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Treaty 6 Chiefs declare state of emergency over opioid deaths
July 10, 2023
Treaty 6 chiefs are speaking out about drug poisoning
First Nations life expectancy plummets in Alberta due to opioid deaths
July 4, 2023
First Nations women and men have had their life expectancy decline seven years since 2015.
Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation declares substance use emergency
April 25, 2023
Chief of the northernmost First Nation in Yukon says her community isn’t immune to the addictions crisis.
‘21 seconds’: Anatomy of the police shooting that killed Josephine Pelletier
April 4, 2023
ASIRT clears Calgary police tactical officers in 2018 basement barricade incident
First manslaughter charge laid in Yukon in relation to overdose death
April 3, 2023
Jared Skookum has been charged with manslaughter in the April 2022 death of Stephanie Pye.
First Nation in Yukon declares state of emergency following double homicide
March 16, 2023
The First Nation of Na-Cho Nyäk Dun made the declaration on March 14.
Bennett backs supervised consumption sites day after Manitoba bill on licensing them
March 15, 2023
"We want to make sure that nothing is increasing the barriers to people getting harm reduction," said Bennett.
Report details a decade of deaths and injuries connected to Alberta’s child welfare system
March 3, 2023
Alberta’s Advocate for Children and Youth has released 10 years of disturbing statistics. The new...
Yukon’s substance use emergency declaration ‘just blank words’ says advocate
February 2, 2023
Health and Social Services Minister Tracy-Anne McPhee declared the emergency last January in response to a spike in drug overdose deaths.