To further reduce the likelihood of an overdose, and offer people who use drugs an opportunity to better cope with their addiction, serious consideration should be given to managing the supply of drugs they consume.
The combination of different substances can produce reactions many times more severe than a drug used in isolation, making it hard to predict a drug overdose. Photograph courtesy of Pixabay
The rate of illicit drug use and overdose in Canada is not slowing down. Overdose deaths and hospitalization from opioid poisoning are increasing at an alarming rate.
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Elections Canada says number of conditions—the pandemic, the 'minority government context,' campus closures—make the program unfeasible, as setting up those polling stations 'requires significant planning.'
MPs will be able to continue to charge the central House budget for the cost of items like masks and hand sanitizer, or office reconfiguration as a result of COVID-19, until Sept. 30, among other measures.
As of January, $185-million of the $761-million approved for the first five years of work on the Centre Block building and construction of the underground welcome centre, up to 2021-22, has been spent.