Calgary Sun: MLA David Swann raises questions about opiod death information after his request is denied by Alberta Justice

Alberta Liberal MLA David Swann says the provincial government has rejected his request for information about opioid-related deaths in the province.

Swann said he submitted a Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy request in early August asking the justice ministry for records from 2013 to 2016 of cases where an opioid drug was the cause of death or a contributing factor, documents showing the opioid drug or drugs identified in each death, and records outlining the number of deaths related to opioids where the victim was of indigenous descent. Read Full Article…