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Michael K. Williams' Death Shows Opioids Have Never Been More Dangerous

New York City's chief medical examiner said Williams died of an accidental overdose and had fentanyl, heroin, and cocaine in his system. → Read More

No, Border Patrol Doesn’t Need to Be Protected From Fentanyl

A new bill in Congress is trying to protect U.S. Border Patrol agents from a problem that doesn’t exist: overdoses caused by fentanyl exposure. → Read More

Gabby Petito's Case Got Attention. Many Indigenous and Black Cases Do Not

In Wyoming, where police say they found Petito's remains, 710 Indigenous peoples were reported missing from 2011-2020. → Read More

Justin Trudeau Snaps at Anti-Vaxxer Who Made Sexist Insult About His Wife

Shortly after the confrontation, a frustrated Trudeau was grilled on race, reconciliation, and feminism during an interview. → Read More

Magic Mushroom Stores Are Open in Canada — But They're Still Illegal

Canada and some U.S. jurisdictions are loosening their laws around psilocybin as black market dispensaries crop up. → Read More

Justin Trudeau Calls Out NHL Team for Drafting Player Who Leaked Sex Photo

The prime minister said he’s “deeply disappointed” in the Montreal Canadiens for selecting Logan Mailloux in last week’s draft. → Read More

Woman Wanted For Murder Returns to Canada After Three Months Hiding in Europe

Hungarian police released photos of Yun (Lucy) Lu Li and Oliver Karafa being arrested in June after more than three months on the run. → Read More

All the Apocalyptic Things That Happened Because of the Heat Wave

Hundreds dead, marine mammal life decimated, and a town burned to the ground are all consequences of the sweltering heat in Canada and the U.S. → Read More

Police Claim Coke Users Are Stealing Meat to Pay Organized Crime for Drugs

A Cape Breton cop claimed cocaine use has risen during the pandemic and blamed Canada's COVID emergency benefits. → Read More

Tearful Doug Ford Says 'Sorry' About Doing Everything Wrong, But to Trust Him Anyway

The Ontario premier broke down during a Zoom press conference that also broke down. → Read More

Activists Give Out Free Heroin and Meth as Vancouver Proposes Legal Limits for Drugs

Earlier this week Vancouver put forward a proposal to Health Canada that would decriminalize a three day supply of drugs. → Read More

Miya Marcano’s Body Has Been Found. A Dead Maintenance Man Is the Prime Suspect.

The maintenance man, who died by suicide, had made advances on Marcano, police say. The case highlights the danger women face from men who can't handle rejection. → Read More

Possession of All Drugs Is Decriminalized in Oregon Starting Today

People who possess small amounts of cocaine, heroin, and meth, will no longer be charged with a crime. → Read More

Female Indigenous Journalists Face Racism, Harassment in Newsrooms: Report

Fifteen journalists spoke about their experiences in Canadian newsrooms, including hearing colleagues refer to Indigenous peoples as "alcoholics" and getting no mental health support when covering Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. → Read More

Penguin Random House Staff Confront Publisher About New Jordan Peterson Book

During a tense town hall, staff cried and expressed dismay with the publishing giant's decision to publish 'Beyond Order: 12 More Rules for Life.' → Read More

Canada Dry Settles for $200k After Man Sues Over Lack of 'Real Ginger'

Victor Cardoso said he spent years buying the ginger ale, believing it had "medicinal benefits." → Read More

Toronto 'Incel' Mass Killing Trial Begins, As Suspect Argues He’s Not Criminally Responsible For Killing 10 People

The self-described 'incel' admits he was behind Toronto's worst ever mass killing, which left 10 people dead. → Read More

From Veiled Insults to ‘Inherent Vitality’: How World Leaders Are Reacting to Trump’s COVID-19 Diagnosis

Vladimir Putin had the most flattering of words for Trump while the French government hinted at the president’s downplaying of the virus. → Read More

Strippers Say Doug Ford's Covid-19 Ban On Strip Clubs Is Discrimination

In a midst of a surge of coronavirus cases, Ontario closed down strip clubs, while allowing casinos, bars and nightclubs to remain open. Dancers and owners say the shutdown is stigmatizing. → Read More

Canadians Are Buying Way More Weed During the Pandemic

Spending went up $79 million in the months after lockdown orders took place. → Read More