allison elkin

Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Fentanyl Took Over My Life, This Is How I Got It Back

One of the characters in VICE's new doc 'DOPESICK' talks about the realities of getting sober and how losing a friend to the drug inspired her to try and get help for others.
A'lisa Ramsey as Told to Allison Tierney
6.23.16
News

Body of Winnipeg Teenager Missing for a Week Found in Recycling Bin, Man Charged With Murder

Cooper Nemeth, a 17-year-old hockey player, had not been seen since he left a house party last week. A 22-year-old man has now been arrested and charged with murder.
Allison Tierney
2.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LSD Could One Day Be Used to Help People Confront Death

That's right, grandparents could soon be tripping more balls than you.
Allison Tierney
2.18.16
Stuff

Why It Is So Hard to Catch the People Blackmailing Men with Webcam Sex Videos

We spoke to an expert about the recent trend of online 'sextortion' cases involving young men.
Allison Tierney
2.16.16
Stuff

We Asked Our Former Roommates What It’s Like To Live With Us

OK, so some of us are total dirtbags.
VICE Staff
2.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alpha-Capitalist Snoop Dogg Signs Contract With Major Marijuana Company in Canada

The rapper who once claimed he smoked 81 blunts a day continues to follow his destiny of becoming a major player in the pot industry.
Allison Tierney
2.12.16
Stuff

What the Discount Tattoo HIV Scare Says About Alberta’s Health Regulations

Even when the artist is at fault, authorities still don't quite get it.
Allison Tierney
2.10.16
Stuff

What It’s Like Being a Guy Blackmailed Over a Webcam Sex Video

Police say a number of young men are becoming the victims of sextortion. We spoke a guy from BC on how he was tricked into it.
Allison Tierney
2.4.16
News

Everything We Know So Far About W-18, the Drug That’s 100 Times More Powerful Than Fentanyl

Calgary police confiscated the drug recently and believe it is being imported from China by organized crime.
Allison Tierney
2.1.16
News

Dudes Are Getting Blackmailed After Being Tricked Into Performing Sex Acts on Webcams

It's a pretty bad idea to show your dick to strangers on the internet.
Allison Tierney
1.28.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thieves Used a Pickup Truck to Drag an ATM From a Strip Club That Doubles as a Church

Trailer Park Boys' influence strikes again.
Allison Tierney
1.27.16
Culture

Australian Dudebros Are Using Canadian Ski Towns As a Never-Ending Bachelor Party

Happy Australia Day to our hard-partying Commonwealth cousins.
Allison Tierney
1.26.16
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