In 2020, Campbell River stores reported 275 cases of shoplifting to the RCMP. That is in a city, is the situation similar in more remote settings like Cortes Island?Continue reading Shoplifting in City and Country
Tired of break-ins, a Campbell River thrift store is opening its door to people experiencing homelessness to shop for free two days a month.Continue reading Campbell River thrift store opens doors to homeless
By Jen St. Denis, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter
Vancouver’s council made history this week by asking the federal government for an exemption from Canadian drug laws to decriminalize possession of drugs for personal use.
Council voted on the motion the same day the BC Coroners Service reported 1,386 people have died so far this year of an overdose, with deaths increasing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading Vancouver asks for an exemption from Canadian drug laws
By Jen St. Denis, The Tyee, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterContinue reading Vancouver To Decriminalize Poverty