British Columbia

Sex

Sex Workers Want Bill C-36 Gone, But Are the Liberals Listening?

After a date gone wrong, one sex worker is organizing her colleagues in hopes the government may change the controversial law.
Stephen Maher
9.13.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

BC Government Tells Sasquatch Hunter to Stick to Hunting Sasquatches

"If I’m right, this is the discovery of the millennium and it’s not wasting anybody’s time.”
Mack Lamoureux
8.15.18
Drugs

Former BC Health Minister Warns Ontario a New Opioid Disaster Is Coming

Something worse than fentanyl is making its way east, Terry Lake says.
Travis Lupick
7.30.18
True North Crime

The BC Sex Scandal Between a Juror and Accused Murderer

Twenty years ago, Gillian Guess went from serving on a jury to appearing in front of one.
Meredyth Cole
7.20.18
Canadian Opioid Crisis

Drug Users Want to Lead Victoria’s Opioid Crisis Battle

Give us more money, say peer-run harm reduction groups like SOLID.
Tyler Hooper
6.25.18
travel

A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel

Do: give that party hostel a chance. Don’t: worry about being slut shamed.
Mica Lemiski
6.25.18
Photos

‘Payback’s a Bitch’: Photos of BC Protesting Trudeau’s Pipeline Buyout

Most of the province’s outrage following the Trans Mountain deal is focusing squarely on Justin Trudeau.
Jackson Weaver
6.4.18
crime

Surrey Creep Catcher Sentenced to Probation for Assaulting People During Stings

“Somebody is going to jail today whether it's this fucking goof or me,” Ryan Laforge said in one of the livestreamed incidents.
Manisha Krishnan
5.28.18
News

These BC Liberal Politicians Attended an Anti-Abortion Rally

MLAs Rich Coleman and Laurie Throness made an appearance at a pro-life event on the steps of the BC legislature Thursday.
Sarah Berman
5.11.18
Books

This Vancouver Real Estate Crime Novel Was Supposed to Be Fiction

The property tycoons and gangs in Charlie Demers’ new book are a little too real, so we asked him about researching the city’s housing and drug markets.
Asher Penn
5.7.18
Cool Job!

Meet the Paramedics in Helicopters Saving BC’s Resource Workers

Remote northern worksites will get more than the basic first aid starting in June 2018.
Michelle Gamage
5.3.18
environment

For a Divided Community, the Kinder Morgan Pipeline Controversy Is Personal

Protesters and First Nations say they are set to “ramp it up,” increasing tensions.
Lori Fox
4.30.18