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Suncor reports release from sediment pond on Alberta oilsands mine

In a note to area First Nations, the Alberta Energy Regulator says the water is from a pond used to settle suspended solids in surface water collected from parts of the site that haven't been mined. Once the sediments settle, the water is emptied into a creek that drains into the Athabasca River. 

Yukon reels under Canada's worst toxic drug death rate

When the doors close at night at the administration office at Yukon’s Carcross Tagish First Nation, a van hits the road and drives through the communities to offer naloxone to reverse overdoses, drug testing kits, food and even a friendly face to help those struggling because of the opioid crisis.

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