Opinions

We have an opioid epidemic not a fentanyl epidemic.

In the first 9 months of 2015 fentanyl killed 215 Albertans. Public health officials, enforcement, and government have sounded the alarm , created task forces, and public awareness campaigns. The sudden spike in fentanyl related deaths has put pressure on the government to make naloxone more accessible, often described as the “fentanyl antidote” in media reports… Continue reading We have an opioid epidemic not a fentanyl epidemic.

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GPDOTS to attend the FED UP Rally in Washington DC next week

Thanks to the generous donation from the Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss, GPDOTS will be a proud sponsor of the FED UP Rally in Washington DC. GPDOTS will have a table at the event to educate fellow advocates and the public on what initiatives GPDOTS has been working on in Canada and how they can… Continue reading GPDOTS to attend the FED UP Rally in Washington DC next week

Events

3rd Annual Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss in support of GPDOTS a huge success!

The 3rd Annual Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss took place on July 18th 2015 and raised $1000 for GPDOTS advocacy! Family and friends played in the washer toss tournament, then partied into the evening with DJ Darren Doucette. The perfect day finished off with Corey Zwicker’s memorial fireworks. GPDOTS would like to thank Corey Zwickers family… Continue reading 3rd Annual Corey Zwicker Memorial Washer Toss in support of GPDOTS a huge success!

Letters To Government

GPDOTS Letter of concern – Pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada

On June 21st, 2015 GPDOTS board of directors wrote our Federal and Provincial Ministers of Health a letter of concern regarding pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada. Please click here to view our letter <—– We encourage the public to share our letter and contact your Federal and Provincial Ministers of Health to… Continue reading GPDOTS Letter of concern – Pharmaceutical marketing and their conflicts of interest in Canada