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Nanaimo marks International Overdose Awareness Day
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Speeches and stories from an Aug 31 event held in Maffeo Sutton Park to mark International Overdose Awareness Day. Featuring the voices of Amber McGrath, Sarah Lovegrove, Qui Sepulveda, Lenae Silva, Sheila Malcolmson, Aimee Chalifoux,Wanda LeBlanc (Moms Stop the Harm), Laura Lee James, Heather MacDonald, and Patrick Aleck.

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Aimee Chalifoux (left) saved the life of Andre Laflamme while doing outreach five years ago, originally thinking that the man was her son, they attended the International Overdose Awareness Day event in Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park together on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023. (Mick Sweetman/CHLY)

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