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Naloxone in Ottawa: 'We have to put these kits into people's hands'

The first time Sean LeBlanc used the opioid antidote naloxone was two and a half years ago in his Ottawa rooming house.

While inside his room, LeBlanc heard the thud of a body hitting the door. 981 more words

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After two more children commit suicide, First Nations leaders demand support from federal government

A week after his 12-year-old niece was buried in Wapekeka First Nation, an emotional Joshua Frogg held her glove in his hand Thursday as he and First Nations leaders accused the federal government of failing to support a suicide prevention program that might have saved her life. 696 more words

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Cannabis billboards in Sask. ‘poking the bear’: marijuana dispensary owner

With just one word — Erbachay — is raising a lot of eyebrows around Saskatchewan.

The ads, displayed in Regina and Saskatoon, show a green leaf with the word “Erbachay” and “Canada Wide Delivery.” 419 more words

Canada

Man charged after Niagara police seize suspected carfentanil powder in St. Catharines

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Police say they have seized a drug believed to be carfentanil in St. Catharines, Ont.

Niagara regional police say a man was arrested at a hotel Monday afternoon and a bag of suspected carfentanil powder was seized. 78 more words

Crime

W-18 drug 100 times stronger than fentanyl seized in Saskatchewan

It’s worse than fentanyl and it’s made its way here. A deadly drug known as W-18 has been discovered in Saskatchewan, mind you we’re only finding out 10 months after the fact. 629 more words

Crime

Police charge two people with drug trafficking after raid on Bank Street marijuana dispensary

Ottawa police have charged two people in connection with a raid on the Topspot marijuana dispensary on Bank Street Friday.

A man and a woman face charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of the proceeds of crime, and possession of a prohibited weapon. 227 more words

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Physicians warned after powerful W-18 drug found in Saskatchewan

Regulatory body the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan has warned physicians to take extreme care when suspected fentanyl-type overdoses are being treated, after the powerful drug W-18 was found in a fake Oxycodone tablet in the area of Kerrobert, Saskatchewan. 224 more words

Saskatchewan