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Far-Right Activists Targeted a Vegan Cafe Assuming Antifa Were There

The owner of Cafe Frida tells VICE they were surprised they were targeted by the far-right because they don’t really take a stance politically.
Mack Lamoureux
7.8.19
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
Islamophobia

How Right-Wing Extremism Has Changed the Lives of Canadian Muslim Women

From mosque shootings to Quebec’s anti-religious symbols bill, more Muslim women are living in fear.
Urooba Jamal
5.23.19
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
News

Quebec City Mosque Shooter’s Dad Asks Trudeau to Stop Calling His Son a Terrorist

Alexandre Bissonnette wasn’t charged with any terror-related offences when he killed six Muslim men, but that hasn’t stopped politicians from calling him a terrorist.
Stéphanie Fillion
4.30.19
Quebec

80s Wrestling Is Alive and Well in Montreal

We spoke to the Spandex gladiators of the WTA and ICW about the past, present, and future of wrestling in Quebec.
Nick Rose
4.3.19
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
News

Canadian Family Drove for Two Days with Dad’s Corpse to Avoid American Healthcare: Report

Police discovered the body early on Sunday morning at a Quebec border crossing, and the family reportedly said they kept their dad in the vehicle to avoid the American healthcare system.
Mack Lamoureux
4.1.19
News

Quebec Is Yet Again Trying To Ban Religious Symbols Worn by Public Workers

It’s the fourth time the province has tried to ban religious symbols, including hijabs, worn by government employees.
Rachel Browne
3.29.19
Black History Month

We Asked Black Quebeckers What Black History Month Means to Them in 2019

Izzy-S, Lost, Marilou Craft and others tell us about their experiences being black in Quebec.
Yasmine Seck
Alexandre Perras
2.28.19
politics

Justin Trudeau Reveals Himself as Just Another Soulless Politician

Jody Wilson-Raybould’s damning testimony likely won’t kill the Liberals election chances. But it did kill Trudeau’s ability to run as an idealist.
Drew Brown
2.28.19
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