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Critical Conversations: The Opioid Crisis

Critical Conversations: The Opioid Crisis

October 30 at 7:30pm

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Authors in candid, live conversation reflect on the topics that matter most during this unprecedented time. In this presentation, a panel of authors and experts will uncover the many layers of the complex health and social issues driving Canada’s national opioid epidemic. The growing number of overdoses and deaths caused by opioids, including fentanyl, have reached a public health crisis. Learn some of the collaborative, compassionate and evidence-based ways Canadian can battle the crisis. Tune in each day of the Festival to hear new speakers in critical conversation about the topics shaping today’s new world.

Featuring panelists: Daniel Kalla, Dr. Hance Clarke and Benjamin Perrin

Moderator: Andrea Woo

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Critical Conversations: The Opioid Crisis

October 30 at 7:30pm


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Benjamin Perrin