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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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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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National Post buying sponsored ads on Facebook

The National Post in Canada is now paying Facebook to run sponsored ads like the following. Are they struggling to attract readers with their current content or is this a new trend? The article in this ad is critical of … Continue reading

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Human Rights Under Attack: Gareth Peirce on The New Dark Age

British lawyer and human rights activist Gareth Peirce. In the 2018 Sir Graham Day Lecture, she warns eroding human rights under the guise of national security is a profound attack on democracy. (Mary Lynk/CBC) (Mary Lynk/CBC) CBC Radio · Ideas … Continue reading

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Trust and Confidence in Police, the Judiciary, Governments and many other public bodies

Sept 26 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Proud Canadian – Disenchanted Manitoban — Trust and Confidence in Police, the Judiciary, Governments and many other public bodies as well as mainstream media are at all time lows across many parts of … Continue reading

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Fatal shooting of Mark Dicesare by several WPS officers at Kapyong Barracks in Winnipeg  

An aerial photo of the scene, with markings from the IIU: Yellow represents witnessing officers, red represents officers who fired their guns, and the X is Dicesare. (IIU) Sept 7 2018 Fatal shooting of Mark Dicesare on Nov 6 2015 … Continue reading

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Federal budget bill quietly proposes tool to ease penalties for corporate crime

May 15 2018 – CBC News Politics Federal budget bill quietly proposes tool to ease penalties for corporate crime ‘It seems we’re letting those with the means have an easier time of it than those who don’t have the means’ … Continue reading

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A legal system working against the public and democracy

Apr 1st 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Public Advocate — Draft This involves, Freespeech, Freepress, Judicuary Fairness and Independence, Rights and Consideration for the Self Represented and related — Access to legal aid for those that can’t afford it. Many … Continue reading

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More Canadians are acting as their own lawyer because they don’t have a choice

A new program at the Windsor law school supports those who self-represent. (Shutterstock) March 23, 2018 – CBC Radio – The Sunday Edition — Draft If you care about charter and other legal rights in Canada please read this article, … Continue reading

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Out of control parking enforcement in Winnipeg including firelanes and issues contesting or appealing

Feb 22 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – WiseUpWinnipeg — Using the City of Winnipeg Open Data Systems and some in person investigation we have identified serious issues with manual and automated parking enforcement including in fire lanes when improperly sign … Continue reading

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