Edmonton Journal: Changes coming this spring as child intervention panel enters second phase

Liberal party panel member David Swann said Thursday there needs to be an objective review of that change.

“In 2014, we were so concerned about the government hiding information that we wanted to open everything up,” Swann said. “Now we realize the families affected feel they have no capacity to make a timely decision given the grief they’re in.”

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CBC: Alberta opioid report shows fentanyl deaths still on the rise

“”We need increased public education efforts and timelier access to harm reduction, including opiate replacement therapy and safe injection sites,” Swann said. “We also need to expand the availability of these resources outside of our two largest cities. Lethbridge, for instance, has a four-month wait list — this is unacceptable.””

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