Of course, it’s Vancouver. Why this city is poised to lead Canada’s drug revolution

A recent poll of more than 1,200 people from Narrative Research suggests Canadians are divided over the issue, with 44 per cent supporting decriminalization. Support was highest in B.C. at 53 per cent. “What we can do is reassure the prime minister and federal officials, Vancouver knows what it’s doing,” said Libby Davies, a former NDP MP and longtime Downtown Eastside activist. “We have a really stellar history of harm reduction, of steady progress, measurement and accountability. They should trust Vancouver.”