safety

crime

A Cop Explains Why Curfews Don't Work

How a 90s panic spawned a toxic trend that doesn’t make you safer and can target kids of color.
Ivonne Roman
8.2.18
News

Saskatoon, Edmonton—Not Toronto—Have the Worst Crime In Canada

Please remember this the next time someone tells you how dangerous Toronto is.
Mack Lamoureux
7.25.18
ten questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Poison Control Phone Operator

"We’ve [had people call about] sex toys that were accidentally swallowed and continued to vibrate in somebody’s stomach."
Justin Caffier
7.19.18
UFC

Four PR Nightmares Waiting to Happen in UFC

Whether it's the safety of fighters, or the biggest stars routinely getting popped for PEDs, the UFC has a few problems waiting in the wings.
Jack Slack
3.26.18
Indigenous

On patrol with Winnipeg’s Bear Clan after Tina Fontaine’s alleged killer walked free

The grassroots, Indigenous group is bigger and more active than ever, keeping watch over Winnipeg’s streets.
Tamara Khandaker
3.13.18
private security

The quiet quadrupling of Canada’s private security sector

Editor's note: From training special forces to policing protests, VICE News explores Canada's growing private security industry.
Chris Arsenault
3.2.18
Health

An ER Doc Explains How Not To End Up on Life Support

While young people are the least likely to think end of life wishes, it’s often young people who experience catastrophic injuries.
Dr. Blair Bigham
12.7.17
News

Ontario Might Ban Mandatory High Heels at Work

Skate shoes forever.
Allison Tierney
10.17.17
privacy

Transit app helps lay charges in sexual assaults, but could be violating your privacy

A lawsuit alleges the Elerts app is tracking your location and unique cell ID, and has “amassed a trove of data”
Hilary Beaumont
10.13.17
Alt-Right

Ryerson University cancels ‘free speech’ panel discussion due to safety concerns

The Toronto school says it needs to put safety and civility first
Sarah Krichel
8.16.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Tainted Drugs at Music Festivals a Major Concern for Canadians: VICE Survey

Over 4,600 people responded to our questionnaire about substance use and harm reduction at concerts.
Max Mertens
7.10.17
United Kingdom

Huge fire in London tower block kills at least 17 people

David Gilbert
6.14.17
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