Data shows a drastic decrease in the amount of fentanyl seized in 2018.
Our freedom and Charter rights should be more important to us than ensuring that every criminal is apprehended.
As the opioid epidemic rages on, some have found friendship, protection and a sense of purpose in an unlikely place.
Treating addictions as a medical issue is commendable, but at the same time they have to allow pain patients to have the medications they need.
While I was chasing the high, and thought no one knew, I was alienating everyone around me.
British Columbia is the epicentre of the crisis.
Catherine Soful died in December at the age of 34.
We've had little success in dealing with this crisis because we focus on it in terms that fail to see it as something other than an illegal drug problem.
"Yesterday, we lost five citizens, and family and friends lost five loved ones," police said.
The federal government's response is so far from appropriate, so far from adequate and so far from stemming the tide of death that many have lost hope.