Julia Wright

Culture

We Spent the Weekend at Atlantic Canada’s First All-Women Biker Fest

Don't ask these women to ride bitch.
Julia Wright
6.27.16
Vice Blog

How One Rich Guy Is Razing an Entire Halifax Neighborhood to Build a Parking Lot

The plan, while wildly unpopular, is completely legal.
Julia Wright
5.30.16
Culture

Why This Famous Cartoonist Moved to a Secluded Canadian Island

We talked to Kate Beaton of 'Hark! A Vagrant' about banjo picking in Williamsburg, living next to nuns in Nova Scotia, and her two years in Fort Mac.
Julia Wright
5.16.16
Culture

Meet the Cartoonist Trying to Convince the World the Virgin Mary Was a Sex Worker

Chester Brown talks about paying for sex, the spiritual dimensions of prostitution, and his new, sex-charged reimagining of the Bible.
Julia Wright
4.25.16
Stuff

Thanks to Linkin Park There’s an Industry of Plastic Surgeons Fixing Those Giant Holes in Your Ears

Many of the Aught scene kids are having buyer's remorse about stretching out their earlobes.
Julia Wright
4.8.16

What It’s Like Inside an Eerie Children’s Psychiatric Hospital Turned ‘Opportunity Centre’

Some claim the former hospital—with its history of abuse and neglect—is haunted. Others think it's a great place for a doggie daycare.
Julia Wright
3.29.16
Stuff

What Happened When I Crashed A Men-Only St. Patrick’s Day Event

'I'm no chauvinist, but the only thing better than an Irish woman is an Irish man,' I was told by a septuagenarian when I tried to attend the New Brunswick event.
Julia Wright
3.18.16
Stuff

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Highlights the Maritimes’ Immigration Problem

Few immigrants want to head east of Montreal, and that's a problem for the economically distressed provinces there. But is the Maritimes actually that welcoming to Come-From-Aways?
Julia Wright
2.16.16
News

Why Was There A Massive Show of Support for the New Brunswick Man Convicted of Brutally Murdering His Millionaire Dad?

Dennis Oland is getting life in prison for the killing of his dad, who was part of the wealthy Moosehead beer-brewing family, but Saint John blue bloods think he's innocent.
Julia Wright
2.12.16
News

Blood, Beer, and the Maritime Rumour Mill: The Dennis Oland Murder Trial

Dennis Oland is accused of murdering his famous dad: the Maritimes can't take its eyes off the sad spectacle.
Julia Wright
11.30.15
Stuff

How to Live, Socialize, and Date in the Maritimes: A Survival Guide

When greeting a Maritimer: If you know them, nod up. If you don't, nod down.
Julia Wright
11.12.15
Stuff

These Halifax Punks Are Raising Baby Crows: This Is Not Recommended

A dog really seems easier.
Julia Wright
10.28.15
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