Overdose




BC 2017 Overdose Deaths – Up 43% From 2016

Victoria/Fraser Valley – More than 1,400 British Columbians died due to suspected illicit drug overdoses in 2017, according to data released by the BC Coroners Service. Fraser Valley Numbers are included below: Preliminary data indicate there were 1,422 suspected drug…





No Surprise – BC OD Deaths In 2017, Outpacing 2016

Vancouver/Victoria/Fraser Valley – A contaminated drug supply continues to pose risk to people using illegal drugs. According to data released by the BC Coroners Service, British Columbia’s illicit drug overdose deaths, through the first eight months of 2017, already have…



April BC OD Numbers – Yet Another Record

Victoria – The number of illicit drug deaths in B.C. continues to be a major cause of concern, with April 2017 showing the second-highest recorded numbers in a single month in the province, according to the latest statistics from the…