Toronto Mayor John Tory, public health officials and other politicians held a meeting to discuss how the city is going to tackle the growing opiod issues.
The Toronto Overdose Early Warning and Alert Partnership will delve into the fentanyl-fueled crisis that has been causing major concern across the country.
Hundreds have died in British Colombia from fentanyl-related overdoses and Tory says he has been warned by other politicians to get ready.
Over the past few months, police have made multiple seizures of fentanyl in a variety of forms in Niagara, Welland, and Burlington.
Hamilton police called a recent seizure of liquid fentanyl a “game changer.”
Fentanyl is a prescription medication that is 100 times more potent than morphine and just one hit can be deadly.