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Media advisory,
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10:30 a.m.,
Holiday Inn Toronto Airport, 970 Dixon Road,
News conference,
Ontario’s police leaders provide update on conference looking into challenges
posed by province’s opioid crisis



Broadcast time: 04:59
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Corporate Communications
416-919-9798


On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn Toronto Airport, 970 Dixon Road, Ontario’s police leaders will provide an update on their conference looking into the challenges posed by the province’s opioid crisis.

Speakers:

Superintendent Ron Taverner
Toronto Police Service
Chair, OACP Substance Advisory Committee

Dr. Rosanna Salvaterra
Medical Officer of Health, Peterborough Public Health

Conference topics Include:

• Upstream Prevention That Matters
• A Public Health Approach to Drug-related Issues
• Drug Strategies in Action: Perspectives from Municipal, Provincial and Federal Partners
• The Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act: What Does It Mean?
• What’s in the Drugs: A Five Year Review
• Current Experiences from People Who Use Illicit Drugs
• From Heroin and Hydromorphone to Methadone and more: Addiction Treatment
• Harm Reduction: Community-based Peer Initiatives in Ontario
• The Policing Experience in Western Canada
• From British Columbia to Portugal: Learning from Drug Policy in Other Jurisdictions
• Initiatives in Enforcement and Justice
• Avoiding Compassion Fatigue and Burnout


Media contact:

Joe Couto
Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police
416-919-9798
media@oacp.ca
Twitter: @OACPOfficial



Constable Allyson Douglas Cook, Corporate Communications