|Both packages were from the same exporter and were destined for different residential addresses in the Montérégie region. Yesterday Alberta RCMP warned users of the dangers of street drugs after an investigation found heroin contaminated with carfentanil. The drugs were seized in October 2016.|
The toxic synthetic opioid has been directly linked to at least 15 deaths in Alberta in 2016. The true number of deaths is unknowable in Canada because a testing regime is only now being brought into use.