B.C. asks federal government for exemption to decriminalize illicit drugs

British Columbia is asking the federal government to grant the province an exemption under federal law to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use. If … Read More

Federal government to fund safer drug supply projects in Vancouver, Victoria

The federal government is providing more than $15 million over the next four years to create four safer drug supply projects for people at risk of overdoses in British Columbia. … Read More

B.C. Premier John Horgan formally asking federal government to decriminalize illegal drugs

B.C. Premier John Horgan is formally asking the federal government to decriminalize possession of illegal drugs for personal use. In a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, … Read More

B.C. overdose deaths hit record high for second consecutive month

For the second consecutive month the BC Coroners Service is reporting a record-breaking number of illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected deaths. In June, 175 people in the province died … Read More