September 2010

Rafferty introduces FASD bill

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010 17:23 PM

MP John Rafferty has introduced his second Private Members' Bill on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  The Thunder Bay Rainy River MP is calling on the Federal Government to develop a national strategy on the issue.  The bill, C-569 will not be debated before the next election.

NAPS seizes more Oxy

Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010 17:20 PM

Nishnawbe-Aski Police continue to intercept illegal shipments of OxyContin. They say recent seizures took place in 3 northern First Nations communities. They confiscated over 46 thousand dollars worth of the highly addictive opiate. In total, 3 people are facing charges.