Drug Strategy News

Posted On Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Read the Steering Committee's letter to the Province of Ontario in support of Overdose Prevention Sites and Supervised Consumption Services.

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Posted On Wednesday, October 03, 2018

This is a series of short videos that were developed to provide more context and understanding about the opioid crisis in Waterloo Region. The videos are airing on CTV throughout August and include perspectives from local partners and individuals with lived experience of drug use. The videos highlight community collaboration and aim to bring more understanding and compassion to the issues.
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Posted On Friday, June 08, 2018

Welcome! We hope you find our new website helpful and easier to navigate. It’s now as easy to use on your smartphone as your desktop. Take a tour and please tell us what you think. (Please note Search may need up to 24 hours for a one-time update with all of the new information) 

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Posted On Thursday, March 22, 2018

On March 22nd Waterloo Regional Police seized a purple substance with a consistency like ‘play dough’. Health Canada has since confirmed this is carfentanil.

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Posted On Monday, October 09, 2017

Health Canada has just notified the Waterloo Regional Police Service that a sample tested from Waterloo Region is Cyclopropyl Fentanyl. Cyclopropyl Fentanyl is a type of fentanyl, however its effects in people are unknown.

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