Pan-Canadian Poison Centres 2021 Annual Report
This report, produced by the Canadian Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists, Health Canada and Parachute, presents the most current data (2021) 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.
Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Addressing the Invisible and Older Faces of Canada’s Opioid Crisis (2023)
Evidence Summary on the Prevention of Poisoning in Canada (2020)
This 2020 report, written by Parachute and the Injury Prevention Centre at University of Alberta, draws together statistics and research on poisonings in Canada and documents prevention work and strategies, both underway and recommended. One key finding reveals that twice as many people in Canada now die from unintentional poisoning, driven mostly by increase in opioid use, than from transport-related injuries.
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