Daphne Bramham: Another tragic record set and no end in sight for overdose deaths

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 01:33:25 +0000

OPINION: What has remained constant since the public health emergency was declared five years ago are the demographics of the dead. Overwhelmingly, they are men in the prime of life. Most worked in construction and the trades. Many still had jobs when they died.

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Daphne Bramham: Another tragic record set and no end in sight for overdose deaths

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 01:33:25 +0000

OPINION: What has remained constant since the public health emergency was declared five years ago are the demographics of the dead. Overwhelmingly, they are men in the prime of life. Most worked in construction and the trades. Many still had jobs when they died.

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Daphne Bramham: 'I don't want Nick to be only a statistic.'

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 21:55:05 +0000

Nicholas O’Connor was one of the 170 who died of a fentanyl overdose in May, B.C.’s deadliest month since the opioid crisis began.

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Daphne Bramham: 170 died from overdoses as B.C. records its worst month ever

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 01:14:42 +0000

OPINION: With 170 dead in May and the year-to-date total already at 554, this other epidemic may now be in its own even more deadly second wave.

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Top judge questions need for police enforcement order in CRAB Park injunction case

Credit to Author: Keith Fraser| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 23:06:30 +0000

On the eve deciding whether to issue an order to clear out a homeless tent city at CRAB Park, B.C.’s top trial court judge questioned the need for a police enforcement order should he grant the injunction being sought by port authorities.

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