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British Columbia

Activity: Memorial Mural – International Overdose Awareness Day
Date: 31/08/2020
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Carnegie Community Centre
401 Main Street, at the corner of Hastings Street, in the old Carnegie Public Library building in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, British Columbia
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Overdose Prevention Society
Contact: Sarah Blyth
Phone:
Email: blyth2008@gmail.com

A memorial mural was unveiled Monday in front of the Carnegie Community Centre, to enable families and friends of people who have passed away from an overdose to have a public way to show grief and honour their loved ones.

The mural has been designed by local artist Smokey D, and also features a blank space for anyone to write the names of their own loved ones.