“Vancouver’s mayor has decried a decision by Doug Ford’s government to freeze funding to overdose prevention sites in the midst of a deadly and worsening opioid crisis.
“It is a huge step backwards to diminish harm reduction efforts that are saving lives,” said Gregor Robertson, speaking with the Star’s editorial board on Wednesday about how Vancouver is tackling a surge of overdose deaths. “Harm reduction is the bare minimum to manage an epidemic of this magnitude.””
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