British Columbia

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Smuggler’s Inn Owner Charged With, Uh, Smuggling

The owner and manager of a bed and breakfast on the Canadian-American border is facing charges relating to smuggling people into Canada.
Mack Lamoureux
4.10.19
trauma

I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen

As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
Alex Miniato
4.9.19
politics

How the NDP Tested Its Federal Election Strategy in Burnaby South

Expect more left-populist rhetoric from freshly-elected leader Jagmeet Singh, say political observers.
Jamie Maxwell
3.1.19
News

Anti-Vaccine Group's Billboard Blitz in Toronto Just Got Cut Short

The billboards will be taken down following outcry over their "dangerous" messages that questioned vaccine science.
Rachel Browne
2.27.19
News

Drug Policy Experts Call for Legal Heroin Sales to Combat Overdose Crisis

A new report cites medication buyers clubs that emerged during the HIV/AIDS crisis as a model for its proposed heroin buyers clubs.
Rachel Browne
2.21.19
Created with Tweed

Passport Cannabis: British Columbia

After travelling around Canada to learn how cannabis legalization has been implemented in different provinces, Sarah Ratchford heads to BC for our fourth and final episode of Passport Cannabis.​
VICE Staff
2.19.19
Conspiracies

BC’s Floating Feet Mystery Is More Boring Than You Think

For more than a decade, feet have been washing up on BC coasts, leaving many wondering where the hell they’re coming from.
Mack Lamoureux
2.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cop Investigating Surrey Six Murders Got Drunk And Slept With Witness

Derek Brassington, a principal RCMP investigator into the murders of six men in a BC highrise, was sentenced to two years of house arrest for his actions.
Mack Lamoureux
1.31.19
Money

Vancouver Is the Second-Least Affordable Place to Live on the Planet, Study Says

Toronto is only the 11th most expensive place to live according to urban planning company demographia.
Anne Gaviola
1.23.19
crime

Man Awarded $175,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Program

The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
Mack Lamoureux
12.7.18
News

A West Vancouver Police Officer Sexted Domestic Abuse Victims

The Disciplinary Authority handling the case wrote that anything short of firing the officer would “significantly harm the reputation of the police department and policing in general.”
Mack Lamoureux
11.27.18
housing

Inside the Affordable Chinatown Haven That Narrowly Avoided ‘Renoviction’

Residents of the May Wah still pay less than $500 a month—a rare exception in a rapidly gentrifying Vancouver neighbourhood.
Joanna Chiu
11.26.18
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