fentanyl

‘Disregard for human life:’ Nanaimo fentanyl trafficker gets four-year sentence

Michael Damien Byrne was arrested as part of 2017 bust

 

Sidney business may have been used as ‘sophisticated drug production site’

Firearm, fentanyl, cocaine and cash seized from three Greater Victoria locations

 

UVic partners with harm reduction groups to run a drug checking pilot project

The three-year pilot will allow people to test their drugs for fatal ingredients like fentanyl

 

BC Nurses Union calls for decriminalization of opioids

BCNU president wants the federal government to do more to reduce preventable deaths

Vancouver Island’s largest supervised consumption site to open Monday

The Pandora location will be open 13 hours a day, 356 days per year

Sudden rise in overdose calls exhausts Victoria police officers’ naloxone supplies

Five overdose calls resulting in one death exhaust Victoria Police department’s naloxone supply

B.C. moves to restrict pill presses in opioid battle

Minister Mike Farnworth says federal law doesn’t go far enough

Drugs, knives, cash seized by Victoria Police at downtown address

A man and woman are in custody, facing nine charges

Fentanyl test strips now available on the Island

Program piloted in Vancouver, resulted in reduction in overdoses

Two up on drug charges, dealing suspected beside Victoria daycare

Cocaine, crystal meth, fentanyl-laced heroin seized, plus cash

Fentanyl seized in bust ‘enough to kill 125,000 people:’ VicPD

Suspected dealers came from mainland on ferry; arrest made after weeks of investigation

Suspected fentanyl dealer arrested, was living next door to daycare in Victoria

Cybercrime trend, stabbings and armed robberies: VicPD chief’s quarterly report

VICPD COLUMN: Fentanyl series shows behind-the-scenes fight

Video series offers glimpse into enforcement efforts relating to deadly drug

  • Sep 13, 2017

VicPD fentanyl series: Executing the Warrant

Police take viewers behind the scenes with the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team

  • Sep 12, 2017

Fentanyl-linked overdose deaths soar in B.C.

The opioid was the cause of 81 per cent of the 876 deaths so far this year in the province

Victoria police release Episode 3 in Fighting Fentanyl

Video series gives behind the scenes look at local police work

Island Health takes proactive steps to reduce drug overdoses at music festivals

Tips list added to supports already in place by festival organizers

More fentanyl being found in MDMA, crystal meth in Victoria

Downtown pharmacy testing street drugs for fentanyl free for users