Manisha Krishnan

Manisha Krishnan is a senior writer at VICE Canada reporting on subjects such as the cannabis industry, guns, racism, and sexual violence against women. She also hosted World of VICE on VICELAND and several documentaries, including Fear and Loading: Women and Guns in America. She was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for a weed legalization town hall she hosted featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

News

Nova Scotia Suspends Police Street Checks Following Report On Racial Profiling

The report found black Halifax residents are six times more likely to be stopped by cops than white Haligonians.
Manisha Krishnan
a day ago
Television

Netflix's ‘Selling Sunset’ Reminds Me Why I Love Shows About Nothing

It’s like ‘The Hills’ but with real-estate porn.
Manisha Krishnan
4.11.19
Weed

Meet the Woman Getting Paid Up to $1,000 a Month to Smoke Weed

“It’s definitely as cool as it sounds.”
Manisha Krishnan
4.10.19
Weed

Why Weed Stores Are Scanning Your ID And What To Do About It

Cannabis lawyer Jack Lloyd told VICE there’s reason to be concerned about potential privacy breaches.
Manisha Krishnan
4.9.19
crime

Toronto Surgeon Pleads Guilty to Murdering Doctor Wife

Mohammed Shamji pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his wife Dr. Elana Fric Shamji.
Manisha Krishnan
4.8.19
Canadiana

I Went to a Weed Curling Tournament and Learned to Embrace My Inner Hoser

The “bongspiel” was just about the most Canadian thing you could imagine.
Manisha Krishnan
4.5.19
Weed

Publicist for Toronto’s Legal Weed Shop Posed as Its First Customer in TV Interview

She said it was “the most beautiful store I’ve ever seen” in the interview.
Manisha Krishnan
4.3.19
News

Indigenous Man Sentenced To 10 Months In Jail For Weed Possession Under The Cannabis Act

Rodney Clayton Felix is believed to be the first to be sentenced for a weed crime since legalization.
Manisha Krishnan
4.3.19
Weed

Sorry, BC and Ontario, Alberta Is Canada’s New Weed Capital

How Canada’s petrol province became the best place to score legal cannabis.
Manisha Krishnan
4.3.19
Weed

What We Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan
4.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Toronto Mom Freaking Out at a Driver Is the Most Real Thing We've Ever Seen

Go off, Mom.
Manisha Krishnan
3.29.19
Canada

This Couple Found a ‘Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne Hidden in BC

You don’t need to tell Canada winter is coming.
Manisha Krishnan
3.27.19
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