Premier Ford asks federal government to pause safe supply programs


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'Due to Health Canada’s siloed approval process, the province is completely in the dark about where these federally approved sites are operating,' premier writes The federal government should put a pin in approving new sites that supply safe opioids, Ontario Premier Doug Ford wrote in a letter to the prime minister, while also calling for a review of the Health Canada-approved sites across the country. The requests come after the provincial health minister and solicitor general wrote to Toronto Public Health's top doctor, telling her to drop the city's application to decriminalize illegal drug possession for personal use. Dr. Eileen...