Canada

LGBTQ

What’s It Like for a Queer Photographer to Shoot Straight Weddings in a Country Where Same-Sex Marriages Are Illegal

“Even as I’m genuinely happy for the couples I photograph, one thought keeps running through my head: I probably won’t get to do the same."
As told to Dhvani Solani
8.23.19
Essays

I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street

I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
Jordan Foisy
8.14.19
News

Japan and 10 Other Countries Are Warning Their Citizens the U.S. Is Dangerous

Countries around the globe are warning travelers about the risk of mass shootings and other acts of gun violence in the U.S.
David Gilbert
8.9.19
crime

How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation—the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.5.19
Science

This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die

There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Craig S. Smith
7.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canadian Drivers Are Causing Accidents Because They’re Too Nice

Police in Prince Edward Island are warning their drivers to stop waving cars into opposing traffic because it’s the nice thing to do.
Mack Lamoureux
7.10.19
News

This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organization for His Father's Frozen Head and $1 Million

"They chopped his head off, burned his body, put it in a box and sent it to my house," Kurt Pilgeram alleges of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
Mack Lamoureux
6.17.19
food news

Teen Pulled Over for Driving 170km/h Blamed Hot-Wings-Induced Bathroom Emergency

The cops said that “an adult” came to pick up the Camaro—but didn't say whether the driver made it to a bathroom.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.19
tech-science

Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders

Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.
Sarah Emerson
6.11.19
crime

Canadian CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox, Motherboard
5.30.19
Sports

Does Drake Even Know Who Smash Mouth Are? An Investigation

After the Toronto Raptors made it to the NBA finals, Smash Mouth decided to tell Drake he's no All Star.
Mack Lamoureux
5.28.19
tech-science

Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Becky Ferreira
5.23.19
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