British Columbia

tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
Internet

A Teacher Was Suspended for Showing Teens 'Salad Fingers'

We are so old.
Mack Lamoureux
8.1.19
Canada

Missing Teens Now Suspects In Multiple Murders In Northern BC

The two teens were initially deemed missing but are now considered suspects in connection to the murder of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese, and a unidentified man found near their burning truck.
Mack Lamoureux
7.23.19
News

What We Know About the American-Australian Couple Murdered in Northern Canada

The bodies of Chynna Deese and Lucas Fowler were found near the Alaska Highway in northern B.C.
Mack Lamoureux
7.22.19
Drugs

More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds

The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.
Luke Ottenhof
5.24.19
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
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