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RCMP urge end to B.C. vigilante groups targeting online predators

By The Canadian Press
September 2, 2016 - 1:12pm

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia’s Integrated Child Exploitation unit wants vigilante groups to leave policing to the professionals after media attention on a group of civilians who are posting the names and photos of alleged abusers on social media.

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Police in Delta, B.C. believe fentanyl involved in 9 overdoses within 20 minutes

By The Canadian Press
September 1, 2016 - 3:55pm Updated: September 1, 2016 - 5:50pm

DELTA, B.C. — It’s a miracle that no one died after nine people overdosed within a 20-minute period on what are believed to be drugs laced with fentanyl, a police chief in British Columbia says.

Syrian toddler’s death had disproportionate effect on Canada: observers

By The Canadian Press
September 1, 2016 - 3:32pm Updated: September 1, 2016 - 6:26pm

VANCOUVER — It’s been one year since the image of a drowned toddler lying face down on a Turkish beach turned the eyes of the world to the Syrian refugee crisis, but observers say the powerful portrait of human suffering did little in the long term to alleviate the hardship in the conflict-torn r