Public meeting on lessons from Tent City and presentation to City Council a Success

9 Oct

On Oct. 7th a public meeting was held at the Queen Street Commons to discuss the lessons from tent city. This discussion included an intervention from VANDU and their experience dealing with the opiate epidemic in Vancouver. Discussion . on Safe Suply and the need ror those affected directly being the decision makers was key.It was pointed out that during the weeks of October 22nd to September 12th when the tent city was engaging in safe supply there was zero overdoses in the applied areas as well as significant drop in crime and addicts were able to live normal lives and be productive members of society.

This was followed by a presentation at city council where we put forward our answers to the drugs problem we were invited by council to participate in the region sub committee to make our proposal a reality.

here is our proposal

here is our presentation to council i start seaking around the 18 minute mark

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