Ontario Today | Jan 17, 2013 | 23:59

Fatal rise of Fentanyl

Between 2009 and 2011, 253 deaths in Ontario have been linked to a powerful prescription painkiller called fentanyl. Fatal overdoses rose tenfold in less than a decade. Has it become a problem for you?

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The Morning Edition - K-W - Police must reach out to mentally ill: LarkinAug 29, 2014 | 7:12The Morning Edition - K-W Police must reach out to mentally ill: Larkin Audio
The Morning Edition - K-W Police must reach out to mentally ill: Larkin Aug 29, 2014 | 7:12Waterloo Region's incoming police chief thinks there's a lot more work to be done when it comes to police officers being trained to deal with people who have mental illnesses.
Metro Morning - Texting KillsAug 29, 2014 | 6:21Metro Morning Texting Kills Audio
Metro Morning Texting Kills Aug 29, 2014 | 6:21Distracted driving in this province claims more lives than speeding or impaired driving. Yet, many people still stare down at their phones when they should be looking at the road.
Metro Morning - Manhattan North?Aug 29, 2014 | 11:12Metro Morning Manhattan North? Audio
Metro Morning Manhattan North? Aug 29, 2014 | 11:12The "Manhattanization" of downtown Toronto is how the surge of development in this city's core is being described. This week alone, 18 new buildings were approved by Council.
Metro Morning - Premiers' MeetingAug 29, 2014 | 4:18Metro Morning Premiers' Meeting Audio
Metro Morning Premiers' Meeting Aug 29, 2014 | 4:18Premiers' meeting wrapping up.
Metro Morning - To The MoviesAug 29, 2014 | 5:08Metro Morning To The Movies Audio
Metro Morning To The Movies Aug 29, 2014 | 5:08"Life of Crime" and "The Calling" open today in Toronto.
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Metro Morning Moving Out Aug 29, 2014 | 4:10The school year is coming up, and some households across the GTA will soon be a little smaller. Metro Morning's Brendan Ross recently sat down with one young woman making the move, and also spoke with her father.
Superior Morning - Nipigon Fall FestivalAug 29, 2014 | 4:53Superior Morning Nipigon Fall Festival Audio
Superior Morning Nipigon Fall Festival Aug 29, 2014 | 4:53It's been going for 50 years. The Nipigon Fall Fishing Festival is underway. Paul Ertel is one of the organizers.
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Metro Morning Russia In Ukraine Aug 29, 2014 | 5:45NATO claims satellite photos show Russian soldiers and artillery inside Ukraine. The international community has expressed outrage, but what will actually happen?
The Morning Edition - K-W - The latest food news and views in Waterloo RegionAug 29, 2014 | 8:30The Morning Edition - K-W The latest food news and views in Waterloo Region Audio
The Morning Edition - K-W The latest food news and views in Waterloo Region Aug 29, 2014 | 8:30August is over. That means it's time for Andrew Coppolino's monthly look at News and Views on food in our region. On the menu: crepes, blueberries, coffee and fresh produce next to cough medicine.
The Morning Edition - K-W - Kitchener councillor not pleased with news from Centre In The SquareAug 29, 2014 | 7:49The Morning Edition - K-W Kitchener councillor not pleased with news from Centre In The Square Audio
The Morning Edition - K-W Kitchener councillor not pleased with news from Centre In The Square Aug 29, 2014 | 7:49Kitchener councillor Frank Etherington is calling for greater accountability with city-owned properties after Centre In The Square posted a deficit of $1 million.
Superior Morning - Student Village - Confederation CollegeAug 29, 2014 | 6:49Superior Morning Student Village - Confederation College Audio
Superior Morning Student Village - Confederation College Aug 29, 2014 | 6:49With classes about to start at Confederation College, the scramble is on to find housing for all of the out of town students. President Jim Madder hopes things will change next year with the new student village.
Morning North - Sudbury man awaits sentencingAug 29, 2014 | 7:05Morning North Sudbury man awaits sentencing Audio
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