As the opioid overdose crisis devastates communities across Canada, groups hope that other jurisdictions will follow Vancouver's lead to take meaningful action on full drug decriminalization.
A group of community organizations serving the Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside filed a Service and Policy Complaint with the Vancouver Police Board opposing the creation of a new VPD Neighbourhood Response Unit.
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.
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.
Pivot Legal Society seeks leave to appeal aspects of BC Supreme Court ruling on Anita Place. Encouraged by recognition of life safety concerns and the allowing of solid structures
We are encouraged by the Court's recognition of life safety concerns and the allowing of solid structures