‘Continued resistance’: Saskatchewan government won’t fund supervised consumption

‘Continued resistance’: Saskatchewan government won’t fund supervised consumption

Oct 27, 2023 | 5:46am
The Saskatchewan Party government has made it clear it won’t fund supervised drug consumption services, a move one researcher says is not based on evidence.  The province pledged in its throne speech this week it won’t allow illegal drugs to be supplied through hospitals or public clinics.  And Tim McLeod, who is minister of mental health and […]

Queen City Patrol temporarily off the street

Dec 8, 2020 | 7:15am

A volunteer group that removes drug paraphernalia from the streets has run into a problem. Queen City Patrol has lost its needle pickup van after it was totaled on the weekend in an accident. Organizer Patty Will says they are hopefully back on the street soon, but it will mean a great number of needles […]

Regina woman forms group aimed at keeping needles off city streets

Dec 3, 2019 | 3:01pm

Patty Will has been picking needles up in Regina for years so that they don’t get into the hands of kids or workers at recycling facilities. After an evening where she picked up over 400 needles, she knew she needed help. Will has set up a group called “Queen City Patrol”  which is aimed at […]