In August 2020, pairs of running shoes were hung on Vancouver's Burrard Street bridge with personal messages attached. Each pair represented a life lost to a drug overdose.

As the fentanyl-fuelled overdose crisis continues its inexorable and deadly spread eastward from its epicentre in the West, Canadians overwhelmingly want compulsory treatment for people suffering from opioid addictions.

In a survey being released today by the

Angus Reid Institute

, 71 per cent believe the problem is getting worse even though most say they are much less concerned about it than the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Source:: Vancouver Sun – Politics

      

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