Five questions with Calgary Police Commission chair Brian Thiessen – The Globe and Mail

Brian Thiessen, QC

Feb 3, 2017

Brian Thiessen, a partner in Osler’s Employment & Labour and Privacy & Data Management Practice Groups, talks to The Globe and Mail about his role as the chair of the Calgary Police Commission, an organization that provides civilian oversight of the Calgary Police Service.

As the article mentions, Brian joined the board about one and a half years ago – at that time the “number of deaths tied to opioid overdoses was exploding in Alberta.” In the interview, Brian answers a number of questions relating to what has been called the “fentanyl crisis,” including what he thinks should be done to address opioid deaths.

Read the entire article “Five questions with Calgary Police Commission chair Brian Thiessen” in The Globe and Mail.