In recognition of the October 22nd International Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and Criminalization, Pivot submitted an FOI request to the VPD.
Joint letter (Pivot, CDPC) urging the City Council and Mayor to approve the lease on a prospective overdose prevention site in Yaletown. The paramountcy of public health over community input in the approval process for harm reduction services is established in law and should be followed here.
Joint letter (BCCLA, UBCIC & Pivot) in response to Vancouver Park Board resolution concerning by-law amendment to temporarily sheltering in parks.
Pivot Legal Society calls for an end to prolific anti-Black and anti-Indigenous policing practices in BC, and call for the enactment of recommendations.
Non-Black and non-Indigenous legal practitioners must work to understand calls from Black and Indigenous people to defund police and redistribute these vital funds to community and peer-led health and safety programming.