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Amid Threats of an Exodus to Canada, Some Clinton Supporters Are Giving Trump a Chance

Even so, the Canadian immigration website crashing on the night of the US election wasn't a hoax. Officials said the traffic surge came from America.
Rachel Browne
11.10.16
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Overnight Security Guards Keep Finding Classified or ‘Protected’ Documents Around Parliament

Since the Liberals took office, there's been more than 10,000 incidents of agencies mishandling or improperly storing documents.
Rachel Browne
11.8.16
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21 Ontario Inmates Have Been Held in Solitary Confinement for More Than a Year

New numbers provided to VICE News also show that nearly 600 inmates are currently held in solitary confinement
Rachel Browne
11.4.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

How Canada’s Rehab Centres are Failing Drug Users

Canadians are waiting months to get into government treatment centres, new data shows.
Rachel Browne
11.4.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Why an Accused Drug Dealer’s Manslaughter Charge Sets a Bad Precedent

As more fentanyl dealers get arrested, experts warn against jailing addicts.
Rachel Browne
11.1.16
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Here's How Much You Might Be Paying for Legal Weed

According to a new report from the parliamentary budget officer, legalization could pull in $600 million in tax revenue
Rachel Browne
11.1.16
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The Number of Female Indigenous Prisoners in Canada Has Doubled in the Last Decade

The most recent report from Canada's prison watchdog also found rampant pepper spray use by prison guards.
Rachel Browne
10.31.16
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Suspected Drug Supplier Charged With Manslaughter in Fentanyl Death

It's the first time police in Edmonton have laid such a charge in an overdose.
Rachel Browne
10.26.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Canada’s Private Drug Rehab Industry Is Unregulated Chaos

In most parts of the country, anyone can open a drug rehab clinic, even if they don't have medical credentials, and make hundreds of thousands of dollars off of it.
Rachel Browne
10.19.16
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Someone Has Started a KKK Recruitment Drive in BC

The flyers declaring "White Lives Do Matter!" were dropped off in bags containing white rice.
Rachel Browne
10.6.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

As the Opioid Crisis Rages, There’s a Push to Keep Cops Away from Overdose Calls

Canada may soon have its own 'Good Samaritan' law that would shield people at the scene of a drug overdose from drug possession charges.
Rachel Browne
10.5.16
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LSD-Like Tabs with Carfentanil on Them Confirmed in Winnipeg

The deadly drug is typically used to sedate elephants and other large animals.
Rachel Browne
9.29.16
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