Ontario, Ottawa sign bilateral agreement for opioid crisis-related funding – The Globe and Mail

Ontario is the latest province to sign a bilateral agreement with the federal government, meaning the province will get its share of a $150-million fund earmarked for the opioid crisis.

The Ontario government will match a $51.1-million contribution from the federal government, which has already signed similar agreements with most of the other provinces and territories.

Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott says the province’s share of a federal emergency opioid fund will expand access to treatment and rehabilitation services at supervised drug-use sites and rapid-access clinics and ensure Indigenous people can get culturally appropriate care.

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