Fatal opioid overdoses in Ontario surge during COVID-19 pandemic: report

Ontario’s opioid crisis has worsened dramatically during the pandemic, with the homeless population and those who were unemployed accounting for a significant portion of fatal overdoses, a new report has … Read More

Despite record drug deaths amid coronavirus, Trudeau still won’t support decriminalization

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is continuing to distance himself from growing calls to decriminalize personal possession of hard drugs, despite a recent spike of overdose deaths across multiple provinces amid … Read More

Discussion on decriminalizing drugs should be considered in wake of opioid deaths: Tam

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 22, 2020 2:53 pm     Updated August 22, 2020 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … 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