After many years of success, is no longer in operation. We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the organization over the past decade including our dedicated researchers, newspaper editors, readers and funders. However, now it is time to move onto new ways of looking at knowledge mobilization and policy. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shannon Sampert at

The opioid crisis is a population health issue

Canada has had 2458 opioid related deaths in the past year   According to the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), the rate of opioid poisoning  hospitalizations has been steadily on the rise with approximately 13 Canadians a day hospitalized for an opioid overdose in 2014-2015. What began with the over-prescription of opioids such as […]

Le Canada tarde à réagir à la crise des opioïdes d’ordonnance

Au cours de ma première carrière comme pharmacien, j’ai travaillé dans plus de trente pharmacies en Nouvelle Écosse, exécutant plus de 100 000 ordonnances entre 1990 et 1995.