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RelatedSafe injection site proposal for downtown Windsor put on holdWindsor police will not support a safe injection site, chief saysCommunity agencies aim to open safe injection site for drug usersA pair of local agencies submitted an application to the health ministry early this year to open an overdose prevention site in Windsor because of the growing crisis of opioid canada goose outlet store uk and crystal meth addiction.

But after the election of Premier Doug Ford, the program was put on hold in June pending further study by Elliott.

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Following Monday announcement by Elliott, Brennan was hopeful to hear quickly from the health ministry. He is hopeful to get answers within a few canada goose outlet germany days on the status of the local site application and next steps in the canada goose outlet near me process. If not, the agency will reach out to the ministry.

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