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Overdose prevention site one step closer in London

... exploring the idea of overdose prevention sites. "It's a response a quick response to increased individuals dying of opioid overdose," says Shaya Dhinsa of the Middlesex-London Health Unit. Last w... read more

The questions and answers: What you need to know about the opioid crisis

The Ottawa drug squad keeps getting reports back from ... are they? Ontario launched its first opioid strategy last fall, including measures to prevent people from becoming addicted to prescription op... read more

Watson pledges help for injection sites if province pulls funding

His most recent statement is the clearest indication yet that the mayor has warmed to the sites. "If the province cuts their funding and Health Canada does not step in ... has put a freeze on funding ... read more

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semi-automatic assault weapons," she tells Piers Morgan. "It's going to ban big clips, drums or strips, of more than 10 bullets." Admitting to being "very angry" following the unimaginable horror that ... read more

Political Junkie Recaps Trump's Executive Actions, Staff Changes

Political Junkie Ken Rudin has much to discuss from events over the weekend, including more executive action from President Trump and the reactions that followed. In response to a ban on travel to the ... read more

Mayor's decision to block funding for pop-up safe injection site 'heartless,' councillor says

An Ottawa city councillor is calling the mayor's decision to block provincial funding for the ... operated by Overdose Prevention Ottawa (OPO), in Raphael Brunet Park. Kitichissippi Councillor Jeff Le... read more

Ottawa police budget proposes $18-million increase — with some creative accounting

But what the force says is “one-time” funding is actually funding ... If this budget is approved by council, only the 2019 funding would be approved. Mayor Jim Watson told city council Wednesday he wo... read more

Harm Reduction

Wisconsin Legislator Will Be Back With a Legalization ... feedback for the report.] Canada's Ontario to Move Forward on Safe Injection Sites. The provincial government has decided to keep its overdose ... read more

From scandal-plagued politicians to natural disasters, a look back at 2013

An in-brief look back at some of the most significant news events ... singer Finn Hudson in the hit TV musical series "Glee," was found dead in a Vancouver hotel room from an overdose of heroin and al... read more

Vigil held for woman who died after getting trapped in clothing donation bin

The Ontario Coalition Against Poverty issued a news release on Thursday ahead of the vigil saying women’s shelters across the city were full on the night that Papineaul died. “The sub-standard back .. ... read more

Fed Spending: How Would You Cut It?

The Congressional Budget Office says the deficit this year will top $1.2 trillion ... Mark from Oklahoma writes: How about sending back ten million illegal aliens so their own government can support, ... read more

Some drug users 'yo-yoing' to avoid an overdose, paramedics say

As the death toll in B.C.'s overdose ... funding to help with the crisis, which will be paying for medical resupply stations in high-overdose areas and additional modes of transportation for paramedic... read more

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