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Inventive but money-losing social enterprises plus complicated real-estate ventures drove PHS Community Services into a deficit
I'm hoping that whoever takes over for the executive director -- and for his other cronies who believe in their own sense of righteous importance and entitlement -- will look again at these programs with clearer eyes and sharper minds. I truly hope we will soon see some positive changes in this long-running DTES agency that has served a lot of needy people.
In my lengthy experience with addiction, both as a practicing addict and as a professional therapist, I've seen that controlled drinking and/or using just doesn't work because, as we who work in this field well know, addiction is a progressive condition that becomes worse over time.
Many extreme alcoholics on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside hardly ever drink beer or wine — instead they drink rubbing alcohol
The federal government does not support two vending machines in Vancouver that dispense crack pipes as part of a campaign
Two brightly decorated vending machines are the first in Canada to dispense crack pipes as part of a campaign to reduce the