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8.26.19

Finally, We Know How Much Weed and Coke Is in Your City's Pee

A new Stats Can study looked at five major Canadian cities to tell us how much cannabis, cocaine, meth and opioids we've used post-legalization.

8.14.19

Women Are Leading Porn's Latest Reinvention

We talk to four women who are running porn sets and curating their own content.

7.18.19

Low-Income Workers Can’t Afford Rent in 91% of Canadian Cities

A new study shows how unaffordable this country has become as cities like Vancouver and Toronto are basically out of reach for anyone making less than $70,000.

7.9.19

Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires

Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.

7.3.19

Living in Glorified Dorm Rooms Is the Future of Big City Housing

Priced out of single-bedroom apartments, young people in Canada and the U.S. are turning towards communal co-living.

6.12.19

Supermarket's Plan to Cut Waste with Embarrassing Plastic Bags Backfires in Major Way

The bags are printed with logos like The Colon Care Co-Op, Dr. Toew’s Wart Ointment Wholesale, or the Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.

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5.29.19

Inside the Allegedly Exploitative Farm Owned by One of Canada’s Richest Families

A group of Guatemalan women have come forward alleging they were sexually harassed and threatened with deportation at a company owned by the Aquilini family, who also own the Vancouver Canucks.

4.25.19

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.

4.17.19

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.

4.17.19

Vancouver’s Shrinking Nightlife Scene Is Bringing Artists Closer Together

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

3.26.19

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.

3.21.19

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

Spoiler alert: pretty tight quarters if you’re in Vancouver and Toronto.

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