Manitoba Tory election platform consists of assault on meth disaster


Manitoba Progressive Conservatives plan to create 12 new therapy and ready areas for folks hooked on methamphetamines if the occasion is re-elected subsequent month.

Spruce Woods PC candidate Cliff Cullen says there could be six seclusion rooms and 6 holding rooms to assist folks meth addicts whereas making certain affected person, customer and employees security.

The promise entails renovations at Winnipeg’s Well being Sciences Centre, which the occasion estimates would price as much as $7 million.

Winnipeg’s police chief has stated there’s a meth disaster within the metropolis and he has known as for extra protected shelters and detox items.

The Addictions Basis of Manitoba says meth use has elevated by greater than 100 per cent in adults and almost 50 per cent in youth since 2014.

The Tories have already promised creation of a medical sobering unit to assist deal with road medicine.

The Manitoba election is Sept. 10.