Letter: Poor location for supervised drug-use site


I agree with letter writer Roger Parker, regarding the downtown area (‘Whole new approach is needed,’ Sept. 7):

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I go to Desert Gardens, which is on Seymour Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, three times a week during the day to attend programs. I also go there in the evenings for dinners.

Since Interior Health has introduced the supervised drug-use RV, what one sees on the street is disgraceful, especially since there are two seniors complexes almost next door and across the street from the RV.

Could they not move this supervised drug-use site to a better area, so seniors and others are safe?

Jan Odgaard

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