Drugs

Fentanyl a main cause in surge in B.C. drug deaths this year: coroner

The proportion of deaths where fentanyl was detected in toxicology tests jumped to about 60 per cent.

13 pot shops in B.C. threatened with police raids in Health Canada crackdown

B.C. Compassion Club Society - North Americas oldest medical marijuana dispensary - demands to know why it's being targeted in clampdown.
Six more overdoses in one hour in Vancouver linked to Fentanyl

Six more overdoses in one hour in Vancouver linked to Fentanyl

A total of 16 drug overdoses, including six in a single hour, have been reported in Vancouver – and fentanyl is the suspected culprit. Police in the city say they handled six overdoses between 7.30...
Surveillance footage of John Nuttall and Amanda Korody

Top cop wanted B.C. terror suspects away from distraction of video games, drugs

'They weren't motivated to do much of anything except play video games,' says defence lawyer.

BC Indigenous women put fear aside and become powerful leaders in fight for equality

As Idle No More's first year anniversary approaches on Dec.10, Indigenous women in BC are making dents towards equality for Aboriginal people, youth, and women.

Odd Squad Productions celebrates 15th anniversary in style

The Vancouver Convention Centre was overflowing with black ties and evening gowns at the OSP 15th Anniversary Gala, with everyone looking chic as they mingled and sipped on a glass of wine.

A call for a universal drug plan for Canada

National health insurance challenge: one in six BC residents too poor to pay for prescription drugs, a new report in Canadian Medical Association Journal says, calling for change.

The future of Canada's health care at stake: Maude Barlow warns of privatization and high-cost drugs

It's more than just a simple funding formula: changes proposed by the Harper government could change Canadian health care in fundamental ways, warns Council of Canadians' Maude Barlow.

Surrey hit in early-morning cross-Canada police raids

900 officers stage raids over alleged attempted murder, prostitution, firearms and drug trafficking.

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