While the overdose epidemic worsened, we experienced police crackdowns, bail conditions and red zoning charges that put our lives at risk.
Jordan Westfall is an activist and organizer for the human rights of people who use(d) drugs. For the past three years he has co-organized the National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis. He holds a Masters degree in Public Policy from Simon Fraser University.
The Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed that 2,923 Canadians died of opioid-related overdose between January and September of 2017.
04/05/2018 14:10 EDT
It should shame this country to no end that our federal government is still afraid to see this epidemic for what it is in reality.
03/15/2018 09:43 EDT
The federal government's response is so far from appropriate, so far from adequate and so far from stemming the tide of death that many have lost hope.
09/12/2017 16:36 EDT
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