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General Meeting January 28th!!!

The Royal Vic for the Public Coalition invites organizations within the Montreal region to an information and consultation session. We will be discussing the ecological and communitarian future of the decommissioned Royal Victoria Hospital.

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New Beds and Personnel Added to the Royal Vic Shelters

50 extra beds have been added to the Royal Vic’s red zone, where people who are homeless and have tested positive reside. This comes as about 80 percent of indigenous people who are homeless, of those screened, have tested positive across Montreal.

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Opening of Montreal’s First Wet Shelter Postponed

The program for supervised alcohol consumption among people who are homeless was set to open at the site of the Royal Vic January 1st. It has been postponed because of the spread of COVID-19.

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Heritage Montreal and Les amis de la montagne: A collective future for the Royal Vic

The presidents of Heritage Montreal and “Les amis de la montagne” have come out in La Presse demanding confirmation from the provincial and municipal government that the site of the Royal Vic would be protected from privatization. They ask that the site be given a future that is in line with its history of social, […]

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Royal Vic for the Public | Newsletter #1

A few months ago, we solicited several organizations in Montreal to support an open letter that we intended to publish in both French and English media outlets. 55 organizations signed on to our letter, and we would like to begin by thanking you for your support. In light of all the activity that has taken […]

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McGill Reacts to our Open Letter

In a letter to La Presse, McGill’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor reacts to our open letter and to the public activity of our coalition.

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Publication of our Open Letter!

Finally! Our open letter with the 55 community groups and unions that signed got published in Journal de Montreal. Congratulation to the amazing team of community activists of the Royal Vic Coalition!

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Important article in the Gazette!

Here is a preview of an article signed by Dimitri Roussopoulos and Maryse Chapdelaine published today on the Gazette: Opinion: True dialogue needed on old Royal Vic’s future “We call on the government to make a real effort to involve civil society in the decisions on the reuse of the site and buildings. “Three years […]