Media Advisory: Decision today on Oppenheimer Park injunction

Vancouver, B.C. [October 8]—On Wednesday, October 8, the B.C. Supreme Court will deliver its decision on a City of Vancouver injunction aimed at evicting homeless campers from Oppenheimer Park. 
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Downtown Eastside photographers to be honoured at calendar launch

Vancouver, B.C. [October 8]— Winning photographers, calendar vendors, and community members from the Downtown Eastside will gather today at Carnegie Community Centre to launch the 2015 Hope in Shadows calendar. 

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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. 
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Public Hearing of VPD officer who pushed disabled woman set to begin

Vancouver, B.C. [October 3]—The sentencing hearing for a Vancouver Police Department officer who pushed a disabled woman to the ground in the Downtown Eastside will be held Monday, October 6, at the Provincial Court of B.C.

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Media Advisory: Court decisions on homeless camps in Oppenheimer Park and Abbotsford

Vancouver, B.C. [September 29]—Pivot Legal Society is holding a press conference today following the B.C. Supreme Court’s delivery of two decisions on homeless camps in Oppenheimer Park and Abbotsford.

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Oppenheimer Park injunction puts campers in danger

Vancouver, B.C. [September 26]—The City of Vancouver has failed to provide adequate shelter alternatives to Oppenheimer Park campers, placing dozens of homeless people in danger if the injunction to dismantle the camp is successful, according to Pivot Legal Society.

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Media Advisory: Court decision on street vending bylaw challenge

Vancouver, B.C. [September 22]—On Tuesday, September 23, the provincial court of B.C. will deliver its decision on a Pivot Legal Society-led challenge to the City of Vancouver’s bylaws prohibiting street vending. 

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Hundreds of legal experts call on federal government to reconsider proposed prostitution laws

Ottawa, ON [July 7]—More than 200 legal experts from across Canada are urging the federal government to consider the harmful and likely unconstitutional effects of the proposed sex work legislation introduced by Justice Minister MacKay last month.

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Pivot Legal Society fights for Abbotsford's homeless to be heard in court

Vancouver, B.C. [July 3]—Pivot Legal Society will defend a lawsuit seeking to protect the rights of Abbotsford's homeless people. 

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New report from Pivot Legal Society finds unregulated use of police dogs in B.C. causing serious and unnecessary injury

Vancouver, B.C. [June 26] — Police dogs are the number one source of injury caused by police forces in British Columbia, according to a new report from Pivot Legal Society.

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