Province establishes emergency commission in response to opioid crisis - CTV News

Officials with the Alberta government announced plans for a new commission, with a focus on combating the opioid crisis in the province. Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne announced Wednesday that the provincial government had established a ...

Province announces "aggressive" plan to address Alberta opioid crisis - MetroNews Canada

The government announced the formation of a 14-member commission as well as a regulation to provide broader powers to the minister of health. Share on Facebook. Tweet · Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Associate Minister of ...

Braid: Alberta takes a big step in fight against opioid deaths. It's about time - Calgary Herald

Lorna Thomas holds a photo of her son Alex Thomas at the Alberta Legislature on Wednesday. Alex's death at age 22 was related to drug dependence. Larry Wong / Postmedia Network. Share Adjust Comment Print. There, the NDP finally said it. Alberta's ...

Province commits millions to fight opioid crisis - 660 News

Alberta is allocating $30 million to fight opioid overdoses, something the province is now declaring a public health crisis. On Wednesday morning, Associate Minister of Health Brandy Payne announced previously committed budget funding will go towards ...

Opioid emergency response to be guided by new commission - MorinvilleNews.com

The province says it has established a dedicated emergency commission to help ramp up Alberta's ability to respond to the opioid crisis. The Minister's Opioid Emergency Response Commission, created with a new regulation under the Public Health Act, has ...

Alberta declares opioid public health crisis, announces $30M increase and new panel to address deaths - Globalnews.ca

Fentanyl is seen in pill-form in this undated file photo from police in Alberta. Alberta Law Enforcement Response / File. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News' editorial staff without any editorial influence by the sponsor. If you ...

Alberta government creates new commission to combat opioid crisis - Edmonton Journal

Lorna Thomas holds a photo of her son Alex Thomas at the Alberta Legislature on Wednesday May 31, 2017. Alex's death in 2012 was related to drug dependence. Larry Wong / POSTMEDIA NETWORK. Share Adjust Comment Print. The province is creating ...

'Our aim ... is to keep people alive': Alberta invests $30M to deal with opioid crisis - CBC.ca

The Alberta government is setting up a 14-member commission with a $30-million budget to deal with the skyrocketing numbers of deaths caused by overdoses of fentanyl and other opioids. The Minister's Opioid Emergency Response Commission will be ...

Alberta announces $30M increase, new panel to battle rise in opioid deaths - MetroNews Canada

EDMONTON — Alberta is spending an additional $30 million and striking a panel to co-ordinate its response to an opioid addictions crisis. Associate Health Minister Brandy Payne says rapid response is critical. The panel includes representatives from ...

Province forms new regulation, commission to battle Alberta opioid crisis - MetroNews Canada

The province announced a new commission to help deal with the ongoing opioid crisis in Alberta. By: Elizabeth Cameron for Metro Calgary Published on Wed May 31 2017 10:00:00. The province unveiled what they called an “aggressive” plan on ...

Alberta government to announce 'aggressive' plan to tackle opioid crisis - CBC.ca

The Alberta NDP government will unveil an "aggressive" plan to tackle the opioid crisis Wednesday. In a news release Tuesday, the government said associate health minister Brandy Payne will announce new actions the province is taking to address the ...