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  • Powell River

    BRITISH COLUMBIA

    Activity: IOAD
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Powell River BC..Willingdon Beach (Upper Lot)
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Overdose Awareness Panel
    Contact: Darlana L Treloar
    Phone: 6044839059
    Email: darlana.treloar@gmail.com

    Our event will take place on August 29th..We will have a March starting at our City Hall at 6:00pm ending up at Willingdon Beach where the Bench and Tree are already in place..We will have Naloxone training..an info table, Memorial table, Speakers, placing of Doves on our tree and candlelight vigil with led candles..There will be a petition for people to sign

    Niagara Falls

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: TBD
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Positive Living Niagara
    Contact: Vanessa Silvestri
    Phone: 905.984.8684 ex 141
    Email: vsilvestri@positivelivingniagara.com

    A event that folks can come to and celebrate loved ones that they have lost.

    Cambridge

    ON

    Activity: Waterloo Region International Overdose Awareness Day – Cambridge
    Date: August 19th 2019
    Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm
    Location: Dickson Park, Cambridge
    30 Park Hill Rd. W
    Cambridge, ON N1S1C9
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: The Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy
    Contact: Lindsay Sprague
    Phone:
    Email: lsprague@kdchc.org

    Join us to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day. We will participate in a memorial activity, the Sanguen Van will be onsite with harm reduction and naloxone training, and we will have food and refreshments on hand.

    Kitchener

    ON

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day – Kitchener/Waterloo
    Date: August 26 2019
    Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm
    Location: Victoria Park, Kitchener
    (we will be located near the washrooms off David St.)
    Jubilee Drive, Kitchener, ON
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Waterloo Region Integrated Drugs Strategy
    Contact: Lindsay Sprague
    Phone:
    Email: lsprague@kdchc.org

    Please join us to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day in Waterloo Region. We will have a memorial activity, the Sanguen Van will be onsite with harm reduction and naloxone training, and food and refreshments will be available.

    Peterborough

    Ontario

    Activity: Awareness walk and memorial celebration
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 01:30 pm
    Location: Awareness walk- will start at City Hall 500 George St N and will walk down George St N to Millennium Park and Silver Bean Cafe 130 King St, Peterborough for our memorial celebration
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Brad’s BEARS
    Contact: Lori
    Phone:
    Email: bradsbearsptbo@gmail.com

    Awareness walk- will start at City Hall 500 George St N and will walk down George St N to Millennium Park and Silver Bean Cafe 130 King St, Peterborough for our memorial celebration 2:30pm – 5pm

    Winnipeg

    Manitoba

    Activity: Drop the Needle, Pick up the Pace Overdose Awareness/Memorial Walk
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 05:30 pm
    Location: The Forks, Winnipeg Manitoba- We will gather at between the Scotia Bank stage and our Winnipeg sign which will be lit up purple in n honour of or fallen.
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Chad Cawson
    Phone: (431) 588-3074
    Email: chaddcawson@gmail.com

    Registeration and Education and DJ ‘s will be happening from 5:30- 7:30 and then the walk will begin before dusk. Like last year there will be a limited number of purple glow stick necklaces and bottled water- first come first serve.

    The walk will begin on the path behind the stage past the Ghandi statue and Human Rights Museum. Walkers will make their way up Waterfront on the same side as Shaw Park and cross the street at the roundabout and walk back towards and over the Provencher Bridge. Walkers continue down the River path on Tache to Main St and down through The Forks to the river walk and make our way to the path leading us to where we began,

    Walk is a beautiful 5k scenic trek.

    Fort McMurray

    Alberta

    Activity: Overdose Awareness day
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 10:00 am
    Location: To be determined
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Athabasca Tribal Council
    Contact: Lindsy
    Phone: 780 531 1978
    Email: lindsy.trettenero@atcfn.ca

    To be determined

    Winnipeg

    Manitoba

    Activity: 2nd Annual Drop the Needle, Pick up the Pace Overdose Awareness Memorial Walk
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: The Forks/ River Walk: The walk will start at our Winnipeg sign as we continue over the Provencher Bridge and up both sides of the river walk,
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Chad Cawson
    Phone: 4315883074
    Email: chaddcawson@gmail.com

    On International Overdose Awareness Day, we will be picking up the pace as we aware more so we lose less. Taking the Steps to End Overdose

    On August 31, which is International Overdose Awareness Day, lets don our favourite shade of purple, unite. We will meet between the Scotia Bank stage and the Winnipeg sign which will be lit up purple, and we will walk 3.5 k starting at the Provencher Bridge and making our way to and up the river walk to where we began.There will be music and education during registration and before the walk. Like last year we here will be a limited supply of purple glow stick necklaces and bottled water.Join me for our second annual walk created in honour of my sister Jeni Leigh so all supporters, survivors and those remembering our fallen can rise up, and aware more so we lose less.

    There will be education, speakers and DJ’s dropping the needle on vinyl before the walk begins.

    Edmonton

    Alberta

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day event
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 06:30 pm
    Location: Victoria Park – Site 6 – 12030 River Valley Road, Edmonton, Alberta
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Healing Hearts Edmonton
    Contact: Angela
    Phone:
    Email: healingheartsedmonton@gmail.com

    A time to remember, a time to act. Join for International Overdose Awareness Day – we will have activities, food and promotional items for purchase as well as naloxone training. After a short program with speakers we will have a candle-light vigil starting at dusk overlooking the High Level Bridge which will be lit up in purple for our event.

    Brantford

    ON

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location: TBD
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: The AIDS Network
    Contact: Allie Torrance
    Phone:
    Email: hrbrant@aidsnetwork.ca

    TBD – Currently in planning and recruitment process

    Hamilton

    Ontario

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Day Hamilton
    Date: 29/08/2019
    Time: 01:00 pm
    Location: TBA
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: City of Hamilton Harm Reduction Team
    Contact: Margot Corbin
    Phone: 905-973-3748
    Email: margot.corbin@hamilton.ca

    Details to follow…

    North Bay

    Ontario

    Activity: 3rd Annual International Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 28/08/2019
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: North Bay City Hall Leger Square
    200 McIntyre St E, North Bay, ON P1B 8V6
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Community Drug Strategy-North Bay and Area
    Contact: Brooke Bertrand
    Phone: 705-472-6515 ext 260
    Email: bbertrand@cccnip.com

    3rd Annual International Overdose Awareness Day
    Wednesday August 28, 2019
    6:00pm Event Start
    Come visits booths and get Naloxone Training, Harm Reduction Supplies, Education information
    Free Snacks and Swag
    7:00pm-Ceremony including Lived Experience Speeches
    Candlelight Vigil at International Overdose Awareness Day Remembrance Gardens located on McIntyre Street across from City Hall
    Sponsored by Community Counselling Centre of Nipissing, AIDS Committee of North Bay and Area, The Right Path Counselling Services of Nipissing First Nation and North Bay and Parry Sound District Health Unit

    Leduc

    Alberta

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Event
    Date: 23/08/2019
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Leduc Civic Centre
    #1 Alexandra Park
    Leduc, AB
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Dylan’s Hope Foundation
    Contact: Jessica
    Phone: 7802930789
    Email: timetoactleduc@shaw.ca

    Dylan’s Hope Foundation will be hosting the 2nd Annual Overdose Prevention, Awareness & Remembrance event.
    Join us to remember loved ones who have passed from overdose & support those struggling with substance use disorder in their lives.

    Water luminaries to remember our loved ones
    Naloxone training and distribution
    Flags of Hope
    Information

    St adolphe but will be in Winnipeg ei

    Manitoba

    Activity: Memory walk with picture of parent who lost kids to drugs
    Date: 31/08/2019
    Time: 12:05 pm
    Location: Unsure still securing site hope legislative building
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Shelly or tammy
    Phone: 2048012504
    Email: Shellyt@live.ca

    Walk 5 km with pic of your loved ones lost to overdose in Manitoba