Province-sanctioned safe supply not enough to get some B.C. addicts off fentanyl-laced street drugs

In the morning, David Keeler starts off with a dose of methadone dispensed by a pharmacist. A few hours later, he swallows 28 prescription pills

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Stolen car with possible drugs inside found at base of cliff in Calgary park

Rafters on the Elbow River were witnesses to a strange sight Sunday afternoon — a car being slowly winched up the steep riverbank. “Initially

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Use of opioids, meth, mixed drugs on the rise on Winnipeg streets – Winnipeg

Opioid use appears to be on the rise in Winnipeg as overdoses have spiked in the first half of the year. Numbers provided by

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Opioids could be contaminating street-level drugs, Wood Buffalo RCMP say

Street-level drugs in Wood Buffalo could be laced with opioids, RCMP warned, after a police officer was exposed to an unknown substance. On Friday night,

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Pilot in Kobe Bryant crash had no alcohol, drugs in system: autopsy – National

The pilot flying Kobe Bryant and seven others to a youth basketball tournament did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, and all

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Alberta may circumvent Health Canada to gain access to COVID-19 tests and drugs, premier says

Albertans should have access to COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines approved by trusted regulators in other countries, Premier Jason Kenney says. On Monday, Kenney said

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Downtown Vancouver London Drugs pharmacy worker tests positive for COVID-19 – BC

A pharmacy staff member at a downtown Vancouver London Drugs has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the company said Saturday. The staff member

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Post Malone addresses concerns about his health, says he’s ‘not on drugs’ – National

Post Malone took a moment during a concert in Memphis, Tenn., last Friday to tell his fans he’s “not on drugs.” “I’m not on

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Drugs, violence and the ‘code of the street’: How Calgary’s open-air markets form and function

The sidewalks are full of pedestrians on First Street S.W. in Calgary, returning from work, bags slung over their shoulders, as they pass by a

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‘We can’t wait’: Life-saving cystic fibrosis drugs hard to access, advocates say

No parent wants to outlive their children, but an Edmonton woman fears she might because her kids can’t access the drug that would help treat

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