The Canadian Press

2016-07-27 | Overdose Crisis BC

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The B-C government is forming a joint task force on overdose response due to what Premier Christy Clark calls a frightening increase in deaths in the province. Clark says provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall and Clayton Pecknold, the director of police services in the province, will lead the task force. (Clark says her government will also improve access to addiction treatment for those who want to get help.)

Date: 2016-07-27
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << their job will be to identify and recommend actions that we can take to prevent and respond to overdoses in BC and they'll have two main goals to get those deadly drugs off our streets and to get people to help that they need >>