Combination of meth and fentanyl keeping people addicted, leading violent crime, says former dealer

In the second of a three-story series on the human toll of crime in Winnipeg, a former meth dealer says it’s fentanyl that keeps people addicted to methamphetamine. First story: Winnipeg police are so busy there’s often no time to…

$300,000 in meth, fentanyl and cocaine seized in Calgary drug bust: ALERT

Posted November 29, 2019 1:53 pm Updated November 29, 2019 1:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) has charged three people following the seizure…

Alberta Court of Appeal establishes minimum sentence for wholesale fentanyl trafficking

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 28, 2019 6:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s Court of Appeal has ruled that convictions for wholesale fentanyl trafficking should get a…

ALERT makes record-breaking fentanyl bust

November 14 2019 2:10pm The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team is saying a recent fentanyl bust is the largest they have ever intercepted. Josh Ritchie reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

‘There aren’t any winners’: Brother of overdose victim calls for substance abuse awareness

The brother of a young woman who overdosed on fentanyl last year hopes his sister’s death and the case ending up before the courts raises awareness about substance abuse. Cameron Clairmont was pronounced dead on Nov. 2, 2018 at an…

International investigation nets record $15M drug seizure for Calgary officers

Posted November 13, 2019 5:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A joint investigation between Calgary-based officers and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has resulted in a record seizure of cocaine…