A statement by Maple Ridge’s homeless and low-income drug user activists. Last week on June 6, a group of homeless and low-income drug users, activists, and supporters started an unsanctioned overdose prevention site on provincially-owned land in Maple Ridge. During the thirty minutes that the Ridge Meadows OPS was open to the public, three people […]
For Immediate ReleaseJune 4, 2019 UNCEDED KATZIE & KWANTLEN TERRITORY (MAPLE RIDGE): Homeless and low-income drug users are calling a press conference to demand Fraser Health immediately open an Overdose Prevention Site (OPS) in Maple Ridge. For over two years, Anita Place Tent City saved hundreds of lives as an unsanctioned, community-run OPS. Now closed […]
Thursday, June 13 | 1:00pmOutside the Port Coquitlam Courthouse | 2620 Mary Hill Road STOP POLICE HARASSMENT OF HOMELESS PEOPLE IN THE TRI-CITIES! BUILD HOMES NOW! Homeless people in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody are pushed into hiding by the “Tri-Cities Model” of dealing with homelessness by disappearing homeless people. Police and bylaw officers […]
Join the Stop Demovictions Burnaby Townhall this Wednesday, June 5 2019, 6:30-8:30 PM, at the 3rd floor of the Burnaby Neighbourhood House, 4460 Beresford Street (across from Metrotown Skytrain Station) The City of Burnaby has been busy lately! On May 13th, the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing released its interim report that recommended 10 […]
Saturday, May 11, 20191:00 pm – 3:00 pmSurrey RCMP Main Detachment14355 57 Ave, Surrey Please invite your friends and share widely! You can count on the Surrey RCMP to show up at community events and festivals, take selfies, and hand out stickers to kids. This is part of a concerted effort to normalize the massive […]
International day of action against evictions and outrageous rents – Saturday, April 6, Metrotown, 2pm
Rally and action on Saturday, April 6, 20192pm in front of Metrotown Skytrain Station, 4401 Beresford StreetMore information to come about the action next week! * We will hold a Townhall prior to this day on Wednesday, April 3rd! Join us at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House at 6.30pm to hear more about this call for action and […]
Tuesday March 5th, 4:00pm outside Anita Place tent city on 223rd St and 117 Ave.
Support Anita Place Tent City – call for fire safe heating now, and for the Province to buy the apartment building across the street for social housing at 100% welfare/pension rate.
The frontlines of struggle against colonialism are everywhere: Alliance Against Displacement statement in unity with the Wet’suwet’en
On Monday, January 7th the RCMP and the office of Canada’s Prime Minister, began enforcing a Supreme Court injunction and started an invasion of the sovereign territory of the Gitdumt’en and Unist’ot’en Clans of the Wet’suwet’en nation, located in the north-central part of so-called British Columbia. The RCMP is a paramilitary organization that was founded […]
Rally against police power on November 24 at 2:00pm outside Surrey City Hall. Massive funding for police comes at the expense of social programs and resources, like community centres and youth programs, which could actually address some of the root causes of violence in our communities. By divesting from the police, we can invest in real community solutions.