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Following through on a commitment to rapidly move forward with the decriminalization of simple possession in the City of Vancouver, Mayor Stewart announced that the City’s preliminary application was submitted...Read More
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March 02, 2021
The City of Vancouver announced today it had purchased a building at 2075 Kingsway that will provide approximately 65 new units for people experiencing homelessness, once renovations are complete in...Read More
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March 01, 2021
Mayor Kennedy Stewart was pleased to see new data released by Angus Reid that shows that Canadians understand the overdose crisis's severity and want governments to take action. Encouragingly, a...Read More
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March 01, 2021
More people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, including those sleeping at Strathcona Park, will soon have access to a safe, warm and secure place to stay with 24 hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week support....Read More
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February 22, 2021
Today, Mayor Kennedy Stewart responded to the BC Coroner’s 2020 Overdose Report that represents a tragic loss in Vancouver. 408 people died from, poisoned drugs in 2020 and more than one person...Read More
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February 11, 2021
Mayor Kennedy Stewart today issued this statement following confirmation from Canada’s Minister of Health that Health Canada will begin formal discussions on Vancouver’s plan to decriminalize simple possession of all illicit drugs.
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January 27, 2021
A recent poll by Research CO. indicates that a majority of Vancouverites back Making HOME, Mayor Kennedy Stewart's plan to make owning a home a reality again for the middle...Read More
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December 22, 2020
Despite COVID-19, Mayor Kennedy Stewart says Vancouver is on track to exceed 2020 rental and social housing targets, with nearly 5,000 new homes approved as of September.
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December 16, 2020
Vancouver, BC– Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s plan to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs moved one step further following the December 8 submission of a letter to federal Minister of Health Patty...Read More
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December 09, 2020
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