Harm Reduction Workers Call on Ontario Government to Declare a State of Emergency over Opioid Crisis.

More then 700 healthcare workers are calling on the Ontario government to declare a state of emergency in 59 towns and cities as front-line workers are being affected by the opioid crisis. Front-line hospital staff are reporting a staggering increase of contact with opioid drugs resulting in fatal and non-fatal overdoses. Hospital staff are arguing …

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IWK Health Centre introduces whistleblowing phone line following former CEO expense scandal

In June of 2017, then-CEO of the IWK, Tracey Kitch, was found to have expensed $47 000 in personal charges to Atlantic Canada's largest children's hospital. Both Kitch and Stephen D'Arcy, the hospital's then-CFO (who knowingly assisted in the scandal), resigned after their involvement was made public. The IWK board of directors have since enacted …

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Exposed

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., located in Quebec, has currently been under fire since the news broke about their drug price hikes to two lifesaving heart medications: Isuprel or Isoprenaline and Nitropress. However, Marathon Pharmaceuticals held the rights of these medications before Valeant, under Marathon Pharmaceuticals there were gradual increases in price over the past three …

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