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Opioid Crisis

City council unanimously passed a motion to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs in November.
The move comes as Canada grapples with a devastating opioid crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Data shows a drastic decrease in the amount of fentanyl seized in 2018.
Historically, the party that wins the Peterborough-Kawartha riding, is the party that forms Canada's next government.
Maryam Monsef faces Conservative challenger Mike Skinner in a riding to watch.
He wants a policy similar to Portugal’s to make it into the Liberals’ election platform.
A regulated supply of opioid and stimulant drugs is not just a solution to the crisis, but also a human right.
We urge you to be the progressive government you promised to be, choosing human rights and evidence-based policy over ideological relics.
British Columbia is the epicentre of the crisis.