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Sask. man helped live stream child porn

A Saskatoon man has pleaded guilty to 40 child pornography charges related to live streaming the sexual abuse of children in Romania and the Philippines, and then sharing the images with others.

A man walks past a mural by street artist Smokey D. about the fentanyl and opioid overdose crisis, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday December 22, 2016. Illicit drugs have always been a problem in port cities, but experts say the emergence of highly potent synthetic opioids that are fuelling British Columbia's overdose crisis are slipping through borders in new ways, presenting challenges for law enforcement. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Overdose calls in Vancouver jump again

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services answered 169 overdose calls last week and police report that eight people died, bringing Vancouver’s total overdose deaths to 126 so far this year.

Salt Spring to vote on becoming a municipality

Salt Spring Island residents will vote for the second time in 15 years on whether to incorporate as a city, a referendum that is splitting the idyllic island between those who believe it is time for the community to have more say in its governance and those who fear not only their island but all the Gulf Islands will become vulnerable to eventual d

Jonathan Bacon (left) appears in Abbotsford court to face drug and weaons charges. He was accompanied by fellow gang member Matt Johnston. (Rick Collins/ Special to Postmedia Network)

Murder trial delayed again

The trial for three men charged with the 2011 murder of Red Scorpion gangster Jonathan Bacon has been delayed by two weeks.

Conservative Party leadership candidate Maxime Bernier (left) shakes hands with Kevin O'Leary at a news conference in Toronto, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, after it was announced that O'Leary had quit the leadership race and thrown his support behind Bernier. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

O'Leary throws support to Bernier

Kevin O’Leary, who rattled Conservative cages three months ago when he joined the party’s leadership race, did it again Wednesday by quitting a contest observers believe he had every chance of winning.

Dr. Bruce Monkhouse in Vancouver, B.C., April 25, 2017. (Arlen Redekop / Postmedia Network)

Legalize heroin for 'less overdose deaths'

A forensic psychologist working with the Canadian prison system is calling for "radically different" approaches to B.C.'s overdose crisis, including expanded access to prescription heroin.