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A series of framed photos of people who have died from overdoses were perched on the steps of the Manitoba Legislature to mark Overdose Awareness Day. (Alana Cole/CBC)

CBC Manitoba: Families in Winnipeg, Brandon call for safe drug supply and end to stigma on Overdose Awareness Day

September 1, 2023 — 

Dr. Marcia Anderson, a public health physician and vice dean Indigenous health, social justice and anti-racism at the University of Manitoba, said more needs to be done.

“People are getting harmed by a toxic drug supply and there’s a lot more we could be doing to reduce the risks,” she said.

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