Supreme Court to hear injection site appeal

CBC News

Canada’s top court has announced it will hear the federal government’s appeal in relation to Vancouver’s supervised drug-injection site.

Earlier this year, the B.C. Court of Appeal dismissed an attempt by the federal government to shut down Insite, the provincially funded facility on the city’s troubled Downtown Eastside, and ruled the injection site has a constitutional right to exist.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2010/06/24/bc-supervised-injection-site-appeal.html#ixzz0rmuS7qCw
 

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