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Health committee  Thank you for your question. I am also a returning witness to the Standing Committee on Health. I appeared before to speak about prescription drug misuse and opioids. I've been with the service for 30 years, and I have seen a tremendous increase in methamphetamines over the last

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  In all of our larger scale operations, individuals who are importing these large amounts, depending upon their criminal history, typically may spend a brief period of time...until they're able to post bail. If they're able to post bail, then they're able to get released on condit

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  I certainly believe it's a topic of discussion and one that merits some discussion and some more study. I agree with Chief Barlow that we're not targeting those individuals who have a substance abuse disorder. We don't focus our investigations on those individuals. They're just u

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  No, not to my knowledge.

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  We certainly have seen it to be beneficial. They are getting a great number of individuals attending, which is fantastic. It's good that individuals are utilizing the facilities. However, as we mentioned before, it does bring in those individuals who wish to ply their trade. The

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  Thank you for the question. It's a very good question. I think it's one of those things where, as I mentioned before, our addiction services are overwhelmed. We have facilities that have individuals lining up at the start of the day in order to see whether or not they can get a

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  I believe it is.

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  The proceeds of crime go back to the province, and the province decides where that money goes to. It doesn't necessarily come back to the jurisdiction that seizes it. It gets divvied up in the province.

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  I believe the province does keep track of what is divvied up amongst the municipalities and the areas. However, I do not have that information for you at this time, sir.

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  I believe it is. It's one of those things. We have seen a dramatic drop in the price of methamphetamine in the last three years. It wasn't so long ago that meth was roughly the same price as a gram of heroin, being $250 probably about five years ago. It's one of the most dramat

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris

Health committee  I agree with Chief Barlow in that we are supported to a certain extent. I believe it is often very difficult to obtain successful investigations into individuals who are importing at a wholesale level. A great deal of time and investigative ability and evidence is required in ord

December 11th, 2018Committee meeting

Det Collin Harris