patrick mcguire

crime

Behind the Scenes of 'Age of Consent'

A conversation on the moral complexities of vigilantism and what makes Justin Payne, Canada’s ‘Vigilante Pedophile Hunter’ such a fascinating and controversial individual.
VICE Staff
1.13.17
Stuff

VICE Canada’s Documentaries Nominated for Canadian Screen Award

Awww, thanks.
VICE Staff
1.20.16
Stuff

This Week on Best of VICE Canada: Sarnia’s Chemical Valley and Grey Market Cannabis

Tune in Sunday at 10 PM on City.
VICE Staff
1.15.16
News

Justin Trudeau’s First Test of Journalistic Freedoms: The RCMP vs. VICE

Our new prime minister has been unabashedly pro-journalist in his statements, but will he make legal protections for reporters a priority?
Patrick McGuire
11.5.15
Field Notes

Unpacking Our Documentary on Maritimes Abortion Access

Field Notes is a new series featuring hosts and producers of some of our documentaries discussing what went on behind the scenes, issues that came up during filming, and why certain decisions were made. In the first episode, "Abortion Access in the...
VICE Staff
7.3.15
News

An E-Cigarette Vendor in New York Tried to Monetize the Charleston Massacre

Whoever registered thelastrhodesian.com set it up so that it would automatically redirect the user to the website for Fluid Vapor in Bohemia, New York. While Fluid Vapor doesn't appear to have any connection to white supremacy, or racism of any sort...
Patrick McGuire
6.23.15
News

Toronto Police Chief Bragged About Monitoring Protesters and Anonymous Is Pissed

Even if Blair's spying strategy is legally defensible, it doesn't mean it's the type of police tactic that rings true ethically.
Patrick McGuire
3.19.15
News

Are Canadian and British Spy Agencies Really Spying on People via Angry Birds?

It's either a weird spy joke or a[nother] very disturbing encroachment on smartphone users' privacy.
Patrick McGuire
1.29.15
News

Behind Anonymous’s Operation to Reveal Britain’s Elite Child-Rape Syndicate

Online activists are working hard to stop the media from ignoring a possible child molestation scandal that could involve high-ranking political figures.
Patrick McGuire
1.15.15
Stuff

'CrossCountry Canada' Is Now Free to Play Online

The iconic edutainment video game is much harder than you remember it, and game programmer Jimfre Bacal says it was made that way on purpose.
Patrick McGuire
1.9.15
News

Canada's Environmental Impact Damaged Our Reputation in 2014

A recent editorial from Canadian Press examined Canada's reputation among Americans, but overlooked the damage we did this year with our environmental recklessness.
Patrick McGuire
12.30.14
VICE Canada Reports

Prohibition in Northern Canada

Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory. We went to Nunavut to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's helping or hurting the territory's social crises. Watch the full length documentary now.
VICE Staff
12.22.14
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