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Drug alert issued in Waterloo Region after 3 suspected fatal overdoses in 7 days

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A drug alert has been issued by the Waterloo Region Integrated Drug Strategy for the area after three people died over the past week from suspected drug-poisonings or overdoses. The agency says that the drug checking program at the Kitchener CTS site …

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‘I need a house’: Belleville’s drug emergency lays bare toll of wider crisis

As snow accumulated on the streets around him, John Green wondered where he would find warmth for the night. The 48-year-old and his partner were among those huddling this week outside a church in downtown Belleville, a community in southeastern Ontario that recently declared a state of emergency following a …

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Belleville, Ont., declares state of emergency after rash of drug overdoses

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 8, 2024 11:10 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size The southeastern Ontario city of Belleville has declared a state of emergency after a rash of overdoses over a 24-hour period that prompted warnings from police this week. …

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Canadians among 19 charged in alleged cross-border drug smuggling scheme

A Montreal man and four other Canadians are among 19 people indicted for allegedly participating in a conspiracy to smuggle cocaine and other narcotics from Mexico to the United States and Canada, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday. The department said police forces in all three countries participated in …

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Health Canada says U.S. has assured minister on domestic drug supply – National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 17, 2024 7:27 am Descrease article font size Increase article font size Health Minister Mark Holland has been calling around to United States officials to let them know that the Canadian government will be guarding its medical drug supply after the U.S. moved …

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Man and woman arrested, firearms, narcotics seized after drug trafficking investigation – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A man and a woman from Toronto are facing a number of charges in connection with a drug trafficking investigation in the city’s east end, according to police. On Jan 4, officers began investigating the suspects who reportedly were trafficking illegal drugs …

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‘Unknown trouble’ call leads officers to secret drug lab in Richmond Hill: police – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Police responding to an “unknown trouble” call discovered a drug lab inside a Richmond Hill home, leading to the arrest of a man who was on probation and bail, officers say. York Regional Police said officers responded to a townhouse in the …

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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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