vancouver

housing

Only the Rich Can Afford Average Homes in Toronto and Vancouver

Nevermind buying a house—you have to make $94K to get an average condo in Vancouver, $75K in Toronto.
Anne Gaviola
4.25.19
Drugs

The Case for Making Safe Drug Supply an Election Issue

On a National Day of Action, harm reduction advocates tell us what’s needed to put the overdose crisis on federal leaders’ agendas.
Ben Mussett
4.17.19
Culture

Vancouver’s Shrinking Nightlife Scene Is Bringing Artists Closer Together

With venues disappearing, artists from different genres and scenes are sticking together for survival.
Joey Lopez
4.17.19
News

Inspectors Found Rodent Shit in Vancouver Kitchen Accused of Serving Rat Chowder

The video of a decomposing rat inside a chowder was just the beginning.
Manisha Krishnan
3.26.19
Real Estate

Here's What Kind of House $500,000 Gets You Across Canada

Spoiler alert: pretty tight quarters if you’re in Vancouver and Toronto.
Anne Gaviola
3.21.19
News

How a Greek-Canadian Community Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Far-Right Gathering

A Greek hall in Vancouver agreed to host far-right commenters Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern for a talk. It didn’t end well for anyone.
Zak Vescera
3.13.19
Weed

One of Ontario’s First Legal Weed Stores Is Named Hobo Recreational Cannabis

Donnelly Group says the name is a nod to wanderlust, not homelessness.
Manisha Krishnan
3.12.19
Black History Month

The Rebirth of Vancouver’s Historically Black Neighbourhood

A low-income housing project named after Jimi Hendrix’s grandmother opening soon marks the slow but steady renewal of Hogan’s Alley.
Urooba Jamal
2.28.19
News

Drug Policy Experts Call for Legal Heroin Sales to Combat Overdose Crisis

A new report cites medication buyers clubs that emerged during the HIV/AIDS crisis as a model for its proposed heroin buyers clubs.
Rachel Browne
2.21.19
Created with Tweed

Passport Cannabis: British Columbia

After travelling around Canada to learn how cannabis legalization has been implemented in different provinces, Sarah Ratchford heads to BC for our fourth and final episode of Passport Cannabis.​
VICE Staff
2.19.19
comedy

Yumi Nagashima Wants You to Rate Your Boyfriend in Bed

The Vancouver comedian is celebrating a debut album, and she thinks your man’s sex game could probably improve.
Sarah Berman
2.7.19
News

47 Arrested in Undercover Sting Where Decoy 15-Year-Olds Sold Sex

A school trustee, teacher, and firefighter are among seven facing charges after the Creep Catchers-like operation by Vancouver police.
Sarah Berman
1.23.19
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