November 6

Street Health’s OPS Community Advisory Committee begin regular meetings.

OPS Community Committee


A dedicated Crisis Outreach Worker is hired at Street Heath to support those who are not among our regular clients.


Substance Use and Addictions, Health Canada provide one-time funding which supports the evaluation of OPS services.

April to current

OPS community supporters rally. Activities include: press conference at Toronto City Hall, demonstrations at Queen’s Park, many fundraising efforts. Donors include: Toronto Overdose Prevention Society, private family foundations, several CUPE locals, church and community groups, hundreds of individuals.

S Morrison

March 29

Street Health’s OPS operation is threatened as the Ontario Government funding is abruptly eliminated.


A coordinated used drug needle pick up program begins in the local community.


Health Canada and the Ministry of Health approve the continuing operation of Street Health’s OPS.