UBC medical student Elaine Hu speaks on the need for safe supply in the context of a formal public health emergency in BC that has killed 13,000 people since 2016. Speaking at the Jan. 16 2024 Rally for the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF), Hu also addressed the limits of a medical-only model for ending the drug toxicity crisis.

In this essay Maria Wallstam and Nathan Crompton provide an overview of the historical evolution of government subsidies provided to Canada’s real-estate sector. State-backed financing and mortgage insurance for the big banks have cost the public billions over the course of several decades – but it’s not the only way to do housing.