Canada First Nations reserve bars outsiders amid opioid crisis | World news | The Guardian
"Kanai First Nation, one of Canada’s largest, takes action to keep out drugs such as fentanyl as community grapples with overdoses: ‘This is about saving lives’
Fentanyl has ravaged the Kanai reserve in recent years.
One of Canada’s largest First Nations communities has passed a bylaw forbidding non-members from entering the reserve without a permit, in hop
The past few years have seen fentanyl – an opioid 50 times stronger than heroin – tighten its grip on the reserve, said Rick Tailfeathers, a spokesperson for the Kainai First Nation located in southern Alberta.
“We’ve lost a lot of people in the past two years. And it’s totally preventable...”