Seen and Heard: SPPG’s First Forum on Aboriginal Policy

Silvia Ciobotaru First Nations hold a unique place in Canadian history. While Aboriginal groups played a key role in the establishment of our country, centuries of discrimination and disenfranchisement have resulted in a number of disturbing realities. In recent decades, issues affecting Aboriginal communities including lack of education and housing, unemployment, substance addiction, and criminalization […]

The War on Supervised Injection Services

Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy On July 10, the Toronto Board of Health will review a report from the City’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. David McKeown that, if adopted, could help secure the health and safety of thousands of vulnerable intravenous drug users in Toronto. Released on June 21, the Staff Report recommends that the Board of Health work with the Ontario government to create […]