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A Comic About the Opioid Epidemic In my Small Town (Part One)
Jon ClaytorFebruary 5, 2024

Jon Claytor: A Comic About the Opioid Epidemic In my Small Town (Part One)

Bea's Story
December 8, 2023

Bea's Story Presentation Sponsored by Dr. Peter Centre at CCSA, 2023

The Sky's The Limit
December 8, 2023

The Sky's the Limit Presentation Sponsored by Dr. Peter Centre at CCSA, 2023

Drug Data Decoded
Euan Thomson, Nicholas BoyceDecember 1, 2023

Net-Widening the War on Drugs

Passions Gala
November 30, 2023

Dr. Peter Centre’s Passions Gala

Safe Supply Now
October 30, 2023

DULF Saves Lives: Solidarity Links

File photo. Vancouver has approved lifting the indoor smoking ban at safe consumption sites in Vancouver.
Tiffany CrawfordMay 31, 2023

Vancouver votes to lift the city's indoor smoking ban for safe consumption sites

The Dr. Peter team posing in front of a wall painted with a mural in Quebec City
April 27, 2023

Canadian Association for HIV Research Conference

Clem Fong posing in front of the poster he presented at the 2023 BC Substance Use Conference
April 20, 2023

BC Substance Use Conference

The Dr. Peter team posing in front of a wall painted with a mural in Victoria, BC.
March 27, 2023

The unique community-based models of drug checking and inhalation services in Victoria, BC

Representatives from organizations across the country met in Vancouver around the COVID-19 Vaccine micro contributions project.
March 22, 2023

Vaccine Workshop in Vancouver

Advancing Safe Supply Through Options
February 28, 2023

“Innovating Beyond Exclusively Medicalized Approaches” Policy Brief and Recommendations

The Alberta city has changed its rules at a time when people who use drugs have fewer safe spaces to do so.
Doug JohnsonFebruary 21, 2023

“Regressive Thinking” Ends Syringe, Pipe Distribution at Edmonton Transit Stations

Moms Stop the Harm advocates and supporters march from Centennial Square to the B.C. Ministry of Health building where pictures of loved ones hang on display during the sixth anniversary to mark the public health emergency of the declaration due to the significant increase in opioid-related overdose, in Victoria, on Thursday, April 14, 2022. British Columbia will become the first province tomorrow to decriminalize people who carry a small amount of illicit drugs for their personal use. PHOTO BY CHAD HIPOLITO /THE CANADIAN PRESS
Katie DeRosaJanuary 30, 2023

Decriminalization alone is not enough, experts warn

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Ramraajh Sharvendiran.
Ramraajh SharvendiranNovember 22, 2022

Founder of Tweak Easy receives the YMCA Peace Medal

A group of people standing in front of a mural that reads 'For the loved ones we have lost'
January 17, 2022

International Overdose Awareness Day August 31, 2021

A group of people standing in front of a mural that reads 'For the loved ones we have lost'
January 16, 2022

Ensemble Moncton Overdose Prevention Site

A man waits to have a sample of drugs tested by Vancouver Coastal Health workers at the Overdose Prevention Society in Vancouver (Briar Stewart/CBC)
January 15, 2022

CBC Radio’s The House: Tackling two pandemics

A man waits to enter the Safeworks supervised consumption site at the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre in Calgary on Aug. 26, 2021.
January 14, 2022

As physicians, the ‘safe supply’ of opioids is one of the best tools we have to tackle Canada’s drug-poisoning crisis

Close-ups of prescription pills
August 3, 2021

Splitting and sharing at overdose prevention and supervised consumption sites: What we learned

A map of the world with the text 'World Hepatitis Day 2021 Platforms a Crisis That Can't Wait' overlaid on it
July 29, 2021

World Hepatitis Day 2021 Platforms a Crisis That “Can’t Wait”

Safe Consumption Means Safe Inhalation, Too: An All-Inclusive Model
Matthew BonnJune 11, 2020

Safe Consumption Means Safe Inhalation, Too: An All-Inclusive Model