Montreal

Canada

Finally, We Know How Much Weed and Coke Is in Your City's Pee

A new Stats Can study looked at five major Canadian cities to tell us how much cannabis, cocaine, meth and opioids we've used post-legalization.
Sarah Berman
8.26.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

In the End, a Quebec Far-Right Group’s Biggest Enemy Was Themselves

The crumbling of La Meute shows many far-right groups biggest enemy isn’t Antifa or the Liberal government, but their own infighting.
Mack Lamoureux
6.20.19
Work

What I've Learned Working Minimum Wage Into My 30s

The lowest-paid workers are expected to give up having a life, do anything for the customer, and be grateful to have a job.
Rob Csernyik
6.6.19
Opinion

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.
Matthew Hays
5.21.19
crime

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.
Nick Rose
5.16.19
News

Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca

A total of five religious groups now are allowed to use the hallucinogenic in their ceremonies.
Sarah Krichel
5.9.19
housing

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.
Ariane Labrèche
4.2.19
Real Estate

Here's What Kind of House $500,000 Gets You Across Canada

Spoiler alert: pretty tight quarters if you’re in Vancouver and Toronto.
Anne Gaviola
3.21.19
crime

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.
Nick Rose
1.25.19
renting

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.
Anne Gaviola
1.3.19
Weed

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.
Joshua Ostroff
12.6.18
Drugs

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.
Nick Rose
Mack Lamoureux
12.3.18
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