Medical students lobby Parliament Hill for upstream solutions to the opioid crisis

A call to the emergency room announced that the ambulance was on its way. Joey, a middle-aged oilfield worker, was experiencing a suspected toxic ingestion of the opioid, fentanyl.

Rising rates of kidney failure signal need for public health strategy

As many as forty thousand people in Canada are affected by kidney failure — a problem that is increasing across the country, with significant consequences for our health system.