Two Canadian documentarians depict what life was like living at Beacon Hill Park

While some would like to consider the Beacon Hill Park encampment as a distant memory, two Canadian documentarians called it home.

Jay Walker and Isaac Wylde of Walker & Wylde told Victoria Buzz they lived at Beacon Hill Park from December 2020 to March 2021—a place they called the “hobo mecca.”

The two documented their life at the homeless encampment—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

The zine depicts life before the City of Victoria instituted a no overnight camping ban in March 2021 and attempted to house people experiencing homelessness throughout the Greater Victoria area.

What now remains of the Beacon Hill Park encampment their zine called Vagrants Volume II.

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