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Andrea Woo

Andrea Woo is a Vancouver-based reporter with a focus on substance use, mental health and drug policy.
Latest articles
Health officials in B.C., Toronto call for widespread decriminalization of illicit drugs
‘How could this happen?’: After losing loved ones to opioids, grieving relatives take action
Everyday racism hinders Indigenous women with HIV from accessing care: study
Homeless people in Surrey encampment moved to modular housing
Quassa replaced as Nunavut premier after non-confidence vote just 7 months into the job
B.C. agency releases first guidelines on treating youth with opioid-use disorder
Employees say Starbucks anti-bias training in Canada well-intentioned but missed mark by using U.S. curriculum
Decision on hearing over proposed zoning changes to Vancouver’s Chinatown set for Tuesday
Rafal Gerszak
20 questions with Kerry Jang
Report says supply, not taxes, needed to ease Vancouver’s housing crisis
Number of B.C. children on ADHD medication is ‘concerning,’ UBC study finds
Tent erected in Vancouver as a rebel supervised drug-use site is now one of the busiest in B.C.
Residents brace for a second wave in flood-ravaged Southern Interior of B.C.
High temperatures threaten more flooding in B.C. as military assists with relief efforts
Volunteers work to secure flood-hit areas in B.C. amid threat of storms
B.C. seeks military aid as rising floodwaters trigger warnings, evacuations
Federal prisons to offer clean needles to injection-drug users
Atypical overdose symptoms becoming a growing trend after high-dose, quick fentanyl injections
For The Globe and Mail
Ottawa to implement warning stickers on prescription opioids
British Columbia cracks down on drug-making equipment