Today (Thursday), Vista Radio conducted an interview with BC Chief Coroner Lisa Lapointe.

We touched on a number of topics including:

  • BC reporting its highest death toll from illicit drugs for the second straight month in June
  • High drug toxicity death rates among the five health authorities in BC
  • Additional drugs being mixed fentanyl leading to fatal results
  • Possible funding increase for safe injection/overdose prevention sites in the province
  • Surging rates of Indigenous overdose deaths in 2020
  • How the public health emergency on illicit drugs has taken a back seat since COVID-19

LISTEN HERE FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW: