Staggering mental health, addiction stats push northern First Nations to call for emergency declaration – CBC News [2023-09-13]

Chiefs of First Nations in northern Ontario are calling for a public emergency and social crisis to be declared, emphasizing the disproportionate mental health and addictions issues facing their communities compared to the rest of the province. The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority’s […]

Thousands of Canadian drug users dying as government red tape limits help, advocates say – CBC News [2023-07-13]

The historic core of Cobourg, Ont., brims with small-town charm. There are stately buildings, quaint shops and old-fashioned iron lampposts decorated with hanging flower baskets. The local business authority even coined a hashtag, “#8BlocksofAwesome.” But on Friday nights, just steps off the postcard main […]