Travis Lupick launches his book Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction
, in Vancouver on November 16.
Travis is a journalist with the Georgis Straight
and winner of the Canadian Association of Journalists' Don McGillivray Award and two Jack Webster Awards for his coverage of Vancouver's drug crisis. His debut book is about the history of the controversial harm reduction program in Vancouver and how innovative strategies on dealing with addiction have saved countless lives.
The November 16 event, "The Fentanyl Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here," features a panel discussion with Travis, Don Davies (Member of Parliament for Vancouver Kingsway, NDP), Nichola Hall (co-founder, From Grief to Action), Jennifer Breakspear (executive director, Portland Housing Society), and Lorna Bird (president, Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users).
Thursday, November 16, 2017
7:00pm (Door open at 6:30)
Beaumont Studios, 316 5th Ave., Vancouver
A FREE EVENT
Books available for purchase and signing
For more information, see the Facebook event page here