A strong healthcare system is vital to address unforeseen crises.
British Columbia was the first province to declare a public health emergency for fentanyl, and the first to deregulate life-saving naloxone kits, and get them into the hands of first responders and at-risk British Columbians.
By March 31, 500 new addiction treatment beds and more than 20 overdose prevention sites will have opened.
Your government demanded action, and the Trudeau government responded by regulating pill presses, simplifying the approval process for supervised consumption sites, and coordinating efforts against trafficking with Canada’s partners in the People’s Republic of China.
Your government is taking action – and ready to do more.