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Richard Elliott, a lawyer and the executive director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, speaks during the Stimulus 2018 conference in Edmonton this past week.
Richard Elliott, a lawyer and the executive director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, speaks during the Stimulus 2018 conference in Edmonton this past week. Kalisha Mendonsa / Chroma Capture Photography

Conference calls for decriminalization of possession of illicit drugs

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
October 6, 2018 - 5:04pm Updated: October 7, 2018 - 10:15am

This past week -- for the first time in a decade -- a national harm reduction and drug policy conference was held in Canada.

Stimulus 2018 was held in Edmonton and organized by a Red Deer woman with plenty of expertise in the field.

Glenn MacLeod with Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools leads a drumming circle and dance lesson at St. Teresa of Avila School for Orange Shirt Day 2018.
Glenn MacLeod with Red Deer Catholic Regional Schools leads a drumming circle and dance lesson at St. Teresa of Avila School for Orange Shirt Day 2018. rdnewsNOW / Josh Hall

Orange Shirt Day continues to build legacy of reconciliation in local schools

By Josh Hall and Sheldon Spackman
September 28, 2018 - 12:05pm

It’s a day to raise awareness of the residential school experience in Canada, honour its survivors and for people to come together in remembering, recovering and reconciling while promoting that Every Child Matters.

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