Downtown Eastside

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Oct 11, 2011
Over 200 women blocked traffic and called for a 'new fair, just, and inclusive inquiry that centres the voices and experiences and leadership of women, particularly Indigenous women, in the DTES.' Photo: Courtesy of Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Why the B.C. Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry fails

Harsha Walia
Grassroots groups support endangered women in the Downtown Eastside against a political system that cuts public programs while prioritizing corporate bailouts. These groups have abandoned the inquiry.
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May 13, 2011
Insite in Vancouver. Photo: Stephen Dyrgas/Flickr

The verdict is in: Insite saves lives

Peter Wrinch
Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite -- the most thoroughly studied health-care site in Canada's history; all studies point to it saving lives. Yet the feds continue to fight it in court.

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