The three-year experiment in British Columbia is the latest progressive measure to combat record drug deaths.
The worst wave of the overdose crisis is here and it’s drugs worse than fentanyl you’ve likely never heard of.
About 20 masked people allegedly caused millions of dollars worth of damage at the Coastal GasLink site. But it's unclear how such a big group got in and out of such a remote area without being caught.
To stop overdoses, the British Columbia government is providing fentanyl patches and pills to people using street drugs.
The investigation also uncovered testimonies of brutal treatment, including starvation and sexual assault, that non-Indigenous authorities repeatedly ignored.
RCMP maintain they conducted a “routine safety patrol” at a Fairy Creek camp, where some land defenders protecting old growth trees from loggers are staying.
A system of dikes meant to protect the Lower Mainland from flooding excludes many First Nations. The federal government admits some have “no dike protection at all.”
Several forecasts in B.C. predict ongoing rainfall, even as floods subside and people embark on a "mammoth cleanup."
In some parts of Canada and the U.S., fentanyl is increasingly being cut with tranquilizers, fueling a dark new phase of the drug poisoning crisis.
One person is confirmed dead and others are missing as torrential rain, floods, and mudslides devastate the Canadian province.
Torrential rainfall caused floods and mudslides across southern B.C., shutting down highways and forcing an entire city to flee.