$118K worth of drugs seized from southern Alberta home, vehicle: ALERT

One person is facing a number of charges after fentanyl pills and powder, among other items, were seized from two locations in southern Alberta, the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams announced on Tuesday. On Aug. 8, officers conducted a vehicle…

Meth gets all the headlines, but opioids still present in Manitoba: addictions expert

Winnipeg may be in the midst of a high-profile meth crisis, but it’s not the only drug plaguing the city’s streets. Dr. Ginette Poulin of the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) told 680 CJOB that the city continues to deal…

Blood Tribe killer: Pregnant woman in detox shares struggle with opioid addiction

For many individuals, overcoming a drug addiction is no easy task. Trying to overcome that addiction while pregnant, is a much different situation. “I’ve been here roughly 40 days,” said Katherine Holy White Man, a patient at the Blood Tribe…

Blood Tribe killer: How the drug crisis exploded on the southern Alberta First Nation

Crime, drugs and overdoses. These are all factors in the opioid crisis that is killing more and more Canadians by the day and destroying countless families. One southern Alberta community is desperately calling for help, after experiencing mass overdoses and death,…

Ontario’s chief coroner concerned with uptick in carfentanil-related deaths

July 5 2019 6:11pm Ontario saw more deaths related to the drug in the first four months of 2019 than in all of 2018. Dr. Dirk Huyer calls it the province’s top public health challenge. Mark Carcasole reports. ‘ });…

London police confirm carfentanil among drugs seized during spike in overdose deaths

London police are confirming the presence of carfentanil in the city, coinciding with a spike in suspected overdose deaths. Drugs containing carfentanil were found during 10 seizures between March 20 and April 8, according to police. Five people died of…