Rachel Browne and Justin Ling
The big vote on assisted dying legislation was slated for Thursday in Canada's House of Commons, but an altercation involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a female legislator the previous day means it could be delayed.
Police in Edmonton announced Wednesday they seized four kilograms of W-18, a synthetic opioid, in powder form during a raid carried out in December during a fentanyl investigation. It's 10,000 times more potent than morphine.
But there is disagreement over the extent to which scientists are being silenced and if, as civil servants, they should even have free rein to speak publicly.