Media Advisory: Hearing begins on Oppenheimer Park injunction

Vancouver, B.C. [October 6]—On Monday, October 6, the B.C. Supreme Court will begin hearing a City of Vancouver injunction aimed at evicting homeless campers from Oppenheimer Park. 
The hearing is expected to continue through Wednesday, October 8. Pivot Legal Society lawyers will be representing homeless campers and will be available for comment prior to and following each day’s session.
 
In addition, lawyers will be available during each morning break, usually scheduled for approximately 11:15am.
 
What:        Oppenheimer Park injunction hearing
Where:      B.C. Supreme Court – North entrance
                   800 Smithe St., Vancouver, B.C. (Google Map)
When:       Monday – Wednesday, October 6-8
                   11:15 - 11:30am
  
For additional information, please contact:
Kevin Hollett, Communications Director: 778-848-3420, kevin@pivotlegal.org
 
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About Pivot Legal Society
Pivot Legal Society is a leading Canadian human rights organization that uses the law to address the root causes of poverty and social exclusion in Canada. Pivot’s work includes challenging laws and policies that force people to the margins of society and keep them there. Since 2002 Pivot has won major victories for sex workers’ rights, police accountability, affordable housing, and health and drug policy.