Pivot Legal Society joins advocates and members of the Yukon bar to call for the suspension of a residential housing program within the Whitehorse Correctional Centre.
Together with BCAAFC, BC Poverty Reduction Coalition, and Carnegie Community Action Project, we sent a letter this morning urging immediate action to address the threat of #COVID19 for people who are unhoused and inadequately housed in British Columbia.
Park residents, neighbours, and advocates will be gathering on the 1 year anniversary of the rent city for a warm meal, music, and legal information about rights for people who rely on public space for survival, and to celebrate resilience in the face of a housing crisis, a drug poisoning crisis, and the ongoing criminalization of homeless people.
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