"I was just given a purpose, a big purpose in life, and that is to promote Mother Earth's end and her most miraculous plant in this world. That is cannabis."
Topless women are having something of a moment this week in Canada, though not without conflict.
The Canadian He-Man lookalike was almost a rock star before mismanagement, a bizarre kidnapping, and a series of health issues derailed his dreams.
Keeping a chopper in the sky under all that smoke—and not dumping water on the firefighters below—is not an easy task.
The mining giant says it has the "full support" of First Nations to start the project, but it's hardly guaranteed to happen.
A cyberstalker has been circulating a photoshopped image of Andrea Ng for years, but she says the authorities haven't helped her.
Projected to cost British Columbian taxpayers $1 million over the next four years, this empty town was created to support a decades-old resort project that can't seem to get its shit together.
Politicians blamed each other for delayed spill response last week, as many popular Vancouver beaches remain closed.
Chief Marilyn Slett has declared that if the feds don't have the authority to shut down commercial herring fisheries, the Heiltsuk Nation would.
From escaping prisons in the US to suing the BC government, Kourosh Bakhtiari's legal history is weird and fascinating.
While some countries look at sexual services for people with disabilities as a medical issue, it's still illegal in Canada.
Eleven years and $138 million after cleanup efforts began, one of Canada's most toxic sites remains a work in progress.
We spoke to some environmental and aboriginal activists to see if they were worried about a coming crackdown.
Indigenous women are four times more likely to be murdered than non-indigenous women. For 25 years families of victims have called for justice in Vancouver.
Nicholaus Vieira is a self-identified troglodyte: He's spent nearly two-thirds of the past several years underground.
A group of remote northern Dene trappers are fighting to preserve some of their traditional land from exploitation.
So far there's no conclusive proof, but fracking has been connected to earthquakes in other places, and British Columbia is already cracking down.
Back in September, doctors in British Columbia won approval from Health Canada to prescribe diacetylmorphine—the active ingredient in heroin—to 20 hardcore addicts in Vancouver. That decision has just been overturned by Health Minister Rona Ambrose.
Clinical studies have shown that prescribing some hardcore addicts heroin can give their lives some much-needed stability. The only question is whether the government's knee-jerk antidrug policies will allow the effective treatment to go forward.
Just a friendly reminder that two-and-a-half years after an earthquake and tsunami caused a series of equipment failures and nuclear meltdowns in northeastern Japan, the threat of radiation poisoning in the Pacific Ocean will be around another 40 years or…
It's not like I said to myself, "I'm going to date crack dealers now!" But when you meet one, you meet a lot of others. And then you start dating. It's kind of boring. They always want to chill at home and barely have time to sleep, let alone have fun…
The vigilante justice of Anonymous is simply a band-aid on a very serious and quickly growing problem online that is putting vulnerable young girls like Amanda Todd in a very complicated and destructive type of danger.