This report, produced by the Canadian Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists, Health Canada and Parachute, presents the most current data (2020) from all five of Canada’s poison centres. The report provides an overview of the number and nature of cases managed by posion centres across Canada and highlights the role of these centres in poison prevention efforts.
Report a health and safety concern – Health Canada
The Government of Canada provides contact information for questions and concerns about a cannabis site, product, service, accessory, promotion, or other aspects of laws and regulations regarding cannabis.
Polysubstance use poisoning deaths in Canada: an analysis of trends from 2014 to 2017 using mortality data
Child Safety Link works with the IWK Regional Poison Centre to help educate Maritime communities about poisoning prevention. The CSL website has information, resources and videos about preventing poisoning in children.
The Atlantic Canada Poison Centre provides a 24-hour, phone consultation service to both the public and health professionals in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. They provide consult services for health care professionals in New Brunswick concerning the management of poisoned patients.
The BC Drug and Poison Information Centre operates a 24-hour poison information line, as well as a drug information line for BC healthcare professionals. The BC DPIC website provides information and resources on poisoning and prevention, and serves B.C. and Yukon.
Sentinel Surveillance of Substance-Related Poisonings in Canada: Spotlight on Cannabis
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada provides links to confidential reporting systems for health professionals, pharmacies, healthcare facilities, coroners and medical examiners, and the general public.
This report quantifies the cost of injury from a societal perspective, including costs to the health-care system, to productivity and to the people behind the numbers: individuals, families and communities.
Infopoison.ca is the website for the Canadian Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicology. It provides the contact information for provincial poison centres and resources about poison prevention.