Category: Poverty and addiction

Supreme Court ruling on Insite will mark turning point in city’s drug strategy

What’s the next step in the City of Vancouver’s fight against poverty and addiction? That question was very much in the air this morning at a meeting of the Four Pillars Coalition convened by Mayor Gregor Robertson. It’s been… Read More

Bevel Up: a teaching guide for street nurses

Tonight’s screening of Bevel Up, a riveting documentary/teaching guide about Vancouver’s street nurses, provided the starting point tonight for Pacific Cinematheque’s retrospective series on the work of Vancouver film maker Nettie Wild. Produced two years ago, the film… Read More