Steven Blaney

analysis

If Maxime Bernier wins the Conservative Party leadership, he'll inherit a party divided

Infighting, factionalism, and divergent ideologies will make for a tough job of bringing the party together
Justin Ling
5.27.17
politics

What the New ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer Taught Us About the Conservative Leadership Race

We went Peak Nerd on this one.
Drew Brown
5.25.17
Conservative Leadership Race

Here's a breakdown of who's actually winning the Conservative Party leadership race

VICE News breaks down the numbers behind the race to succeed Stephen Harper as leader of the Conservative Party
Justin Ling
4.28.17
politics

Leadership watch: O’Leary’s in, French debate debacle, Bernier becomes a frontrunner

The businessman made the snap announcement that he'll be running for leader on Wednesday, in order to skip a french-language debate happening on Tuesday.
Justin Ling
1.18.17
News

Bill C-51 Is More Unpopular than Ever

Support is still dropping for the anti-terror legislation.
Justin Ling
4.9.15
News

Add Quebec’s Separatists to the Groups That Think Bill C-51 Will Target Them

Bill C-51 "challenges citizens' right to dissent and reaches way beyond its mandate, which is to fight against terrorist threat."
Brigitte Noël
3.16.15
News

After Spy Arrest Report, Public Safety Minister Doesn’t Deny Canadian Spooks Are Operating in Turkey

Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney exclusively told VICE Canada, "I believe CSIS is operating in a region where there is potential high-risk travellers."
Ben Makuch
3.12.15
News

Another Suspected Islamic State Sympathizer Arrested in Canada

Authorities allege the arrested man was plotting an attack on financial buildings and the US consulate in Toronto.
Ben Makuch
3.11.15
News

The Conservatives’ Anti-Terror Bill Has Hit Its First Speedbump

Despite efforts to race the bill through Parliament, the NDP have succeeded in tripping up C-51.
Justin Ling
2.24.15
News

NDP Vows to Fight Anti-Terror Bill as Conservatives Limit Debate

While Thomas Mulcair promises to go to the mat, Justin Trudeau sits on the sidelines.
Justin Ling
2.19.15
News

Anti-Oil Activists Named as National Security Threats Respond to Leaked RCMP Report

Following news that the RCMP considers anti-oil-industry activists a national security threat, we spoke to some of the activists who have been on the front lines of the fight to salvage Canada's environment.
Michael Toledano
2.17.15
News

Canada’s New Anti-Terror Bill Is Everything You Hoped It Wasn’t

Beefed-up spy powers, infringing on online free speech, government agencies sharing your personal information. You know, all the good stuff.
Justin Ling
1.30.15
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