Residents of Vancouver's newest tent city may have an easier time going to the bathroom than in their previous encampment.
That's because the City of Vancouver has permitted port-o-potties on-site at 1131 Franklin Street.
The city-owned lot has been nicknamed "Sugar Mountain" because it's close to the Rogers sugar refinery.
Yesterday, the city refused to grant a permit for bathroom facilities to housing activist Nathan Crompton, which prompted an uproar over social media.
Meanwhile, Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services has dropped off two fire extinguishers: one for the kitchen area and the other for where the tents are located.
Earlier this week, the campers were evicted from a tent city at 950 Main Street after the city leased the site to the Lu'ma Native Housing Society.