Lethbridge has seen a record number of drug-related deaths since ARCHES was forced to shut down its supervised consumption site last summer.
Last month, the Lethbridge Overdose Prevention Society had 17 charges dropped against them by the provincial court. The City of Lethbridge is appealing that decision.
But has it changed anything?
Three of the lobbyist were staffers for Jason Kenney.
December 2020 saw the most drug-related deaths of any December on record, and tied for the most of any month on record.
The Canadian government is changing the criminal code to address racism in the federal justice system. Kaycee Madu doesn’t like it.
Alberta government data shows that Lethbridge EMS responses in November 2020 were at their highest levels since the SCS closed last summer.
Recent Alberta government data shows that when Lethbridge SCS usage was high, deaths and EMS responses were low.
Here’s the thing though: shutting down drug houses doesn’t make communities safer.
In today’s issue of the Lethbridge Herald, the publisher and advertising manager, Brian Hancock, took the liberty to use his platform to share his personal opinion about recent developments regarding the drug crisis in Lethbridge. He disparaged the now-defunct supervised consumption site, which was operated by ARCHES, as well as the mobile overdose prevention site […]