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“This week we celebrate International Nurses Day, Indigenous Nurses Day, and Florence Nightingale’s birthday.”

“Neighbourhood House Week 2018 celebrates the multi-faceted contributions of these outstanding organizations to our communities, and our country.”

Saturday, May 5, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm at the Tipper Restaurant

New Democrats call on the federal government to launch an investigation into these firms’ role in fuelling Canada’s opioid problem.

“I’m reminded of the phrase ‘imitation is the best form of flattery,’” NDP health critic Don Davies told VICE News.

An important report that was just released by the Standing Committee on Health: Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians. 

Over 4,000 people died of overdoses last year in Canada due to the opioids crisis, and Davies says their families and future users of the drugs deserve justice.

A Vancouver MP is calling on the federal government to investigate drug manufacturers’ role in Canada’s deadly opioid crisis – and to seek financial compensation from the companies.

“What message does it send when thousands of Canadians die from overdoses and our authorities fail to seek justice? We owe it to the memory of those lost to this crisis to hold those who profited from it to account.”

“The Liberal government cannot call this a crisis and delay funding for years at the same time. We need federal leadership now to ensure that affordable, secure housing is available for every Canadian.”