Data obtained by VICE World News through Freedom of Information requests reveals a vastly disproportionate number of drug possession arrests for Black and Indigenous people in Canada.
The man was arrested earlier this year, VICE World News has learned, under the rarely used type of peace bond.
Last ditch efforts by Christian groups are unlikely to stop the passage of Bill C-6 by Justin Trudeau's government.
Advocates slam the petition, started by an ex-cop and Liberal insider, as an attempt to stifle protests against police brutality.
VICE World News reached out to all major federal parties to see how they would address soaring housing prices and inequality.
Experts warn that overall wealth inequality is only going to worsen without real interventions to cool housing prices.
While harm reduction experts applauded Justin Trudeau’s plan to remove mandatory minimums, they were also concerned the bill still reinforces harms associated with drug criminalization.
Drug overdose deaths far outpaced deaths from COVID-19 in the province, which is pursuing decriminalization.
Health Canada is reviewing Vancouver’s request to decriminalize all drugs, just as Montreal has made an ask for national decriminalization.
Kingston, Ontario Mayor Bryan Paterson addressed the ‘elephant in the room’ in an impassioned speech before city council supporting a ban of the practice.