Another Christmas in the Opioid Crisis
Grief and hope, joy and fear, the holidays conjure an array of emotions for those on the frontlines of Quebec's opioid crisis.
It’s Christmas 2019, the first one since Sara-Jane died.
Everyone gathers around a candlelit buffet where steam wafts from platters of meat, vegetables and gravy. The room fills with the scents of a holiday feast — butter and garlic, burning wax and a hint of red wine.
Her ashes rest on a red tablecloth next to a porcelain Santa Claus at the edge of the t…