As opioid crisis worsens, Quebec Senator Dalphond targets fentanyl sent through Canada Post
Figures compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada show that there was a total of 30,843 apparent opioid toxicity deaths between January 2016 and March 2022.
Progressive Senator Pierre Dalphond, left, and Liberal MP Ron McKinnon. Dalphond recently introduced legislation in the Senate that would restrain the distribution of fentanyl through Canada Post. McKinnon has said he would sponsor the bill in the House if it passes the Senate. Photograph courtesy of Senator Dalphond's office, photograph courtesy of LinkedIn