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Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited

Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited
Four Pillars pioneers former Vancouver mayor Philip Owen and the city's former drug policy coordinator Donald MacPherson. Is support for progressive policies slipping off city's radar? Photo by Christopher Grabowski.

In this five-part series including in-depth audio reports as well as text articles, The Tyee and the University of British Columbia's documentary radio series, The Terry Project on CiTR, investigate the state of Vancouver drug policy.

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Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited

Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited

What happened to North America's boldest drug policy experiment?

Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn / 5 Sep 2014


Vancouver's Drug Prevention 'Pillar': How Strong Does It Stand?

Vancouver's Drug Prevention 'Pillar': How Strong Does It Stand?

What's being done to keep young people from slipping into addiction? Second in a series.

Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn / 12 Sep 2014


The Methadone Split: Cracks in Vancouver's Treatment Pillar

The Methadone Split: Cracks in Vancouver's Treatment Pillar

Third in a series on 'Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited.'

Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn / 19 Sep 2014


In Surrey, 'Harm Reduction' Drug Approaches a Hard Sell

In Surrey, 'Harm Reduction' Drug Approaches a Hard Sell

Fourth in a series on 'Vancouver's Addiction Ambitions, Revisited.'

Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn / 26 Sep 2014


In Vancouver and Seattle, Winding down the War on Drugs

In Vancouver and Seattle, Winding down the War on Drugs

How alternatives to tossing users in jail are paying off. Last in a series.

Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn / 3 Oct 2014