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Vancouver reduces criminal diversion fee for some individuals

Those who qualify can pay $50 to participate

By Carlos Fuentes, Columbian staff writer
Published: September 15, 2023, 4:37pm
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Last month, the city of Vancouver reduced the participation fee for its criminal diversion program to promote access for low-income individuals.

The city had charged between $500 and $700 to participate in the prosecution diversion program — a program for offenders with minimal criminal history that provides an alternative to criminal conviction.

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