Canada's response to the opioid overdose crisis

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The Government of Canada is coordinating a response to the opioid overdose crisis to advance actions in the areas of prevention, harm reduction, treatment and enforcement.

Prevention and harm reduction

Non-supervised consumption sites offering drug checking - Text description

The table below lists all of the non-supervised consumption sites offering drug checking services, or can be searched by province or territory:

Non-supervised consumption sites offering drug checking
Province/
Territory
City Location Approval date Expiry date Authorized services
Ontario Toronto

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

100 Stokes St

July 24, 2020 July 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
Ontario Toronto

St. Michael's Hospital
(St. Michael's Hospital)

30 Bond St

July 24, 2020 July 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
Quebec Montreal

Checkpoint
(CACTUS Montréal)

1300 Sanguinet St

May 25, 2022 May 31, 2025 Drug checking
Quebec Montreal

GRIP
(Groupe de recherche et d'intervention psychosociale)

This mobile site services the following region:
Province of Quebec

September 9, 2022 September 30, 2025 Drug checking
Opioid crisis-related health research - Text description

The table below lists opioid crisis-related health research projects by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and can be searched by province or territory:

Opioid crisis-related health research
Province/
Territory
City Organization Project Funding
Alberta Calgary

University of Calgary

2500 University Dr NW, T2N 1N4

Best Practices and Contextual Factors Enhancing Prevention & Treatment of Opioid Dependence in Indigenous Contexts in Alberta: Realist & Meta-Ethnographic Review $95,000
Alberta Calgary

University of Calgary

2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Assessing the Needs of Vulnerable Sub-populations: A Scoping Review of Best Practices in Response to the Opioid Crisis $59,749
Alberta Calgary University of Calgary Blood Tribe Winter Count of the Opioid Crisis: Evaluating Origins, Community Response, and Outcomes of Kainai First Nation's Opioid Strategy $100,000
Alberta Edmonton University of Alberta Implementing supervised consumption services in acute care: Evaluating a novel opioid crisis intervention $99,996
Alberta Calgary University of Calgary Assessing a Take Home Naloxone Program that Provides Free Kits to All: Using Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness Analyses to Determine the Optimal Distribution $80,716
British Columbia Vancouver

University of British Columbia

2329 West Mall, V6T 1Z4

E-health Interventions to Decrease Opioid-related Mortality: A Rapid Realist Review $109,980
British Columbia Vancouver

University of British Columbia

2329 West Mall, V6T 1Z4

Addressing Social Determinants in the Opioid Crisis: A Systematic Review on Socio-economic Marginalization and Overdose $107,750
British Columbia Vancouver

University of British Columbia

2329 West Mall, V6T 1Z4

Will this patient develop a prescription opioid addiction? The Rational Clinical Examination systematic review $75,145
British Columbia Victoria

University of Victoria

3800 Finnerty Rd, V8P 5C2

Toward an Equity Oriented Framework to Inform Responses to Opioid Overdoses (EOF): A Scoping Review $60,000
British Columbia Vancouver

University of British Columbia

2329 West Mall, V6T 1Z4

A scoping review to identify the impact of different legal approaches on opioid-related harms and mortality $59,982
British Columbia Vancouver

University of British Columbia

2329 West Mall, V6T 1Z4

Patient-Centered Care for Addictions Treatment: A Scoping Review $58,070
British Columbia Vancouver

University of British Columbia

2329 West Mall, V6T 1Z4

Systematic Review of Naloxone Interventions in Opioid Overdoses $110,000
British Columbia Vancouver University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health Network Meta-Analysis of Opioid Agonist Treatments for street opioid users $145,350
British Columbia Vancouver BC Centre on Substance Use Housing and overdose risk environments: A community-based participatory research study $650,632
British Columbia Vancouver University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health Program of Outcomes Research on Treatment with Injectables for Addiction $1,101,600
British Columbia West Vancouver First Nations Health Authority (West Vancouver, BC) Indigenizing harm reduction in response to the opioid crisis: A scoping review and community-based research projects with First Nations in BC $2,505,376
Ontario Toronto

Sinai Health System

481 University Ave M5G 2E9

A Realist Review of Multidisciplinary Care for Opioid Tapering $109,991
Ontario Hamilton

McMaster University

1280 Main St W, L8S 4L8

A systematic review of interventions to promote safer and more effective opioid prescribing for chronic non-cancer pain $109,859
Ontario Toronto

Institute for Work & Health

481 University Ave, M5G 2E9

Informing an 'all hands on deck' approach to the opioid crisis: A systematic review of the effectiveness of prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and enforcement strategies to prevent and reduce opioid-related harms $109,537
Ontario Toronto

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond St, M5B 1W8

Developing Opioid Prescribing Recommendations for Abdominal Surgeons that Change Practice through User Informed Systematic Reviews $109,507
Ontario Ottawa

Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

1053 Carling Ave, K1Y 4E9

Comparing Psychosocial Interventions and Establishing Core Outcomes for Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder $108,100
Ontario Toronto

University of Toronto

246 Bloor Street West M5S 1V4

The Invisible Epidemic: A Spotlight on the Opioid Crisis Among Seniors $59,999
Ontario Toronto

Institute for Work & Health

481 University Ave M5G 2E9

Cannabis and the opioid crisis: Scoping the literature to understand the relationship between cannabis and opioid use and related benefits and harms $59,645
Ontario Toronto

OntarioAgency for Health Protection and Promotion

80 University Ave M5G 1V2

Scoping review of comprehensive community-based interventions to reduce opioid-related harms $59,612
Ontario Toronto

University Health Network (Toronto)

101 College St, M5G 1L7

Identification and Management of Opioid Misuse, Abuse and Diversion in the Palliative Care Population: A Scoping Review $55,425
Ontario Toronto St. Michael's Hospital Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Relationships in Ontario for Supervised Consumption and Overdose Prevention Evaluation (ASTROSCOPE) $100,000
Ontario Ottawa University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research Evaluating Ontario's rapid access addiction medicine (RAAM) model of care to address the Canadian opioid crisis $96,962
Ontario Toronto St. Michael's Hospital Evaluation of Overdose Prevention Sites (OPS) in Toronto: An Urgent Public Health Response to the Opioid Crisis $100,000
Ontario Toronto St. Michael's Hospital The Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies (ONPP): a multiple method evaluation of naloxone distribution, access, program acceptability, and risk avoidance $100,000
Ontario Toronto Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Health system evaluation of the gap in treatment for the delivery of opioid agonist treatments among individuals with opioid use disorder in Ontario $99,997
Ontario Toronto Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Implementation evaluation of barriers and facilitators to buprenorphine use in Canada using a behaviour change framework to identify effective strategies for change $99,965
Ontario Kingston Queen's University Evaluating the outcomes and experiences of chronic pain self-management support with an opioid de-prescribing intervention: a mixed methods study $100,000
Ontario Ottawa Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Evaluation of Project ECHO Chronic Pain and Opioid Stewardship in Ontario: Impact on Primary Care Practitioners' Self-Efficacy, Knowledge, and Prescribing Behaviours $98,874
Ontario Toronto Sinai Health System MEDOTATE: Meditation for Depression and Opioid use in chronic pain - an rcT for Assessment of Efficacy $99,995
Quebec Montreal

Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM)

3840 St Urbain St, H2W 1T8

Relative frequency and risk factors for prolonged opioid therapy following surgery and trauma among adults: a systematic review $109,800
Quebec Montreal

Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

2155 Guy St H3H 2L9

Preventing opioid prescription after major surgery: A scoping literature review on opioid-free postoperative analgesia $59,866
Quebec Montreal Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre An integrated interdisciplinary primary care approach to the use and misuse of opioids in chronic pain: A Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy Study $99,715
Quebec Sherbrooke University of Sherbrooke Using opioid-responsive bands to prevent overdoses among opioid-users on their own at home: acceptability and impact of counseling on behaviour and use $100,000
Quebec Montreal Montreal West Island IUHSSC-Jewish General Hospital Interventions for the Opioid Crisis: A Systematic Review Examining Approaches in the Canadian Context and Vulnerable Sub-Populations $99,997
Nova Scotia Halifax

Dalhousie University

6299 South St, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Prescription Monitoring Programs for Regulating Opioid Prescribing: A Systematic Review $67,846
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John's, NL A1C 5S7

Healthcare provider knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices surrounding the prescription of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain: A systematic review and synthesis with a focus on clinical inertia $107,556
Supervised Consumption Sites currently offering services - Text description

The table below lists of all the supervised consumption sites offered in select cities along with location and other information about the site or can be searched by province or territory:

* Due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Health Canada recommends contacting sites directly to confirm that they are open and to verify their operating hours.

Supervised Consumption Sites currently offering services
Province/
Territory
City Location Approval date Expiry date Authorized services
Alberta Calgary

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre
(Alberta Health Services)

1213 4th St SW

January 31, 2020 January 31, 2023
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
Alberta Edmonton

Boyle McCauley Health Centre
(Boyle McCauley Health Centre)

10628 96th St

June 17, 2022 June 30, 2025
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Alberta Edmonton

George Spady Centre Society
(George Spady Centre Society)

10015 105A Ave NW

April 29, 2022 April 30, 2027
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Alberta Edmonton

Royal Alexandra Hospital
(Alberta Health Services)

10240 Kingsway Ave

March 25, 2022 March 31, 2027
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
Alberta Grande Prairie

Northreach Mobile Supervised Consumption Service
(Northreach Society)

10101 97A St

February 28, 2020 February 28, 2023
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
British Columbia Surrey

SafePoint
(Fraser Health Authority)

10681 135A St

June 24, 2021 June 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
British Columbia Vancouver

Dr. Peter Centre
(Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation)

1110 Comox St

January 28, 2022 January 31, 2025
  • Injection
British Columbia Vancouver

Hope 2 Health
(BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS)

611 Powell St

September 24, 2021

September 30, 2024

  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
British Columbia Vancouver

Insite
(Vancouver Coastal Health)

139 East Hastings St

March 31, 2020 March 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
British Columbia Victoria

The Harbour Supervised Consumption Service
(Island Health)

941A Pandora Ave

June 24, 2022 June 30, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Greater Sudbury

Réseau ACCESS Network - Energy Court
(Réseau ACCESS Network)

24 Energy Crt

May 13, 2022 May 30, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Guelph

Guelph Community Health Centre
(Guelph Community Health Centre, HIV/AIDS Resources & Community Health, and Guelph Family Health Team)

76 Wyndham St N

January 31, 2020 January 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Hamilton

Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre (interim site)
(Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre)

70 James St S

December 3, 2021 November 30, 2022
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Kingston

Integrated Care Hub
(Kingston Community Health Centres)

661 Montreal St

October 29, 2021 October 31, 2022
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Kitchener

Supervised Consumption Site - Kitchener
(Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services and Sanguen Health Centre)

150 Duke St W

October 22, 2021 October 31, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario London

Carepoint Consumption and Treatment Interim Trailer
(Regional HIV/AIDS Connection and Middlesex-London Health Unit)

446 York St

May 31, 2020 March 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Ottawa

Healthy Sexuality and Risk Reduction Unit
(Ottawa Public Health)

179 Clarence St

September 16, 2022 September 30, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
Ontario Ottawa

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre
(Sandy Hill Community Health Centre)

221 Nelson St

April 29, 2022 April 30, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Ottawa

Somerset West Community Health Centre
(Somerset West Community Health Centre)

55 Eccles St

June 17, 2022 June 30, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Ottawa

Trailer 2.0
(Ottawa Inner City Health, Inc.)

256 King Edward Ave

September 27, 2021 September 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Peterborough

Peterborough CTS
(Peterborough AIDS Resource Network and Peterborough 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic)

220 Simcoe St

May 25, 2022 May 31, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario St. Catharines

StreetWorks Supervised Consumption Site
(Positive Living Niagara)

105 Queenston St

September 25, 2020 September 30, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Thunder Bay

PATH525
(NorWest Community Health Centres and Dilico Anishinabek Family Care)

525 Simpson St

March 31, 2020 March 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral

Ontario

Toronto

Casey House DHP Supervised Consumption Services
(Casey House)

119 Isabella St

May 25, 2022

May 31, 2025

  • Drug checking
  • Inhalation
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
Ontario Toronto

Casey House Inpatient Supervised Consumption Services
(Casey House)

119 Isabella St

May 25, 2022 May 31, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
Ontario Toronto

Fred Victor Centre
(Fred Victor Centre)

145 Queen St E

February 25, 2022 February 28, 2025
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

Kensington Market Overdose Prevention Service
(The Neighbourhood Group)

260 Augusta Ave

November 26, 2021 November 30, 2022
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

Moss Park Consumption & Treatment Service
(South Riverdale Community Health Centre)

134 Sherbourne St

January 31, 2020 January 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre
(Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre)

168 Bathurst St

March 16, 2022 March 31, 2025
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

Parkdale Supervised Consumption Service
(Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre)

1229 Queen St W

March 31, 2020 March 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

Regent Park Community Health Centre Consumption and Treatment Service
(Regent Park Community Health Centre)

465 Dundas St E

January 31, 2020 January 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

South Riverdale Community Health Centre
(South Riverdale Community Health Centre)

955 Queen St E

November 26, 2021 November 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

Street Health
(Street Health)

338 Dundas St E

March 25, 2022 March 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Ontario Toronto

The Works
(City of Toronto)

277 Victoria St

October 29, 2021 October 31, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
Quebec Montreal

CACTUS Montréal
(Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal)

1244 Berger St

June 24, 2021 June 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Quebec Montreal

Dopamine
(Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal)

4205 Ontario St E

June 24, 2021 June 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Quebec Montreal

Anonyme Mobile Site (Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal)

This mobile site services the following region:

Island of Montreal

June 24, 2021 June 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Quebec Montreal

Spectre de Rue
(Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'Île-de-Montréal)

1278 Ontario St E

November 26, 2021 November 30, 2024
  • Drug checking
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Saskatchewan Saskatoon

PHR
(Prairie Harm Reduction)

1516 20th St W

March 25, 2022 March 31, 2023
  • Drug checking
  • Inhalation
  • Injection
  • Intranasal
  • Oral
  • Peer assistance
Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) - safer supply projects - Text description
Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP) - safer supply projects
Province/
Territory
City Organization Project details Funding Approval date Expiry date
British Columbia Vancouver MySafe Society Offer a new way to provide medication to people living with opioid use disorder as an alternative to the toxic illegal drug supply and to help prevent overdoses. The MySafe machine resembles an ATM, and after verifying the patient's identity with a palm scan, provides patients with access to their existing prescriptions for hydromorphone pills. The project operates at five sites in four cities across Canada. $3,250,385 February 2021 March 2023
British Columbia Vancouver Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Deliver a safer supply program that will prescribe pharmaceutical-grade opioids to people most at risk of overdose. The project focuses on those who have been diagnosed with an opioid use disorder and who have not been helped by traditional substance use services and treatments. $4,374,823 July 2020 March 2024
British Columbia Nanaimo AVI Health and Community Services Society Provide pharmaceutical alternatives to the toxic drug supply and develop a sustainable collaborative care network, which will bring together health care providers including physicians and nurses, harm reduction services, people with lived/living experience of substance use, pharmacies, Indigenous communities and other allied health care workers. $1,242,904 July 2022 January 2024
British Columbia Victoria AVI Health and Community Services Society Deliver a community-based, flexible safer supply model with health care provider oversight in order to address the increased risk of overdose posed by the toxic illegal drug supply during the COVID-19 outbreak. $4,602,623 July 2020 March 2023
British Columbia Vancouver Providence Health Care Research Institute Establish a safer supply program in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver for people at risk of overdose and death due to the increasingly toxic illegal drug supply during the COVID-19. In partnership with the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, the project offers a personalized, low-barrier approach, with a variety of opioid medications available and extended operating hours. $3,645,000 July 2020 March 2023
British Columbia Vancouver Kilala Lelum Health Centre (Urban Indigenous Health and Healing Cooperative) Expand existing services at the Urban Indigenous Health and Healing Cooperative health centre in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to include safer supply and Indigenous Elder-led cultural healing programs. The project improves the health and wellbeing of Indigenous people living with opioid use disorder and reduces associated harms during the COVID-19 outbreak. $3,404,403 July 2020 March 2023
British Columbia Vancouver University of British Columbia Promote, expand and evaluate the uptake of injectable opioid agonist treatment (iOAT) carry doses (iCarries) with a person-centred care approach. $237,458 March 2022 March 2023
British Columbia Vancouver University of British Columbia Evaluate the experiences of people recently released from incarceration in seeking prescribed safer supply; and determine the impact of obtaining prescribed safer supply on community integration, risk of overdose, health and wellbeing post-release. $595,328 July 2022 December 2023
British Columbia Victoria Vancouver Island Health Authority Provide pharmaceutical-grade medication as an alternative to the toxic illegal drug supply for people in Cowichan Valley who have not responded to other forms of treatment for opioid use disorder. $1,873,030 June 2020 March 2024
Ontario London London InterCommunity Health Centre Help reduce harms related to the toxic illegal drug supply by providing prescribed opioids to patients with opioid use disorder during the pandemic and beyond. $6,510,007 March 2020 March 2024
Ontario Ottawa Pathways to Recovery Expand upon existing Ottawa community-based services to prescribe pharmaceutical opioids for those at greatest risk of overdose and death. $5,762,326 July 2020 March 2023
Ontario Thunder Bay NorWest Community Health Centres Implement a pilot safer supply program within the Norwest Community Health Centre. The program's prescribers will provide assessment, monitoring, and prescriptions for daily-dispensed, take-home oral hydromorphone to eligible clients. $1,501,486 July 2022 September 2023
Ontario Toronto Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre Provide pharmaceutical-grade medication to people experiencing severe opioid use disorder and connect patients with important health and social services, including treatment, which may be more difficult to access during the COVID-19 outbreak. $3,036,616 July 2020 March 2023
Ontario Toronto South Riverdale Community Health Centre Support people with opioid use disorder who are at a greater risk of overdose and other harms related to the toxic illegal drug supply. $6,371,484 June 2020 March 2023
Ontario Toronto Toronto Public Health Establishing the first safer supply project in Toronto to offer injectable hydromorphone for people with opioid use disorder. Operating out of "The Works," the project will help people with opioid use disorder who do not respond to currently available safer supply and treatment services and who remain at high risk of overdose. The project will also help clients access and remain connected with health, housing, income and community programs that meet their specific needs. $2,938,987 April 2021 March 2023
New Brunswick Fredericton River Stone Recovery Centre This initiative offers a pharmaceutical alternative to toxic, illegal methamphetamine and opioids. The project offers individualized care plans, flexible medical appointments, oral and injectable opioid agonist therapy, a pharmaceutical alternative to stimulants and other social and health services. $5,247,344 July 2020 March 2024
Ontario Hamilton The AIDS Network (TAN) Provide people who use drugs in with a pharmaceutical-grade medication as an alternative to the toxic illegal drug supply, and wraparound supports such as employment opportunities and access to harm reduction programming. The project will also create a trained peer support team to work with people who use drugs to achieve wellness and stability. $875,882 June 2022 December 2023
Ontario Kitchener K-W Working Centre for the Unemployed (The Working Centre) This low-barrier and harm reduction focused initiative improves both individual and community health and safety by eliminating exposure to the harms, including death, attributable to the toxic unregulated drug market, and connects participants to the multi-sectoral village of supportive relationships and opportunities while concurrent upstream efforts address systems-level inequities. $3,565,332 March 2021 March 2023
Ontario Guelph Guelph Community Health Centre Increase the capacity of the current program from 10 to provide an estimated 150 individuals with access to prescription hydromorphone, as well as wrap-around care. $2,442,802 April 2021 March 2023
Ontario Peterborough 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Pilot the use of a nurse practitioner to deliver safer supply to 10 patients in Peterborough. The project will provide evidence and guidance on how to expand safer supply programs to smaller communities and best meet their unique needs. $1,006,838 April 2021 June 2023
Ontario London London InterCommunity Health Centre The London InterCommunity Health Centre will bring together community health organizations, primary care teams, private practice providers and federally funded safer supply projects across Canada to build expertise in the delivery of safer supply services. $996,501 May 2021 March 2023
Québec Québec Projets de Québec The Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec (MSSS) is managing the SUAP funds in the province of Québec. L' Institut national de santé publique du Québec and l'Institut universitaire sur les dépendances have been mandated by the MSSS to develop projects targeting safe supply in collaboration with community partners. $4,873,281 September 2020 March 2024
Supporting Pathways to Care for People Who Use Drugs - Text description
Supporting Pathways to Care for People Who Use Drugs
Province/
Territory
City Organization Project details Funding Approval date Expiry date
British Columbia Vancouver BC Centre for Disease Control Create new pathways to care for people who use drugs that are currently in the correctional system. The project is developing new policies and guidelines relating to how testing for sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI) is conducted at provincial correction centres, with the goal of increasing uptake of testing among people who are incarcerated. People who use drugs are overrepresented in correctional institutions and there is a high prevalence of STBBIs among this population. STBBI testing represents an important entry point to care for people who use drugs, both in correctional facilities and in the community. $614,503 July 2020 March 2022
British Columbia Vancouver University of British Columbia Build the capacity of healthcare organizations to better respond to the needs of people who use drugs who often experience barriers to care and/or marginalization at the point of care. The project will review and enhance existing guidance, educational resources, and tools of EQUIP, an evidence-based and theoretically informed complex intervention. It aims to reduce health inequities at the point of care and better address stigma related to substance use and marginalizing experiences of people who use drugs. $804,612 June 2020 March 2022

Treatment

Emergency Treatment Fund (ETF) bilateral agreements - Text description

The table below lists all of the provinces and territories where a bilateral agreement has been signed:

Emergency Treatment Fund (ETF) bilateral agreements
Province/
Territory
City Name of agreement Project description Total funding Date signed
Alberta Edmonton Canada-Alberta Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $48.2 million March 14, 2019
British Columbia Victoria Canada-British Columbia Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $71.7 million September 5, 2018
Manitoba Winnipeg Canada-Manitoba Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. nearly $9.2 million December 7, 2018
New Brunswick Moncton Canada-New Brunswick Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. $7 million August 10, 2018
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $4.2 million June 28, 2018
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Canada-Northwest Territories Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $760,000 January 22, 2019
Nova Scotia Halifax Canada-Nova Scotia Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $6 million March 14, 2019
Nunavut Iqaluit Canada-Nunavut Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. $750,000 December 7, 2018
Ontario Toronto Canada-Ontario Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $102 million January 23, 2019
Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Canada-Prince Edward Island Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. nearly $1.1 million February 15, 2019
Quebec Quebec Canada-Quebec Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. $43.7 million August 23, 2018
Saskatchewan Regina Canada-Saskatchewan Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. $12.4 million November 13, 2018
Yukon Whitehorse Canada-Yukon Emergency Treatment Fund Bilateral Agreement The Emergency Treatment Fund provides one-time emergency funding of $150 million for provinces and territories to improve access to evidence-based treatment services. This funding is matched by the province and territory beyond the first $250,000. more than $945,000 December 17, 2018
Problematic substance use treatment for First Nations and Inuit - Text description

The table below lists where problematic substance use treatment is available for First Nations and Inuit:

Problematic substance use treatment for First Nations and Inuit
Treatment centre Community Province/
Territory
Problematic substance use treatment for First Nations and Inuit
Beaver Lake Wah Pow Treatment Centre Lac La Biche Alberta First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Blood Tribe Youth Wellness Centre Standoff Alberta First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Footprints Healing Centre Morinville Alberta First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Kainai Healing Lodge Centre Cardston Alberta First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Kapown Rehabilitation Centre Grouard Alberta First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Wood Buffalo Wellness Society (Mark Amy Centre) Fort McMurray Alberta First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Carrier Sekani Family Services Addictions Recovery Program Vanderhoof British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Gya' Wa' Tlaab Healing Centre Haisla British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Kackaamin Port Alberni British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Namgis Treatment Centre Alert Bay British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Nenqayni Wellness Centre Williams Lake British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
North Wind Wellness Centre Dawson Creek British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Round Lake Treatment Centre Armstrong British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Telmexw Awtexw Treatment Centre Agassiz British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Tsow-Tun Le Lum Society Lantzville British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Wilp Si'Satxw House of Purification Kitwanga British Columbia First Nations communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to problematic substance use programming funded by the First Nations Health Authority. Find a treatment centre near you.
Native Addiction Council of Manitoba Winnipeg Manitoba First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Nelson House Medicine Lodge Nelson House Manitoba First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Peguis Al-Care Centre Peguis Manitoba First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Sagkeeng Mino Pimatiziwin Family Treatment Centre Fort Alexander Manitoba First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Whiskyjack Treatment Centre Norway House Manitoba First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Lone Eagle Treatment Centre Elsipogtog New Brunswick First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Rising Sun Eel Ground New Brunswick First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Wolastoqewiyik Healing Lodge Tobique First Nation New Brunswick First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Charles J. Andrew Youth Treatment Centre Sheshatshiu Newfoundland and Labrador First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Eagles' Nest Recovery House Shubenacadie Nova Scotia First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Mi'kmaw Lodge Treatment Centre Eskasoni Nova Scotia First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Anishnawbe Health Toronto Toronto Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Benbowopka Treatment Centre / Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig Blind River Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Dilico Adult Residential Treatment Thunder Bay Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Ka-Na-Chi-Hih Thunder Bay Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Migisi Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centre Kenora Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Mino Ayaa Ta Win Healing Centre Fort Frances Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Native Horizons Treatment Centre Hagersville Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Ngwaagan Gamig Recovery Centre Inc. Wikwemikong Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre Muncey Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Reverend Tommy Beardy Memorial Family Wee Che He Wayo-Gamik Treatment Centre Muskrat Dam Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Sagashtawao Healing Lodge Moosonee Ontario First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Centre de réadaptation Miam Uapukun Inc. Moisie Quebec First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Centre de réadaptation Wapan La Tuque Quebec First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Mawiomi Treatment Services Inc. Gespagegiag Quebec First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Onen'to:kon Healing Lodge Kanesatake Quebec First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Walgwan Centre Gespagegiag Quebec First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Wanaki Centre Maniwaki Quebec First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Armand Bekkattla Clearwater River Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Athabasca Health Authority Outpatient Program Black Lake Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
BTCIH Youth Outreach North Battleford Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Cree Nations Treatment Haven Canwood Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Ekweskeet Healing Lodge Onion Lake Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Leading Thunderbird Lodge Fort Qu'Appelle Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Mistahey Musqua Treatment Centre Loon Lake Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Sakwatamo Lodge Prince Albert Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Saulteaux Healing & Wellness Kamsack Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
White Buffalo Youth Inhalant Treatment Centre Inc. Prince Albert Saskatchewan First Nations and Inuit communities with problematic substance use challenges have access to federally funded substance use treatment centres. Find a treatment centre near you.
Provincial and Territorial treatment and support services - Text description
Provincial and Territorial treatment and support services
Province/
Territory
Treatment and support services
Alberta

Find opioid treatment and support services in Alberta:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

British Columbia

Find opioid treatment and support services in British Columbia:

First Nations

Additional resources

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

Manitoba

Find opioid treatment and support services in Manitoba:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

New Brunswick

Find opioid treatment and support services in New Brunswick:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Find opioid treatment and support services in Newfoundland and Labrador:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

Northwest Territories

Find opioid treatment and support services in the Northwest Territories:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the territory.

Nova Scotia

Find opioid treatment and support services in Nova Scotia:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

Nunavut

Find opioid treatment and support services in Nunavut:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the territory.

Ontario

Find opioid addiction resources and treatment services for adults and youth receiving funding from the Province of Ontario.

Resources

Note: This does not represent all opioid treatment and supports in the province. For other opioid addiction related information, see Ontario.ca/opioids and Ontario.ca/painkillers.

Prince Edward Island

Find information on opioid treatment, naloxone, needle exchange and the opioid situation in Prince Edward Island.

Quebec

Find opioid treatment and support services in Quebec:

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

Saskatchewan

Find opioid treatment and support services in Saskatchewan:

Resources

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the province.

Yukon

Find opioid treatment and support services in Yukon:

First Nations

  • Kwanlin Dun First Nation Jackson Lake Healing Camp Services
    A program that integrates First Nation cultural ways of healing and clinical approaches.
    Telephone: 867-633-7800, email: reception@kdfn.net

Additional services

  • Referred Care Clinic Yukon provides opioid treatment service:
    Social work, psychiatry and mental health services, long-term prescribing of methadone and opioid agonist treatment to people with opioid use disorder.
    Telephone: 867-668-2552, 210 Elliott Street

Note: This information does not represent all opioid-related treatment and support services available in the territory.

Enforcement

Enforcement initiatives to address and intercept illegal opioids - Text description
Enforcement initiatives to address and intercept illegal opioids
Location City Province/
Territory
Description
RCMP National Headquarters Ottawa Ontario

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Alberta Edmonton Alberta

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP British Columbia Surrey British Columbia

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Manitoba Winnipeg Manitoba

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP New Brunswick Fredericton New Brunswick

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Northwest Territories Yellowknife Northwest Territories

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Nova Scotia Dartmouth Nova Scotia

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Nunavut Iqaluit Nunavut

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Ontario London Ontario

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Prince Edward Island

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Quebec Westmount Quebec

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Saskatchewan Regina Saskatchewan

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

RCMP Yukon Whitehorse Yukon

In partnership with stakeholders, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) actively investigates drug-related crime, seizes illicit drugs, and works with partners to keep illicit drugs, like opioids and fentanyl, out of the Canadian market. Additionally, the RCMP provides its members with specialized training specific to complex drug investigations, administering naloxone, and handling seized drugs and associated items.

The RCMP detects, prevents and responds to threats linked to the safety and security of the Canadian population and Canadian interests. Part of the RCMPs mandate is to enforce the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).

Pilot projects for detecting, identifying, and interdicting highly toxic substances at the border - Text description

The table below lists the pilot projects for detecting, identifying, and interdicting highly toxic substances at the border:

Pilot projects for detecting, identifying, and interdicting highly toxic substances at the border
Pilot project City Province Description Launched
Designated Safe Examination Area Vancouver British Columbia The Designated Safe Examination Area pilot project is designed to determine the procedures, training equipment and facilities required to allow Canadian border services officers to safely examine goods suspected of containing Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl, and if required to obtain a sample for lab analysis. October 2017
Designated Safe Examination Area Vancouver British Columbia The Designated Safe Examination Area pilot project is designed to determine the procedures, training equipment and facilities required to allow Canadian border services officers to safely examine goods suspected of containing Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl, and if required to obtain a sample for lab analysis. October 2017
Designated Safe Sampling Area Vancouver British Columbia The Designated Safe Sampling Area pilot project is designed to determine procedures and requirements to allow lab personnel to safely sample, test and analyze suspected Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl. September 2017
Designated Safe Examination Area Montreal Quebec The Designated Safe Examination Area pilot project is designed to determine the procedures, training equipment and facilities required to allow Canadian border services officers to safely examine goods suspected of containing Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl, and if required to obtain a sample for lab analysis. December 2017
Designated Safe Examination Area Montreal Quebec The Designated Safe Examination Area pilot project is designed to determine the procedures, training equipment and facilities required to allow Canadian border services officers to safely examine goods suspected of containing Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl, and if required to obtain a sample for lab analysis. December 2017
Designated Safe Examination Area Toronto Ontario The Designated Safe Examination Area pilot project is designed to determine the procedures, training equipment and facilities required to allow Canadian border services officers to safely examine goods suspected of containing Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl, and if required to obtain a sample for lab analysis. December 2017
Designated Safe Examination Area Toronto Ontario The Designated Safe Examination Area pilot project is designed to determine the procedures, training equipment and facilities required to allow Canadian border services officers to safely examine goods suspected of containing Highly Toxic Substances, such as fentanyl, and if required to obtain a sample for lab analysis. December 2017
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