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Feb 28, 2021
In a video statement, Khaleel Seivwright called the city's injunction application a "distraction"
COVID-19 has dramatically reduced municipal revenues, leaving the city with a budget shortfall of $649 million
The political fear of being seen as “soft on crime” often runs so deep that it overtakes more sensible and less expensive community safety responses to policing
But for the sites to be successful, housing advocates say, they must have overdose prevention services provided by harm-reduction staff on-site
The plan, which includes 560 new shelter spaces, doesn't support encampments enough and risks COVID-19 spread