The Beat

Friday, July 30 at 9:30pm ET/PT (8:30pmCT, 10:30pm MT) on Citytv

A controversial government decision to shut down a safe injection site in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside has everyone choosing sides. Sergeant Steinkampf takes a visiting journalist on a tour of the neighbourhood, just as housing activists decide to squat in a nearby park. Soon enough, the area’s drug dealers find a way to entrench themselves among the tents. The BET counters by sending in undercover agents. Inspector John McKay, meanwhile, is on the lookout for a prostitute he’s been trying to help get off the streets.

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