From $5 incentives to on-the-street vaccines, Vancouver’s public health authority created a tailored approach to vaccinating the Downtown Eastside.
Organizers called out the B.C. government for allowing drug users to die in record numbers while pouring resources into its COVID-19 response.
Closed libraries and drop-in centres. Water fountains shut off. Ace Lovell found himself living on the street at the worst possible time.
In the Downtown Eastside, ground zero for Canada’s opioid crisis, a new wave of fatal overdoses has Vancouver's top doctor worried.
This is a big deal.
Canada’s first in-depth study of release conditions found life-threatening consequences for users banned from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Capsules of CBD, THC, and the herbal painkiller kratom are part of a DIY harm reduction effort that police aren’t planning to shut down.
I had one foot in two worlds and I was an outsider in both.
Breaking down the city’s contradictory reputations as the epicentre of an overdose “bloodbath” and a beacon of progressive drug policy.
Meet the tenants living in the city’s most complained-about single room occupancy hotels.
At a vigil in the city's hard-hit Downtown Eastside neighborhood, family and friends remember hundreds lost.
Researchers say men are more likely to use drugs alone, which has been called a death sentence in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.