B.C. sets record with 1,716 deaths due to illicit drugs in 2020
Shocking numbers today about B.C.’s “other” health crisis. According to the coroner’s service more than 1,700 people in our province lost their lives due to a drug overdose in 2020 – a 74-percent increase over the previous year. And as Ted Chernecki reports, the problem has only been made worse by the pandemic.