Flags of Hope Overdose Awareness Memorial for drug overdose victims is being held at St. Paul’s Church on Chapel Street in Nanaimo until Aug. 29
Flags of Hope Overdose Awareness Display will be on the Chapel Street church’s fence daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The display will run until Aug. 29, with an overdose awareness event that day at Maffeo Sutton Park from 12-4 p.m. and a candle-light vigil following that from 7-10 p.m. The display was created to show the impact of the overdose crisis by Judith Conway, from Courtenay. Conway lost her son to an overdose in 2017 and wanted to find a way to bring more awareness to the crisis and with help from friends, and a coalition called Moms Stop The Harm, she built the display.  Read more at Nanaimo News Bulletin…

Find out more about International Overdose Awareness Day here.