The following is a statement from the mayors of Burnaby, Kamloops, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Port Coquitlam, Saanich and Victoria in support of the City of Vancouver's application to Health Canada to decriminalize simple possession: Mayors from across British...Read More
I support the City of Vancouver's application to decriminalize the simple possession of drugs and support a health-focussed approach to tackling the overdose crisis.
I hope @JustinTrudeau @PattyHajdu: approve this health exemption, stop stigma & save lives with #drugdecrim.
Today, as part of an ongoing and iterative process, the City of Vancouver announced that the final proposal for the “Vancouver Model” of decriminalization of simple possession has been submitted...Read More
Mayor Stewart joined Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services (VFRS) Chief Karen Fry along with Vancouver Coastal’s (VCH) Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Patricia Daly in welcoming Captain Jonathan Gormick as...Read More
Following through on a commitment to rapidly move forward with the decriminalization of simple possession in the City of Vancouver, Mayor Stewart announced that the City’s preliminary application was submitted...Read More
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
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