Health Canada - Working for Canadians

Working for Canadians

A new series on the issues we are tackling and the actions we are taking to keep Canadians safe and healthy.

Drug Analysis Service Laboratories

Our labs work with drug enforcement agencies to analyze suspected illegal drugs. Take a peek inside one of our labs to find out how they contribute to the fight against the opioid crisis in Canada.

Good Samaritan law

Learn how Health Canada is raising awareness of the Good Samaritan Law and how it can protect people who may witness an overdose.

Opioids toolkit

Access videos such as "What is fentanyl?" and "Prescribed an opioid?"; view stories of people touched by the opioid crisis; and find other resources such as posters on the signs of an opioid overdose. For more information, please visit

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