Ralph Goodale

Weed

Canadian Government Tables Bill to Expedite Weed Possession Pardons

The government plans to waive the fee and waiting period required to receive a pardon.
Manisha Krishnan
3.1.19
News

Canada's Minister of Public Security Admits Right-Wing Extremist Groups Are a Threat

With neo-fascism and white supremacist movements gaining popularity in the country, Ralph Goodale is calling for tolerance.
Billy Eff
1.16.19
Cannabis

U.S. border officials won’t say what could happen to Canadians who admit to consuming weed

“They have absolutely zero interest in dealing with the problems that are going to arise.”
Rachel Browne
5.11.18
#INTELLIGENCE

Canada will start reporting when it uses intelligence obtained through torture

New rules on intelligence sharing will limit how Ottawa requests and discloses information that may have been tainted by torture or mistreatment.
Justin Ling
9.25.17
extremism

Canada Calls For Its Allies to Monitor Far-Right Extremism

“We need the clear-eyed recognition that terrorist threats do not emanate exclusively from savage outfits like Daesh, Al-Qaeda or the Taliban.”
Mack Lamoureux
8.23.17
national security

The Trudeau government peels back bill C-51 — mostly

Canada’s national security overhaul will clip aspects of the controversial anti-terror bill, but leaves other sections completely untouched
Justin Ling
6.20.17
#AskKadyAnything

Ask Kady Anything: In Canada's Parliament, Indigenous languages still aren't an option

VICE News resident Canadian political wonk Kady O’Malley also answers all your burning questions about prorogation
Kady O'Malley
6.16.17
SURVEILLANCE

Everything we could find out about Canada’s secret spy database

We obtained the paper trail for Canada’s secret spy database, which collected metadata on innocent Canadians
Justin Ling
6.15.17
Opioid Crisis

The Trudeau government ramped up drug criminalization with this new law

Ottawa added new drug trafficking penalties in a bill designed to expand safe injection sites
Kieran Delamont
6.13.17
floods

How Canada is adapting to the new normal of devastating floods

Homeowners can’t expect the federal government to cover disaster relief forever
Hilary Beaumont
5.9.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Canada Is Experiencing a '100-Year' Flood Right Now

The military has been sent in and Montreal has declared its first state of emergency since 1998.
Mack Lamoureux
5.8.17
floods

Canada triples troops deployed in response to devastating floods

Canada calls in the military amid worst flooding in 50 years
Hilary Beaumont
5.8.17
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