A highly potent drug often fashioned to appear like a prescription painkiller has caused a big spike in fatal overdoses across Alberta — with dozens of deaths in the past two years — as emergency rooms grapple with an influx of affected patients. 864 more words
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Mounties are searching for a man believed to be responsible for eight armed robberies across three provinces over a two-month period.
RCMP from Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, as well as officers with the Lethbridge Regional Police Service, are appealing to the public for help in locating the suspect. 358 more words
RCMP Const. David Wynn was killed in the line of duty while investigating a suspicious vehicle in St. Albert, a city northwest of Edmonton. His funeral will be attended by Prime Minster Stephen Harper and Alberta Premier Jim Prentice. 82 more words
A month before a soldier was shot dead at the National War Memorial, a series of security incidents prompted an internal investigation into guards’ safety, the Citizen has learned. 984 more words