Today, Mayor Kennedy Stewart responded to the BC Coroner’s 2020 Overdose Report that represents a tragic loss in Vancouver. 408 people died from, poisoned drugs in 2020 and more than one person...Read More
Mayor Kennedy Stewart knows that building a Vancouver that works for everyone means tackling the homelessness crisis with generational investments in housing and support services, and working with Ottawa to make substance use a health issue, not a crime.
Mayor Kennedy Stewart today issued this statement following confirmation from Canada’s Minister of Health that Health Canada will begin formal discussions on Vancouver’s plan to decriminalize simple possession of all illicit drugs.
Vancouver, BC– Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s plan to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs moved one step further following the December 8 submission of a letter to federal Minister of Health Patty...Read More
Mayor Kennedy Stewart today issued the following statement following the successful passage of Vancouver’s 2021 COVID-19 response budget: “Budget 2021 is a direct response to the challenges COVID-19, focusing on...Read More
Vancouver - Mayor Kennedy Stewart today issued the following statment on the City of Vancouver reaching a settlement to expropriate the Balmoral and Regent hotels: “Bringing the Regent and Balmoral into...Read More