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Winnipeg man charged with money laundering after year-long probe into drug profits – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size The Manitoba RCMP’s organized crime unit says it has charged a Winnipeg man with money laundering — among other charges — as part of Project Doom, an investigation into suspicious activities in local casinos that began last October. Police said 30-year-old Mohammad …

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Sawed-off gun, cocaine and cash seized in Fort McMurray drug investigation – Edmonton

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) in Fort McMurray say they seized around $30,000 in drugs and cash and a man is facing charges following an investigation. Police say earlier this month, ALERT Fort McMurray’s organized crime team began investigating cocaine trafficking …

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3 from U.S. face charges following firearm, drug seizure at border in Niagara Falls

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Three people from the United States are facing charges after firearms, illegal drugs and large amounts of cash were seized at the border in Niagara Falls, Ont. Niagara Regional Police have taken over the investigation from Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and …

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Ontario drug, alcohol overdose deaths almost doubled during pandemic, researchers say

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 14, 2023 6:28 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO — A new report says the number of accidental drug and alcohol deaths almost doubled in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ontario Drug Policy Research Network and Public Health …

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More than 75 per cent of fatal drug overdoses in Montreal occurred at home, public health finds

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Montreal public health authorities say 175 deaths related to suspected drug overdoses occurred in the city over the past year and the majority of those fatalities took place at home. The latest data was released Thursday to coincide with International Overdose Awareness …

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Minitonas, Man. armed robbery leads to drug and weapons bust – Winnipeg

Three suspects have been arrested after a police raid turned up a host of drugs, weaponry, drug trafficking equipment and stolen property from an armed robbery just days before. On Aug. 3, Swan River, Man., RCMP were told about the robbery that happened Aug. 2, in which a man was …

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‘A funeral every week’: Drug deaths prompt protest on Siksika First Nation

A group of mostly mothers and grandmothers marched down a street in Gleichen, Alta., on Friday to raise awareness about the drug crisis on the Siksika First Nation. Each had their own story to tell about how drug use has impacted them. Pamela Edwards described her son Seth as smart, …

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Church-Wellesley resident speaks out after drug paraphernalia, feces found in garden – Toronto

Frustration continues to mount in the Church-Wellesley neighbourhood, where residents recently protested against vandalism and violence. A longtime resident behind a community garden says he has found drug paraphernalia, garbage and feces among his flowers. Luke Plourde came up with the idea for the garden, located at the corner of …

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1st drug of its kind that could treat incurable eye diseases being tested

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are working on new synthetic drugs which may be the cure for degenerative eye diseases as well as similar issues in other parts of the body. A drug, developed by Sachdev Sidhu and his associates at Waterloo’s school of pharmacy, aims to treat patients …

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