Vancouver is featured in this NOVA PBS documentary ADDICTION.
Hear firsthand from individuals struggling with opioid addiction and follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they investigate why addiction is not a moral failing, but a chronic, treatable medical condition.
Easy access to drugs like heroin, fentanyl, and even prescription medications like OxyContin has fueled an epidemic of addiction—the deadliest in U.S. history. Now, science is revealing how addiction affects the brain, and top experts are gathering evidence about how we should address our drug problem, from embracing evidence-based treatments, to rethinking public policies.
(Premiered Wednesday, Oct. 2018 at 9 PM ET)
A shocking incident in Vancouver's Chinatown. A man high on drugs violently knocks over a mother and her child outside a business at Pender Street and Gore. He was seen kicking cars. Vancouver Police have no found the suspect.
A shocking incident at Harbour Centre Tim Hortons in Downtown Vancouver. A man stabs a tourist at the restaurant. Very scary!
A 27-year-old man is in custody in connection to a random stabbing at a Tim Horton's in Downtown Vancouver over the weekend. Police released security footage of the horrific incident that happened on Saturday January 22nd.