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Join Andy Bhatti on December 8, 2018 from 12-2PM at Save On Foods in Langley for a Celebrity Christmas Food & Toy Drive. All donation proceeds will go to Sophie's Place youth child advocacy Centre. Come meet Theo Fleury, Dave Babych, Kirk McLean, Jason Day...

Drug checking in British Columbia has found that hidden fentanyl is involved in the majority of overdose deaths in the province. The BC Centre on Substance Use has taken a leading role in responding to this unprecedented public-health emergency. With the help of Vancouver Foundation,...

As the Alberta opioid crisis continues, the opioid response commision has had its term extended for an additional 18 months. The commission is a group of law enforcement, Indigenous community members, harm-reduction experts, parents and those affected by the opioid crisis themselves. The hope for...

The need for drug rehabs in Alberta is increasing by the day as the Calgary fentanyl problems continue. A new report by Alberta Health suggests that Alberta residents are dying at alarming rates from accidental drug poisonings related to fentanyl. According to Global News, 74...

More Canadians died of opioid overdoses in 2017 than ever before, according to new information released by Health Canada. In 2016, 2,861 people died of fatal overdoses with 88% of them being accidental. In the first nine months of 2017, 2,923 people died with 92%...

Wait lists for rehab centres are so long that people are losing their battle while waiting for drug treatment in Alberta. Deaths from accidental opioid overdoses in Alberta were up 40% in 2017 compared to 2016. In the first three quarters of 2017, from January...

Deaths related to overdoses hit a historical high in Vancouver, BC last year. The city reported that there were an estimated 335 deaths related to illicit drug overdoses in 2017. That’s almost one casualty due to overdoses a day. These numbers are up 42% from...

With drug overdoses on the rise in Canada, professional interventionist Andy Bhatti knows that something has to change in order to save Canadians from ending their lives. The Public Health Agency of Canada announced on Monday that at least 1,460 people have died of opioid...

The province of Alberta has approved and will be developing pilot projects in Edmonton and Calgary for drug addicts. The projects will allow patients to inject the opioid drug hydromorphone under the supervision of medical professionals. Hydromorphone is an extremely strong pain medication that is...