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Peter Nygard arrested, faces extradition to U.S. on sex assault, racketeering charges | CBC News

Peter Nygard has been under investigation for allegations of sexual assault in Winnipeg, the U.S. and the Bahamas. (Annie I. Bang/The Associated Press) — Canadian fashion mogul arrested Monday night and currently being held at Winnipeg Remand Centre CBC News … Continue reading

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Canada’s provinces have filed opioid-related claims totalling $67.4-billion in U.S. court

Jayne Turner holds a photo of her husband, Robert John Turner, in Grand Manan, N.B. on Oct. 9, 2019. VIKTOR PIVOVAROV/THE GLOBE AND MAIL https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-canadas-provinces-have-filed-opioid-related-claims-totalling-67/

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UK Supreme Court enables $18.5 billion class action against Mastercard | Article| Reuters

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The no-knock entry: Why are some Canadian police behaving like Americans?

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/article-the-no-knock-entry-why-are-some-canadian-police-behaving-lik Related Black community demanding answers from police in man’s falling death Anthony Aust fell to his death after Ottawa police executed ‘no-knock’ raid of family’s apartment CBC News · Posted: Oct 19, 2020 4:58 PM ET | Last Updated: … Continue reading

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OxyContin maker Purdue pleads guilty to charges related to opioid crisis

Company admits it impeded efforts to combat the deadly crisis The Associated Press OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma has formally admitted its role in the opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades. … Continue reading

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Following the money behind two apparent shill candidates in US elections

Following the money behind two apparent shill candidates in state Senate races Glenna Milberg, Reporter -Nov 23, 2020 Related A dark money mystery in Florida centers on the campaign of a spoiler candidate who appeared to help a Republican win … Continue reading

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Provinces pursue OxyContin maker for $67B US in costs associated with Canada’s opioid crisis | CBC News

‘Staggering’ claims against Purdue Pharma filed in U.S. bankruptcy court OxyContin was introduced as a pain medication about two decades ago, marking what addiction experts recognize as the beginning of the opioid crisis. (Toby Talbot/The Associated Press) (Toby Talbot/The Associated … Continue reading

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B.C. feared money-laundering crackdown would hurt provincial revenue, Cullen Commission hears

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BC nurse falsified records, diverted ‘significant’ quantities of opiates from hospital | CTV News

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Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C.

Commissioner Austin Cullen presides over opening statements at the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia on Feb. 24. Hearings will resume today after being suspended for the provincial election. (Ben Nelms/CBC) Money-laundering commission resumes hearings in B.C. … Continue reading

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