"Human Rights vs. Collective Security": Homelessness in Vancouver Issue/problem A recent article from the Globe and Mail states that “East Hastings and Main [is] ground zero for Vancouver’s homelessness and drug addiction problem (Lederman 1). To many people, therefore, the idea of homelessness and drug addiction can be linked together as one single problem. Despite this trend, there are other people, including members of the media and those in charge of public policy implementation, who recognize that homelessness in Vancouver is a more complex issue. As Cormier writes, the beliefs about homeless people being primarily single and drug addicted are inherently wrong. There has been a 200 per cent increase in families visiting homeless...The end:
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