Responding to Canada’s opioid crisis

Canada is facing a national opioid crisis. The growing number of overdoses and deaths caused by opioids, including fentanyl, is a public health emergency. This is a complex health and social issue that needs a response that is comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based.

Canadian drugs and substances strategy

A comprehensive, collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based approach to drug policy.


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Federal Actions on Opioids – Overview

Learn about the actions being taken in response to the opioid crisis.

Illegal marketing of drugs and devices

Find out about illegal marketing techniques and how to file a marketing complaint.

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