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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.
Jelisa Castrodale
4 days ago

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.
Jamie Maxwell

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

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

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

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
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

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

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
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

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
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