The Case for Montreal as City-State
The Quebec government wants to ban public servants from wearing religious symbols. But for one of the world's most tolerant cities, there’s an unlikely way out.
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Quebec Police Set Up Special Task Force to Deal With Latest Mob War
Experts say power struggles within the Sicilian Mafia and against rival factions like the Calabrian Ndrangheta are likely to end with more violence and police can do little to stop it.
Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca
A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
Even in Montreal, It's Becoming Harder to Find an Apartment
Residents tell VICE that landlords are cracking down on students, families, and immigrants looking for affordable housing.
Here's What Kind of House $500,000 Gets You Across Canada
Spoiler alert: pretty tight quarters if you’re in Vancouver and Toronto.
A Mob Associate, Who Survived Many Previous Shootings, Killed in Montreal
Tony Magi lived life on the edge, even by Montreal’s organized crime standards. He was shot in the head and killed Thursday morning.
Canada’s Out-Of-Control Rental Market is Getting Worse in 2019
Watch out for double-digit price hikes and more “renovictions” in some cities.
Meet the Former Cop Behind Canada’s First Indigenous Licensed Cannabis Producer
Lewis Mitchell believes his company can be a force for good for First Nations communities.
A Dispatch from the Hells Angels Wedding Event of the Season
A senior Hells Angels member married the daughter of a notorious drug dealer this weekend in Montreal and everyone, including the Mafia, showed up.
No One Noticed Teen Drowned During Montreal Swim Class
Blessing Moukoko, 14, spent 38 minutes at the bottom of the pool before anyone realized he was missing.
Canadian Far Right Extremism
Warrant Issued For ‘Zeiger’, Canada’s Most Infamous Neo-Nazi
Zeiger, real-name Gabriel Sohier Chaput, helped move the far-right even further into the extremes.
Eating Caterpillars for Protein with a Pro Football Player
Jabar Westerman of the Montreal Alouettes used to be a vegan, but he found it difficult to get all of the protein that he needed in one meal. So instead of turning to traditional meat or chicken, he began eating caterpillars.