Monthly Archives:May 2015

Access and justice

This post is part of ourPersonal perspectives on access to justiceseries.True access to justice requires reflection on justice as much as on accessShibil Siddiqi is a lawyer at Neighbourhood Legal Services,a community legal clinic serving Toronto's Downtown Eastside.He is also a Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Global Power and Politics at Trent University.

Supervised drug consumption sites: a matter of community health

Cécile Kazatchkine is a Senior Policy Analyst with the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.
Janet Butler-McPhee is their Director of Communications and Advocacy.
In September 2011,in Canada vs.PHS Community Services Society,the Supreme Court of Canada decided to allow Insite–Vancouver's life-saving supervised consumption site–to remain open without risk of prosecution.