British Columbia


Manslaughter charges possible for fentanyl dealers: B.C. public safety minister

By The Canadian Press
October 13, 2017 - 10:48am Updated: October 13, 2017 - 2:25pm

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia’s minister of public safety says dealers whose fentanyl-laced drugs cause death could face a manslaughter charge.

Mike Farnworth, who is also solicitor general, says the NDP government is considering tougher penalties against fentanyl dealers.