The Pivot Blog
The practice of "street check" lacks a basis in law and is disproportionately weaponized against racialized and low-income communities. This memo calls for a moratorium on street checks as the only alternative to reforms that risk legitimizing an overwhelmingly harmful and discriminatory practice.
The Court did not condone the City’s “priorities and approach” regarding Anita Place, and invited the parties to bring another application regarding the constitutionality of the City’s conduct.
As part of Pivot’s police accountability mandate we have been involved in many complaints filed with the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner (OPCC). We have 3 central recommendations for the Special Committee to Review the Police Complaint Process
Pivot Legal Society and Canadian Drug Policy Coalition successfully defend supervised consumption at Federal Court of Canada
Justice Mosley agreed with our arguments and dismissed CABA’s application, citing directly from our submissions. In his decision
Pivot Legal Society files appeal to BC Supreme Court Order after heavy-handed enforcement at Anita Place
We intend to inform the Court of the City and RCMP’s misconduct over the weekend, which included numerous and egregious contraventions of Justice Grauer’s decision.