fentanyl

Red Deer’s overdose prevention site operated by central Alberta’s harm reduction agency Turning Point. (Contributed)

Opioid deaths in Red Deer climb to 25

Across Alberta 821 people have died since January

 

The Supreme Court of Canada agrees to hear only about six per cent of the appeals put forward by lawyers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Red Deer lawyer going to Supreme Court to argue against minimum sentences for fentanyl trafficking

Andrew Phypers says minimum sentences interfere with sentencing judge’s decision making

 

Defence lawyer for man accused in Red Deer’s biggest fentanyl bust seeks more information

Defence lawyer for man accused in Red Deer’s biggest fentanyl bust seeks more information

George Deighton among three Vancouver-area men charged in huge August 2019 drug bust

  • Feb 6, 2020
Defence lawyer for man accused in Red Deer’s biggest fentanyl bust seeks more information
Red Deer’s temporary overdose prevention site is located in an ATCO trailer on the property of Safe Harbour Society, at 5246 53rd Ave. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Red Deer awaits drug consumption site review

Turning Point’s overdose prevention site often at capacity

Red Deer’s temporary overdose prevention site is located in an ATCO trailer on the property of Safe Harbour Society, at 5246 53rd Ave. (File photo by Advocate staff)
(RCMP photo).

Fentanyl and cocaine were seized during Central Alberta traffic stop

Red Deer man and woman arrested by Innisfail RCMP

(RCMP photo).
Three Calgary men face 28 drug related charges
Three Calgary men face 28 drug related charges
Preliminary hearing set for carfentanil trafficking case

Preliminary hearing set for carfentanil trafficking case

Carfentanil seizure in Red Deer in March was first for the city

Preliminary hearing set for carfentanil trafficking case

Opiate replacement therapy reaches out to rural Central Albertans

Accessible to people in and around nine communities

Turning Point interim operational manager Sarah Fleck, left, and registered nurse Tricia Hogan talk about the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act in the office Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Good Samaritan law arrives to save lives

Seeking help for overdose no longer leads to jail

Turning Point interim operational manager Sarah Fleck, left, and registered nurse Tricia Hogan talk about the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act in the office Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)