STAND OFF, Alta. — An Indigenous community in southeastern Alberta has issued a community alert following dozens of suspected opioid overdoses, including one death.
In trying to paint himself as a responsible drinker who made a deadly mistake, a drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather revealed a lack of insight into his drinking habits and the risk they pose to others, the Parole Board of Canada said Tuesday.
OTTAWA — Almost two-thirds of Canadians who have smoked pot know they shouldn’t drive after doing so but a lot of them are doing it anyway, a new survey suggests.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang was elected as Interpol’s president on Wednesday, edging out a veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed by the United States, Britain and other European nations.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighbourhood called “Dynamite Hill” because the Ku Klux Klan bombed so many houses there in the 1950s and ‘60s.
CALGARY — Alberta law enforcement officials say they are worried that the legalization of marijuana could lead to potentially explosive consequences for users taking a do-it-yourself approach to making cannabis derivatives at home.
WINNIPEG — Newly obtained statistics point to increasing violence at the Winnipeg Remand Centre and the union that represents correctional workers says methamphetamine use is a major factor.
HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s police chiefs are shining a spotlight on drink tampering, after several high-profile cases of suspected druggings in downtown Halifax.
SURREY, B.C. — The City of Surrey, British Columbia has appointed a manager to oversee a planned transition to a municipal police force and the closure of its RCMP detachment.
Toronto police say the city has tied its previous record for homicides as of Wednesday morning.
CALGARY — Alberta Mounties are test-driving a call-in centre that allows officers to spend more time on the street instead of behind a desk doing paperwork.
VANCOUVER — The first snapshots from a project aimed at giving a better picture of those at greatest risk of opioid abuse reveals that an average of nearly 10 Canadians died each day from illicit drug overdoses between 2016 and 2018.
TORONTO — Ontario police officers who unsuccessfully administer naloxone to someone overdosing on opioids will no longer face an investigation by the province’s police watchdog, the government said Tuesday.
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