Simon Coutu

Food

This Guy Is Selling Quebec Cream Soda to American Rappers for $200 a Box

With his company Rare Drank, this "soft drink dealer" sells high-priced Quebec cream soda to lean dealers and American rappers.
Simon Coutu
2.20.19
Far-Right Extremism

Quebec Neo-Fascists are Teaching School Kids About Vikings

Members of the neo-fascist group Atalante Quebec are giving re-enactment workshops to schools in the province.
Simon Coutu
11.15.18
Legalization

The RCMP Is Selling Weed-Sniffing Dogs

Legalization has cost a number of the service animals their jobs.
Simon Coutu
5.29.18
Canadian Far Right Extremism

Far-Right Group Atalante Visited VICE Offices in Montreal

The anti-immigration group sought to intimidate our journalists.
Simon Coutu
5.24.18
Drugs

Two Montreal Religious Groups Can Now Legally Import Ayahuasca

Hurray! No more trips to Peru.
Simon Coutu
4.12.18
drogues

The Market for Legal Cannabis Beverages Could Be Huge

The federal government does not intend to legalize derivatives this year, but more and more entrepreneurs are already interested in them.
Simon Coutu
3.8.18
The Business of Weed

Weed companies still struggling to get loans from Canada's big banks

Many cannabis firms have little choice but to turn to alternative financing
Simon Coutu
1.23.18
News

Canada Moves Closer to Legalizing Medicinal Use of MDMA

The initial results of the drug-assisted psychotherapy project have been positive.
Simon Coutu
10.27.17
Canada far right extremism

An Anti-Immigration Protest Closed a Quebec Border Crossing for Several Hours

Counter-protesters blocked the “ultra-nationalist” group Storm Alliance from targeting a makeshift refugee camp.
Mack Lamoureux
Simon Coutu
10.1.17
Canada

Canada's Newest Ultra-Nationalist Group Plans Show of Force

The men-only anti-immigrant group, known as the Northern Guard, plans to show its colours in a rally on September 30.
Simon Coutu
9.7.17
Far right

Quebec’s anti-immigration protesters got trapped in a parking garage

Anti-fascist demonstrators instead faced off with police in Quebec City on Sunday. One person was arrested.
Simon Coutu
8.21.17
Far right

We talked to a Quebecer who joined the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

The far-right extremist group La Meute kicked him out after learning he participated in the demonstrations that turned violent.
Simon Coutu
8.18.17
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