People participate in Moms Stop the Harm protest. Image: Still from video
Jase Tanner, Emma Gregory | They came from all over B.C.'s Lower Mainland to protest the current health policy, which, they say, doesn't see the facts for what they are. Addicts have a disease, and should be treated with care.
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David J. Climenhaga | It is all but certain the UCP will close some or all of Alberta's safe drug consumption clinics. Meanwhile, officials say chances are still low of contracting COVID-19.
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Olivia Robinson | Amid an opioid crisis that claimed 4,460 lives last year in Canada, some libraries are arming themselves with naloxone in an effort to save their patrons' lives.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney with Jason Luan, associate minister of mental health and addictions, at cabinet swearing-in ceremony. Photo: Premier of Alberta/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | If the UCP doubles down and announces another inquiry, this time into foreign pharma funding of propaganda to sell Naloxone kits, we'll know they've gone over the edge.
 National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis. Screenshot
rabble staff | More than 10,000 people have died from opioid overdoses in the last three years. April 16, 2019 is the National Day of Action on the Overdose Crisis.
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Karl Nerenberg | This week, federal political parties debated how to deal with the growing crisis that claims the lives of 8-to-9 people a day in Canada.
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Face2Face | "Let Me Fall" is a beautiful and challenging new film about drug addiction, responsibility, life-changing moments, choice and why everything we do has a consequence that can affect others.