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‘We don’t know what’s in it:’ Ottawa’s toxic street drug problem is getting much worse

Ottawa CTV News 

By Colton Prail

Published Monday, November 1, 2021 4:00PM EDTLast Updated Monday, November 1, 2021 7:15PM EDT

OTTAWA — For five years health experts say Ottawa’s toxic drug supply has been leading to worse overdoses, and more deaths.

“They’re playing with their lives,” said Anne Marie Hopkins, a manager at Ottawa Inner City Health working primarily in their consumption and treatment service centre said. 

“How can you have a fighting chance at surviving, at having any type of recovery, of anything, if you’re dead?”

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