Court-Imposed ‘Red Zones’ Are Ruining Drug Users’ Lives
Canada’s first in-depth study of release conditions found life-threatening consequences for users banned from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.
Ottawa is about to get its first pop-up overdose prevention site
Ottawa harm reduction workers are set to open the city's first pop-up site in response to high opioid overdose rates
Toronto opens its first legal safe injection site
It’s a temporary measure that comes a week an illegal pop-up overdose prevention site was set up in Moss Park
Police allow Toronto's first pop-up overdose prevention site to open
Harm reduction workers plan to supervise every day as people consume drugs in a tent set up in Moss Park.
Toronto is getting its first pop-up safe drug injection site
Harm reduction workers say they can't wait for the legal sites to open in the fall
safe injection site
Toronto gets its first supervised drug consumption sites — three of them
It's the 7th one to get approvals in Canada in a week
What It’s Like Saving Lives on the Front Lines of Vancouver’s Opioid Crisis
In a dramatic shift, drug overdose interventions in Downtown Eastside social housing now outpace those at Insite, say the operators of North America's first supervised injection site.
Vancouver Forced to Acknowledge ‘Unsanctioned’ Back Alley Injection Site
Looks like they're not getting shut down anytime soon.
BC Prisoners Win Battle to Access Methadone
The change in policy comes just as BC announced a public health emergency due to drug overdose deaths.
The BC Supreme Court Has Ordered Health Canada to Let Addicts Access Prescription Heroin
Last Thursday, the BC Supreme Court ordered Health Canada to stop obstructing prescription heroin for a group of entrenched drug users. This step furthers the legal battle to make access to heroin lawful treatment for qualified patients.