina Squazzin has more.

City of Peterborough still searching for tent city solution

As Peterborough braces for a week of intense heat and humidity there are serious safety concerns for those living in tent city. Mayor Diane Therrien says her staff is still looking for a safe space to move those living in tents across the city. This comes as shelter spaces across Peterborough are filling up and beds are becoming even more scarce. Katrina Squazzin has the story.

‘Tent city’ in Peterborough continues to grow

The City of Peterborough is still working on a solution for dozens of displaced people camping in tents across parks. What began as an overflow of residents from the now closed Warming Room homeless shelter has not attracted others in need of a place to live.

Peterborough working on plan to deal with tent people

Peterborough mayor Diane Therrien says the city hopes to have a clear plan in place by weeks end to deal with the homeless living in tents. Around 30 tents have popped up in different locations around town since a shelter closed 10 days ago. Dan Nyznik has the story.

Calling for an end to tent city in Peterborough

With a temporary shelter now in place, a Peterborough City Councillor is calling for tent city to be shut down. But those living in the tents say the new space doesn't meet their basic needs. As Katrina Squazzin tells us, county officials say they have no immediate plans to force anyone to leave Victoria Park.

Is there empathy for those in Peterborough’s tent city?

Thursday marked Day 25 since the so-called tent city began in Peterborough. Dozens of homeless and those who claim to be are living in tents around the city. At its root the lack of affordable housing. And while politicians and various stakeholders look for solutions, public opinion seems supportive. Dan Nyznik has the story.

Tent City evictions in Victoria Park in Peterborough

Tent City is officially closed and Victoria Park is being cleaned up after dozens of homeless people had been camping there for almost two months. As of 9:00 Tuesday morning anyone still on the property was subject to a trespassing fine. Dan Nyznik has the story.

Evictions handed out at tent city in Peterborough

The City of Peterborough has issued letters to campers in tent city on municipal properties, requesting them to leave. But those receiving the evictions say they have few options.