Kristy Hoffman

News

Reporting from a Vigil Held for the Murder of a Teenage Aboriginal Girl

We attended a memorial in Winnipeg on Tuesday night that honoured the memory of Tina Fontaine, a 15 year-old girl whose body was found in a bag and wrapped in plastic somewhere along Manitoba’s Red River on Sunday.
Kristy Hoffman
8.21.14
Stuff

An Open Letter to Porn Star Christy Mack

Following news of the horrifying assault of adult film star Christy Mack, a young journalist looks back on her first meeting with the 23-year-old actress.
Kristy Hoffman
8.12.14
Interviews

We Chatted with the Canadian Law School President Who Won’t Allow Gays to Study

We spoke to to Bob Kuhn, the President of Trinity Western University, the Christian post-secondary school that plans to open a law school where gay people will not qualify for admission.
Kristy Hoffman
6.10.14
News

The Toronto Cop Charged with Murdering Sammy Yatim Is Back to Work

James Forcillo—the police officer charged with second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Sammy Yatim—has been serving a paid suspension since February, but is now back to work full-time for the Toronto Police. We spoke to the President of the...
Kristy Hoffman
4.25.14
Stuff

Hanging With a Vancouver Meth Dealer

We interviewed photographer Matt Desouza about his experience documenting the life of a 32-year-old East Hastings meth dealer named Diablo.
Kristy Hoffman
4.22.14
Stuff

This Man Replaced Food with Beer for Lent

Chris Schryer is a devout Anglican from Toronto who decided to stop eating all solid food and operate on a beer-only diet for Lent. We talked to him about what this crazy plan has done to his bowels, and how he's managing to keep his marriage afloat...
Kristy Hoffman
3.27.14
News

Why Canada Should Consider Forgiving Vince Li

We spoke to Anne Marie Hagan, a woman whose father was murdered brutally by an axe-wielding, schizophrenic man, who she later forgave.
Kristy Hoffman
3.13.14
News

The Man Who Decapitated His Seatmate on a Greyhound Bus Is Set to be Released

In 2008, Vince Li killed his Greyhound bus seatmate, Tim McLean, in a brutal and unforgettable fashion. Now he's set to be released. We talked to a friend of Vince Li's—the CEO of the Schizophrenia Society of Canada—about it.
Kristy Hoffman
2.26.14
Stuff

Natalie Pollock is a Winnipeg Public Access Legend

If you’re not from Winnipeg there's a good chance you haven't heard of Natalie Pollock, but she’s been something of a Manitoban legend for decades.
Kristy Hoffman
1.8.14
Vice Blog

Sexsomnia in Canada Is Complicated and Frightening

Toronto-based forensic psychiatrist Dr. Julian Gojer said sexsomnia is a term for sexual activity that takes place when a person is sleeping. To paraphrase a piece published by our friends over at Motherboard, sexsomnia is like sleepwalking, but...
Kristy Hoffman
10.22.13
Stuff

Hanging Out with Pornstar Christy Mack Made Me Less Scared of Porn

I chatted with pornstar Christy Mack talked about taking trips to Hobby Lobby—an arts and crafts retail chain in America—with her mom, along with pornography's potential to both empower and degrade women
Kristy Hoffman
10.15.13