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Talks needed on decriminalizing hard drugs to address opioid crisis, Tam says

OTTAWA—The delicate politics of drug policy were on full display this week, as Canada’s chief health officer suggested decriminalizing hard drugs should be discussed to address a spike in opioid overdose deaths, while Health Minister Patty Hajdu insisted decriminalization was not a “silver bullet” solution.… Read More »Talks needed on decriminalizing hard drugs to address opioid crisis, Tam says

‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the DTES alive

After back to back months of record illicit drug overdose deaths in B.C., a former user who escaped Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) alive after battling homelessness and addiction for decades is working to educate and inspire others with his recovery. Today Guy Felicella has a… Read More »‘I’ve been brought back to life six times’: How a B.C. man escaped the DTES alive