January 25, 2018
The Township of Rideau Lakes has joined the Town
of Gananoque and the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands on a local
Municipal Drug Strategy.
What is a Municipal Drug Strategy?
An MDS is a grass-root, multi-sectoral approach
for addressing substance misuse in our community. A four pillar approach
of prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and enforcement guide the work to
reduce harms associated with drugs, including but not limited to alcohol,
cannabis, prescription drugs and street drugs.
April 5th, 2018. Save the Date for a
Community Education Event on Non-Medical Cannabis!
On April 5th, 2018 the local Municipal Drug
Strategy will be hosting an educational event on non-medical cannabis.
Speakers will discuss best practices for youth prevention, harm reduction,
treatment, and enforcement when it comes to non-medical cannabis. More
details on this event to be released soon, including event registration!
Check regularly for updates.
To learn more about our goals and objectives for
2018, check out the
Municipal Drug Strategy Terms of Reference.
To learn more about the local Municipal Drug
Strategy or to get involved, please contact us via email at