Sarah Berman

VICE Canada Senior Editor

sarah.berman@vice.com

Sarah is a senior editor and reporter based in Vancouver covering crime, drugs, cults, politics and culture. She's currently working on a book with Penguin Canada about a secretive self-help group accused of sex trafficking.

Canadian Election 2019

Barack Obama Just Endorsed Justin Trudeau

“He’s a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like climate change,” the former US president tweeted.
Sarah Berman
4 days ago
sexual assault

The Ghomeshi Trial Is Still Transforming Canada’s Sex Assault Laws

‘Had It Coming’ author Robyn Doolittle on what’s changed, and what’s stayed the same, since the landmark trial.
Sarah Berman
10.9.19
Canadian Election 2019

Rihanna Has Weighed in on the Canadian Election

One federal leader has earned a recent follow from the Queen of Instagram.
Sarah Berman
10.3.19
Canada Election 2019

Canada’s Next Prime Minister Could Be an American!!!

Secret dual citizen Andrew Scheer says he’s working on renouncing his U.S. citizenship.
Sarah Berman
10.3.19
tv

We Watched the Lifetime NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Movie So You Don't Have To

Some of the wildest lines are ripped right from the Keith Raniere sex trafficking trial transcript.
Sarah Berman
9.26.19
climate change

What Would Happen If Canada Treated Climate Crisis Like War

A future government could start new Crown corporations, sell climate bonds, or even conscript young people to plant a billion trees.
Sarah Berman
9.20.19
Canada Election 2019

Justin Trudeau Admits to Wearing Blackface and Brownface

“It was racist,” the prime minister told reporters.
Sarah Berman
9.18.19
Canada

Finally, We Know How Much Weed and Coke Is in Your City's Pee

A new Stats Can study looked at five major Canadian cities to tell us how much cannabis, cocaine, meth and opioids we've used post-legalization.
Sarah Berman
8.26.19
crime

Sexual Predator Larry Nassar Had Support Within USA Gymnastics, Book Alleges

Author Abigail Pesta uncovers grooming and enabling that allowed the former Olympic doctor to abuse hundreds of young girls over decades.
Sarah Berman
8.16.19
News

NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Leader Keith Raniere Convicted of Sex Trafficking

Jurors found him guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, exploitation of a child, wire fraud conspiracy, and more.
Sarah Berman
6.19.19
News

The Defence of NXIVM Leader Accused of Seeking Sex Slave: He’s Not a Misogynist

A lawyer representing accused sex trafficker Keith Raniere floated a few questionable tropes of his own in closing arguments.
Sarah Berman
6.19.19
crime

What It’s Like to Be Surveilled and Sued by NXIVM

Cult deprogrammer Rick Alan Ross testified at the sex trafficking trial against the self-help company’s founder Keith Raniere Wednesday.
Sarah Berman
6.13.19
0131