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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...

Edmonton and Lethbridge are the first cities in Alberta to get Health Canada’s approval to open safe injection sites for opioid drug use. Alberta Associate Health Minister Brand Payne told the press that the decision to move ahead with these safe injection sites will reduce...

Saskatchewan may be known as the province with flat farming fields, but it’s also known for its increasing problem with addiction. In Regina, the second most populous city in the province, crime rates are high, addiction is growing and Andy Bhatti, Professional Interventionist, believes it...

People are continuing to overdose on opioids in Alberta and the drug crisis is worsening by the day. A newly released report by the Government of Alberta states that in the second quarter of 2017, 119 people have died from apparent drug overdoses related to...

A new federal law is aiming to reduce the number of people who die from overdoses in Canada. Jane Philpott, Minister of Heath, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice, announced that the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act...

A newly released report has put Calgary at the forefront of fentanyl-related drug overdoses across Alberta. In the first quarter of 2017, 113 people have died from apparent drug overdoses related to fentanyl in the province. In comparison, 70 people died in the first quarter...

With Canada's plans to legalize marijuana soon it’s important to educate ourselves and find the positive aspects in what the government is proposing....