VICTORIA, B.C. – Today’s BC Coroners Service report revealed that in February 2022, 174 people in B.C. died from suspected illicit drug poisoning. Sonia Furstenau, Leader of the B.C. Greens and MLA for Cowichan Valley, has issued the following statement:
"Each month, we see the relentless toll of the poisoned illicit drug supply. Over six people died a day in February 2022 - a number that remains unchanged from February 2021.