“Drugs: A Community Dialogue with Dr. Gabor Maté” and Cassidy ‘Freelove Poetree’ Woodley

Wednesday, June 26th edition:

Feature Report: News Now‘s Daniela Mastrocola reports on “Drugs: A Community Dialogue with Dr. Gabor Maté”, a recent event held at the All Saints Church-Community Centre. Dr. Maté places drug use and addiction within its broader social context and speaks about the inadequacies of governmental policy that criminalizes those with trauma. Listen to find out about the harm reduction public health policies that could help in Toronto, like the safe injection sites Dr. Maté supervised in Vancouver.

[Image via www.tdin.ca/resources/show_resource.cfm?id=25]

Independent Arts and Culture: Part two of our series on Toronto artists who bring light to social issues. News Now’s Hailee Ingleton talks to Spoken word artist Cassidy ‘Freelove Poetree’ Woodley on body image, media representation, and self-esteem.

[Image via twitter.com/FreelovePoetree]

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