Canada provinces file $67.4 billion claim against Purdue Pharma

Canada’s provinces are among the 600,000 claimants who have filed lawsuits against the OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The lawsuits relate to the impact of the opioid crisis on public health. The claims range from $9.1 billion by British Columbia to $26.1 billion by Ontario.