BC Has Launched a Class Action Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers
Oxycontin producer Purdue Pharma is one of 40 defendants accused of driving up health costs.
How a Sober Partying Movement Emerged From Canada's Opioid Crisis
Party4Health wants to use “partying as a positive social force.”
Former BC Health Minister Warns Ontario a New Opioid Disaster Is Coming
Something worse than fentanyl is making its way east, Terry Lake says.
Canada's Biggest Health Board Calls for Drugs to be Decriminalized
The move comes amid a record-breaking number of opioid-related deaths across the country.
Drug Users Want to Lead Victoria’s Opioid Crisis Battle
Give us more money, say peer-run harm reduction groups like SOLID.
The Opioid Crisis Is Mostly Killing Men, New Stats Show
Public health experts aren’t sure why the gender split on Canadian opioid-related deaths grew even wider in 2017.
Scenes From a Small Community Grappling With the Overdose Crisis
Photos from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, where an estimated five people overdose a day.
‘Everybody’s Dying’: What It’s Like to Struggle With Addiction in 'The Soo'
We meet Kylie, 20, who almost died from an overdose last year in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
How the Opioid Crisis Is Different in Small Communities
Meet Desiree Beck, who, until recently, was the sole harm reduction worker for a 50,000-square-kilometre area of northern Ontario.
New Initiative Helps Dealers Protect Customers from Fentanyl-Laced Drugs
Harm reduction workers in Toronto are giving dealers tips on how to avoid contaminating their supply.
The Secret Housing Program Giving Safe Drugs to Addicted Residents
Vancouver’s Portland Hotel Society has been quietly running an opioid substitution program for more than a year.
How Depressing Overdose Stats Could Derail Opioid Crisis Progress
We’ve seen it happen with climate change. Here’s how experts keep going without feeling doomed.