Ontario

10.17.19

Doug Ford's Plan to Reduce Student Services Is Working

Optional student fees have hit some Ontario universities harder than others.

7.2.19

How a Twitter Campaign Took Down an 'Ultra-Nationalistic' Music Festival

“It was basically going to be an all encompassing, ultra-nationalist patriot group hoedown.”

7.2.19

I Tried To Find the Worst Bar in Niagara Falls

There’s a dark underbelly to my tourist trap of a hometown, and I went in search of it.

6.10.19

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.

6.10.19

Scientists Discover a Meat-Eating Plant That Feeds on Salamanders

Add salamanders to the list of things that pitcher plants will eat.

6.7.19

Ontario Denies Reports of 50 New Weed Store Licences

Premier Doug Ford has only allowed for 25 cannabis stores so far.

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5.10.19

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.

5.9.19

Canada Grants More Religions Ability to Import Ayahuasca

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

5.8.19

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.

4.17.19

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.

4.12.19

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.

4.9.19

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.

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