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Opioid crisis in Niagara is ‘out of control’

The opioid crisis in Niagara is said to be "out of control" - as paramedics were called to a record number of suspected overdoses...

Opioid crisis deadlier during the pandemic

The opioid crisis throughout Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara has turned deadlier during the pandemic. Isolation and the closed border have contributed to a spike...

Opioid-related deaths in Ontario increased nearly 40 per cent since COVID-19:...

Opioid-related deaths in Hamilton have more than doubled since the province declared a state of emergency because of COVID-19. That's according to a new report...

Good Samaritan saves woman’s life in Norfolk County

Ontario Provincial Police says the quick-thinking actions of a Good Samaritan saved a woman’s life in Norfolk County last week. Officers responded to reports...

Opioid crisis showing signs of improvement

A St. Catharines safe consumption site says it's optimistic that a regional opioid crisis is showing signs of improvement. After some municipalities in southern Ontario...

Ontario to join proposed lawsuit against opioid manufacturers

Ontario will join British Columbia’s proposed class action lawsuit against dozen of opioid manufacturers. The provincial government is expected to make the announcement on Monday....

Spike in the number of opioid overdoses in Hamilton

The city of Hamilton is looking to establish a permanent supervised injection site for drug users In the first few weeks of February, Hamilton had...

Opioid epidemic in St. Catharines

Downtown St. Catharines has been hit hard by the opioid crisis with the number of deaths and overdoses at an all time high. There have...

Safe Injection sites

Hamilton's overdose prevention site has been open since June and has seen a steady increase of the number of people using the services there....

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