Pacifica Housing

Nov. 15, 2019 – The Fairfield Hotel at 1601-1609 Douglas St. will no longer be run by Pacifica Housing. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Subsidized housing evictions climb in Victoria

Closing of Pacifica Housing’s Fairfield Hotel a sign of ongoing trend, advocates say


David Irwin “The pencil guy” is being remembered with a small memorial at Blanshard and View Streets. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Remembering the pencil guy: David Irwin

Beloved downtown regular known to hand out pencils is being missed


The Victoria HarbourCats are teaming up with Pacifica Housing for a special day of baseball. On June 16, up to 250 children and their parents, all residents of Pacifica buildings, will get a chance to play ball with the HarbourCats players then attend that night’s West Coast League game for just $2. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

HarbourCats and Pacifica Housing team up to play ball

250-plus subsidized housing residents will play catch with players, attend game that night