Why Solutions to Vancouver's Mental Health Crisis Are Being Undermined

The VPD reports that 1 in 5 of the calls they respond to involve mental illness. Among the five recommendations that could reduce this inappropriate police involvement is the development an urgent care centre in Vancouver that will be staffed by psychiatrists. Anyone who has waited many hours in a crowded ER with a very psychotic person knows that this makes sense.

Spending Claims 'Hysterical'

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson hit back at a report that suggests City Hall's spending is out of control, by calling the claims made by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, "hysterical"....