Archive for the 'Insite and Drugs in Canada' Category

The new Conservative strategy on supervised injection sites : twist and shout

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

hyp·o·crite : a person who acts in contradiction to his or her stated beliefs or feelings. 

Health Minister Tony Clement wrote in a recent article that the research findings surrounding Insite (Vancouver’s supervised injection site) are “mixed”.  He claims to be guided by science.  This makes one wonder why he would ignore the recommendation of his [...]

Countering the Statistical Deception and Rhetoric surrounding Insite and Harm Reduction

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

If we are going to argue the benefits of harm reduction policies, and specifically the Insite Facility in the Downtown East Side of Vancouver, we need to be intellectually honest and not be guided by overblown rhetoric or ideology.  Conflicting ideas are beneficial and often lead to insightful debate and discussion. The mistake which is [...]

Insite and The Drug War

Friday, April 13th, 2007

Post your comments/feelings/ideas I will be posting a blog in the near future.