Deaths at Indigenous health clinics not being investigated, documents show – National

Ina Matawapit was barely conscious – intoxicated and suffering from a blow to the head – when police drove her to the North Caribou

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Drug-checking program in Victoria aims to prevent overdose deaths

A new program to detect contamination in street drugs is being tested at two harm-reduction sites in Victoria.  The free and confidential drug-checking program was designed by

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RCMP investigating deaths of 2 toddlers on Samson Cree Nation

Maskwacis RCMP are investigating the deaths of two toddlers on Samson Cree Nation. Officers were originally called Tuesday for assistance regarding two missing children,

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Edmonton homicide detectives investigate 2 separate suspicious deaths

Edmonton police homicide investigators are looking into two suspicious deaths in different areas of the city. The southbound lanes of 50th Street from Manning Drive

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Rise in overdose deaths prompts carfentanil warning from Interior Health

A rise in overdose deaths throughout the province has prompted a carfentanil warning from the B.C. Coroners Service and Interior Health. On Friday, the

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‘We’re mourning their loss:’ Red Deer plagued by highest rate of fentanyl deaths in Alberta

As Red Deer continues to fight a growing addictions problem, new numbers show the Alberta city continues to have the highest fentanyl overdose death rates

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Following deaths of 21 horses, California racetrack imposes new safety, welfare rules

ARCADIA, Calif. — Santa Anita will impose new rules to scrutinize horses training on its racetrack and add a director of equine welfare following

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Lawyers seek new trial for Travis Vader in deaths of missing Alberta couple

Lawyers for a man convicted of killing two missing Alberta seniors have asked for a new trial. Travis Vader was sentenced in January 2017

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Centre for Truth and Reconciliation to develop memorial register of residential school deaths

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) is embarking on “very sensitive, very serious, very emotional work,” says its director, as it develops and maintains

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‘All bets are off’ if raves lead to deaths, Edmonton councillor says

City council may face some tough decisions if injuries at electronic dance parties, or raves, become more serious.  Last Friday, six people were taken

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