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ON POINT: Making Prison Needle and Syringe Programs Work in Canada

JOIN US for a free lively panel discussion in support of prisoners’ rights and justice. Panelists will discuss why prison needle and syringe programs are essential, how they are working in other countries, and how they might be implemented in Canada. Panel speakers: ~Daniela De Santis – Hindelbank Prison, Switzerland ~Ruth Elwood Martin – University … Continue reading

Health Issues / homelessness / housing

Prescription for Health: Supportive Housing

by Bill O’Leary Homelessness and health share a relationship that impacts the individual and the community as a whole. The experience of being homeless will compromise the health of the individual; the systemic factors/issues connected with homelessness impact health care resources from both a fiscal and care provider perspective. The value of supportive housing as … Continue reading