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Police watchdog stands by probing deaths involving naloxone

Ontario’s police watchdog has rejected a request by a group representing police chiefs to stop investigating cases of serious injury or death involving officers administering the opioid overdose-reversal drug naloxone.

Prison tattoo/needle programs would help curb hepatitis

A Correctional Service memo obtained under the Access to Information Act advises Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale the proposals for tattoo parlours and needle-exchange programs behind bars “warrant consideration.”

Cyberspies defend proposed new authority

A senior official from Canada’s cyberspy agency says proposed new powers would allow it to stop a terrorist’s mobile phone from detonating a car bomb, block the ability of extremists to communicate, or prevent a foreign power from interfering in the country’s democratic process.
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RCMP has provided ‘comfort letters’ to firms that help hostages

A senior RCMP official says the national police force has sometimes assured private companies they won’t be prosecuted for dealing with hostage-takers on behalf of desperate Canadian families. » Read more...

Naloxone kits to be provided to Toronto high schools

Canada’s largest school board will be supplying naloxone kits to more than 100 of its high schools, as cities across the country continue to deal with overdose deaths linked to opioids. » Read more...

3rd National Symposium on Mental Health

Date: Feb. 23, 2018
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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Police Employment Conference

Date: Feb. 26-27, 2018
Location: Richmond Hill, Ont.
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Gangs, Drugs & Murder Conference

Date: March 26-29, 2018
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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