MP Cathy McLeod on safe consumption sites
Interior Health Authority wants to fund a safe consumption site in either Kelowna or Kamloops
This week, we've been hearing about some of the ways the Interior Health Authority is trying to deal with the high number of opioid overdoses in the area. It's already expanded the Take Home Naloxone program.
Now it's looking to set up a safe drug consumption site in either Kelowna or Kamloops. It has funding for one of them. But decisions about safe consumption sites rest mostly with federal and municipal governments.
W heard that Kamloops Mayor Peter Milobar told us why he wants the site. To find out what Ottawa's position is towards a safe consumption site, Shelley Joyce spoke with the Conservative MP for Kamloops - Thompson- Cariboo Cathy McLeod.
To hear the interview, click the link: MP Cathy McLeod on safe consumption sites