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Culture

If You Ask Takashi Murakami, You Don’t Have to Like Getting Older

On his 56th birthday the acclaimed artist got very real with us about art, aging, and the inevitability of death.
Alison Sinkewicz
a day ago
Steel Town Down
Steel Town Down

Why We Partnered With CTV to Make a Documentary About the Opioid Crisis

VICE Canada’s Head of Content explains why we teamed up with CTV’s W5 for our new documentary, ‘Steel Town Down: Overdose Crisis in the Soo.’
Patrick McGuire
2.9.18
housing
housing

BC Just Announced a New Tax on Airbnb Rentals

The province is expected to collect an extra $16 million for affordable housing initiatives.
Sarah Berman
2.7.18
Drugs
Drugs

The Secret Housing Program Giving Safe Drugs to Addicted Residents

Vancouver’s Portland Hotel Society has been quietly running an opioid substitution program for more than a year.
Travis Lupick
2.5.18
News
News

How Depressing Overdose Stats Could Derail Opioid Crisis Progress

We’ve seen it happen with climate change. Here’s how experts keep going without feeling doomed.
Sarah Berman
1.31.18
crime
crime

Some Questions for Vancouver’s Serial Porta-potty Arsonist

Police are asking for help investigating seven flaming poo crimes.
Sarah Berman
1.25.18
Nightlife
Nightlife

These Vancouver DJs Are Breaking Up the Boy's Club Party Scene

The first step? They've started hosting parties not run by men.
Alison Sinkewicz
1.19.18
Opioid Crisis
Opioid Crisis

More Vancouver Opioid Users Are Choosing Weed as a Substitute

Cannabis is more popular than methadone according to a four-month survey at an overdose prevention site.
Sarah Berman
1.17.18
sexual assault
sexual assault

Rape Survivors Are Waiting 18 Months for Counselling in Vancouver

More women than ever are seeking counselling, but speed of service depends on where you live.
Cherise Seucharan
1.10.18
Sex
Sex

I Helped My 28-Year-Old Friend Have Her First Orgasm

It wasn't a Christmas miracle so much as a lesson in perseverance.
Laura Bell
12.22.17
News
News

BC Health Officials Will Start Giving Free Opioids to Users in 2018

This is a big deal.
Sarah Berman
12.20.17
SCIENCE
SCIENCE

This Neuroscientist Wants Researchers to Study More Female Brains

Most non-human test subjects are male. Aarthi Gobinath wants to change that.
Michael Ruffolo
12.8.17