In 2017, a report from the BC Coroners Service and the BC First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) found Status First Nations people were five times more likely to experience an opioid overdose, and three times more likely to die from one.
First Nations Health Authority
The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) is working with authorities in British Columbia to begin collecting data about the number of Indigenous deaths due to fentanyl overdoses.
B.C.'s first Nations Health Authority is under fire from Canada's auditor general for gaps in its recruiting, compensation and conflict of interest policies.