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Blog
Apr 14, 2016
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Publicly owned liquor stores work for Manitoba

Cheryl Lysy
Keeping the Manitoba Liquor Control Commission public benefits not only employees and customers, but those accessing different health-care and addiction programs in Manitoba.
Blog
Jan 30, 2015
Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr

OK, Let's Talk -- about addictions in the workplace

Jonathan Chapnick
Yesterday was Bell Let's Talk Day 2015 for mental health. But despite all the "talking" yesterday, there was something missing, particularly in relation to the discussion around workplace health.
News
Feb 7, 2014
Photo: flickr/Todd Huffman

Canada needs to adopt a prison harm reduction program

Denise Denning
The success of harm reduction programs internationally and the high rates of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canadian prisons signals the need for the Canadian government to adopt this program in prisons.
Podcast
Jan 31, 2014

Abbotsford strikes down 9-year harm reduction ban

Redeye
Injection drug users and their allies scored a major victory in Abbotsford, B.C. on January 13 when the city council voted to lift the ban against harm reduction measures such as a needle exchange.
Podcast
Nov 8, 2013

Forum: The Case for Heroin Assisted Treatment in Canada

Redeye
Pivot Legal hosted a forum to discuss the benefits of prescribing heroin to profoundly addicted users. The discussion featured Dr. Gabor Maté, Dr. Bruce Alexander, Dave Murray and Scott Bernstein.
News
May 22, 2013

Addiction, enablers and Rob Ford

Heather Morgan
The culture of collusion around addicts who refuse to even admit they have a problem is a serious concern with anyone in a position of power.
Podcast
Jan 14, 2013

Hamilton says no to a downtown casino

Progressive Voices
Organizers Matthew Green and Daniel Jelly discuss the proposal of building a casino in downtown Hamilton and the widespread resistance to it within the community.
Podcast
Nov 11, 2011

Solutions to Vancouver's homelessness crisis

Pivot Legal Society
In the run-up to municipal elections on November 19, Ivan Drury explains 3 easy steps that would be easy for city hall to implement to solve the homelessness crisis, at almost no cost to taxpayers.

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