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First Oregon, now B.C.: Why drug decriminalization faces renewed questions

First Oregon, now B.C.: Why drug decriminalization faces renewed questions

Last September, as Oregon faced an ever-increasing rate of fatal drug overdoses, a new study concluded the state’s first-in-the-U.S. decriminalization policy was not to blame. The study found that based on similar overdose rates in other states before and after the first year of decriminalization,… Read More »First Oregon, now B.C.: Why drug decriminalization faces renewed questions

Ontario’s bet on online gambling and the impact it’s having on youth

Ontario’s bet on online gambling and the impact it’s having on youth

As online gambling sites become more prevalent in Ontario, experts are warning that kids could be collateral damage. As online advertisements geared towards sports gambling seem to be everywhere these days, staff at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) say their problem gambling… Read More »Ontario’s bet on online gambling and the impact it’s having on youth

RCMP fatally shooting man with gun on highway near Leduc ‘reasonable’: ASIRT - Edmonton

RCMP fatally shooting man with gun on highway near Leduc ‘reasonable’: ASIRT – Edmonton

An Alberta Serious Incident Response Team investigation into an RCMP shooting on Highway 2 near Leduc, Alta., in May 2020 that left a 27-year-old man dead found no reasonable grounds that an offence was committed. The May 6, 2020 incident involved five officers who fired… Read More »RCMP fatally shooting man with gun on highway near Leduc ‘reasonable’: ASIRT – Edmonton

Eurovision's slogan is 'United By Music.' This year, fans and performers faced division

Eurovision’s slogan is ‘United By Music.’ This year, fans and performers faced division

Eurovision’s slogan is “United By Music,” but this year’s edition of the singing competition was marked by unprecedented protests.Non-binary Swiss artist Nemo took home the grand prize with The Code, a song about their journey to embracing their identity — and a stage performance that… Read More »Eurovision’s slogan is ‘United By Music.’ This year, fans and performers faced division

Quebec man arrested for suspected drone drop at Ontario maximum security prison

Quebec man arrested for suspected drone drop at Ontario maximum security prison

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 40-year-old Montreal man was arrested on Thursday in connection with a suspected drone drop of contraband items at the Millhaven Penitentiary in Bath, Ontario, authorities say. A statement sent to Global News from Ontario Provincial Police… Read More »Quebec man arrested for suspected drone drop at Ontario maximum security prison