B.C. political uncertainty causing concern for overdose victim’s mom (BC Centre on Substance Use)

A British Columbian mother whose son died from a fentanyl overdose is watching the province’s political uncertainty with some unease since the May 9 razor-thin election.

With neither party commanding a majority of seats, government ministries have been treading water — maintaining existing programs but prevented from taking new policy directions.

Last week, McBain joined St. Paul’s Hospital’s B.C. Centre on Substance Use as its families engagement lead, and continues to sit on B.C.'s Joint Task Force on Overdose Prevention and Response.

David P. Ball reports

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