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How the RCMP Dealt With the Media During a Suspected Terror Attack

Police scrambled to control the narrative around Aaron Driver’s death after shooting the terror suspect in 2016, documents show.
Nathan Munn
6.10.19
tech-science

Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders

Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.
Sarah Emerson
6.10.19
News

Ontario Denies Reports of 50 New Weed Store Licences

Premier Doug Ford has only allowed for 25 cannabis stores so far.
Manisha Krishnan
6.7.19
News

Only One Major Ontario City Refuses to Let Police Carry Life-Saving Naloxone

Windsor Police Chief Al Frederick refuses to let his officers carry the drug, despite the pleas of the local police association.
Nick Dunne
5.10.19
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
News

21-Year-Old Politician's Staff Calls Cops on Protesting Senior Citizens

To be fair, the slow march of time is absolutely terrifying. No one wants to be confronted by that.
Sarah Krichel
5.8.19
Policing

Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Nathan Munn
4.17.19
LGBTQ

The Teacher Selling Strap-on Harnesses to Fund Inclusive Sex Ed Advocacy

Meet a trans educator on a mission to bring LGBTQ-friendly curriculums to rural Ontario.
Emily McCarty
4.12.19
Weed

Why Weed Stores Are Scanning Your ID And What To Do About It

Cannabis lawyer Jack Lloyd told VICE there’s reason to be concerned about potential privacy breaches.
Manisha Krishnan
4.9.19
Canadiana

I Went to a Weed Curling Tournament and Learned to Embrace My Inner Hoser

The “bongspiel” was just about the most Canadian thing you could imagine.
Manisha Krishnan
4.5.19
News

Toronto Parking Cop Allegedly Under Investigation for Racist Twitter Account

The account reportedly spewed racist comments using the hashtag #BlueLivesMatter.
Rachel Browne
4.5.19
Weed

Sorry, BC and Ontario, Alberta Is Canada’s New Weed Capital

How Canada’s petrol province became the best place to score legal cannabis.
Manisha Krishnan
4.3.19
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