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Evidence bags containing fentanyl are displayed during a news conference at Surrey RCMP Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. The federal government is set to make what it's calling an "important announcement" with the British Columbia government on the overdose crisis. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Canada to make ‘important announcement’ with B.C. on overdose crisis

Public health approach focused on reducing harms and saving lives to be revealed

 

University of British Columbia has developed an algorithm which helps predict the next designer drugs before they hit the street. (U.S. Attorneys Office for Utah via AP, File)

UBC researchers’ algorithm helps ID designer drugs before they hit market

Model being used by U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, UN and European law enforcement

 

A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) patch is seen on an officer in Calgary, Alberta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

1.5 tonnes of illicit fentanyl ingredient seized at Metro Vancouver port

Fentanyl has been linked to a majority of drug-related deaths over the past five years

 

The Quesnel RCMP executed a search warrant after arresting an alleged drug dealer Dec. 9. (Observer File Photo)

Quesnel RCMP seizes half-pound of drugs

More than 250 grams of cocaine, meth, magic mushrooms and heroin/fentanyl were found

The Quesnel RCMP executed a search warrant after arresting an alleged drug dealer Dec. 9. (Observer File Photo)
Jamie Kohlen of Williams Lake holds a photograph of herself with her late brother, Tanner Willburn, 35, who died on Aug. 17. He had a drug overdose at his Vancouver residence on July 8 and never recovered. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Jamie Kohlen of Williams Lake holds a photograph of herself with her late brother, Tanner Willburn, 35, who died on Aug. 17. He had a drug overdose at his Vancouver residence on July 8 and never recovered. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash

Multiple search warrants result in the arrest of five men and drug, cash seizures

Large raid in Kootenays nets drugs, weapons, cash