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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
money

Vancouver Is the Second-Least Affordable Place to Live on the Planet, Study Says

Toronto is only the 11th most expensive place to live according to urban planning company demographia.
Anne Gaviola
1.23.19
housing

The Very Strong Case For Moving the Hell Out of Toronto

With rent prices skyrocketing and telecommuting becoming more common, many young people are finding a better life in smaller places.
Tiffy Thompson
1.18.19
bdsm

The Vancouver Couple Bringing Japanese Bondage to Art Classes

This kinbaku dojo teaches rope tying, hosts life drawing nights, and sparks conversation around consent.
Michelle Gamage
1.16.19
Views My Own

The Real War Facing the Wet’suwet’en Nation

The pipeline-fuelled conflict between the RCMP and land defenders in northern BC is a war between tribal and colonial law as old as Canada itself. And it’s a war we’ve internalized.
Trevor Jang
1.10.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Accused Rapist Jacob Hoggard of Hedley Got Married In Vancouver Over New Year’s: Report

The band went on hiatus after Hoggard was accused of sexual assault.
Manisha Krishnan
1.2.19
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