downtown east side
The Good Samaritan law, which provides legal protection for those who call 911 to report an overdose, comes as Canada grapples with an overdose crisis
The statement comes in contrast to recommendations from BC health officials to decriminalize opioid drugs.
128 people died from drug overdoses in November alone, and fentanyl is mostly to blame
Fentanyl has killed scores in Canada's poorest neighbourhood. Many have taken matters into their own hands in the fight against overdoses.
Scenes from the downtown east side of Vancouver, which struggles with addiction.