A regulated drug supply is the best deal on offer to shrink public health costs and enforcement budgets and repossess the drug market from organized crime...
Premier Jason Kenney said lockdown factors such as reduction of in-person treatment programs have contributed to a larger number of opioid-related deaths than ever before.
Canadians are sharply divided on the issue, said a Privy Council Office report.
The health department had a backlog of 20,000 reports it failed to track, and no idea of the volume of drugs diverted to the black market.
While we're all fretting over covid, our kids are falling prey to the opioid crisis.
Since November, Ally, as she was known to friends, suffered three overdoses, but her life was saved each time. She was then 11 years old.
In 2020, drug-related overdoses claimed 372 lives in the province, a disturbing increase of 87% over 2019.
The Angus Reid survey found 48 per cent of people said the opioid crisis is now worsening in their own community and two-thirds want to see...