Media

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  • Georgia Straight: Crosses Planted in Victoria represent hundreds dying of illicit drug overdoses every year. “If they can come out of that [June 9] meeting with some funding commitments and some commitment to ease the process for instituting supervised consumption across B.C., then that will be a really big step.” (June 1 2016)
  • CBC radio: "People are trying to use together and spreading that message, but with the increase in fentanyl, people just never know what's going to happen when they're using," she said. "People need to have a safe place they can use so they're not scared and using behind dumpsters." (June 1 2016)
  • CheckNews: "For a 'high priority' public health emergency, we're not sure how taking money from existing services to pay for supervised consumption fits." (June 1 2016)
  • CTV: Group demanding safe injection sites erects 600 crosses in Victoria (June 1 2016)
  • CFAX: (interview starts at 56min)
  • CTV: Spike in Overdose Deaths Prompts Emergency (April 14 2016)
  • CheckNews: Spike in Fatal Drug Overdoses Fuels Call for Victoria Safe-Injection Site (February 24, 2016)
  • CFAX: Public Forum Wednesday on Supervised Consumption Services (February 23, 2016)
  • Vic News: Support Growing for SCS in Victoria (February 3, 2016)
  • Globe and Mail: Vancouver Island Health to explore options for supervised injection site (February 2, 2016)
  • Times -Colonist Newspaper: Victoria seeking guidance on supervised injection site (January 31, 2016)
  • CBC: Island Health revisiting possible supervised injection site in Victoria (January 29, 2016)
  • CTV: http://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.1777488  = coverage starts at 10:33ish [link needs repair]
  • CFAX: Rally Held to Support Safe Injection Site in Victoria (January 28, 2016)
  • CBC: Supervised injection site planned for Victoria — with or without feds' OK (January 28, 2016)
  • Times Colonist Newspaper: Comprehensive harm-reduction services needed; Opinion-Editorial (December 30, 2015)
  • City TV News: Overdoses spark renewed calls for safe injection site in Victoria (December 30, 2015)
  • CFAX Radio: The Drive with Terry Moore Show (December 30, 2015) [starts at 7:20]
  • http://www.cfax1070.com/
  • CBC Radio BC Almanac. The University of Victoria's Bruce Wallace and the B.C. Centre for Disease Control's Dr. Jane Buxton on what can be done to reduce fatal drug overdoses. (December 29, 2015)
  • CKNW Radio: Rash of drug-deaths ignites call for Victoria safe injection site (December 29, 2015)
  • CBC TV The National: Greater Victoria sees 8 suspected drug overdose deaths in a week (December 29, 2015)
  • CHEK TV News: Growing concern about an overdose epidemic in the Capital Region (December 28, 2015)
  • CBC TV News: Victoria overdose deaths renew call for safe injection site (December 28, 2015)