Interfaith vigil aims to honour overdose victims and their families, friends
When we think of people affected by the overdose crisis, says Peter Elliott, our first thoughts are usually for the people who have died.
But the dean of Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Vancouver says so many people are affected — even beyond the victims' families, friends, and the first responders and community workers on the front lines.
Meghan McMenamie, the interim site leader for social workers at St. Paul's Hospital in downtown Vancouver, says the vigil will also give first responders and community workers an opportunity to honour and mourn the people they've lost to overdoses.
Matt Meuse reports