vancouver

Metal as hell
Metal as hell

Meet Vancouver’s Dark Lord of Karaoke

When he stands at a microphone, Arcanabyss Brooks is beyond mortal. His fans even chant his name.
Cole Nowicki
7.4.18
Canadian Opioid Crisis
Canadian Opioid Crisis

Drug Users Want to Lead Victoria’s Opioid Crisis Battle

Give us more money, say peer-run harm reduction groups like SOLID.
Tyler Hooper
6.25.18
Trolls
Trolls

Of Course Vancouver Would Have a Dude Selling $40 Hot Dog Water

It was an impressively elaborate troll.
Allison Tierney
6.22.18
News
News

What Seattle’s Failed Amazon Tax Means for Vancouver

Both cities face rising inequality and homelessness, but efforts to tax extreme wealth may end differently.
Jamie Maxwell
6.13.18
Photos
Photos

These Photos Helped Me Understand My Dad's Overdose Death

Photographer Jackie Dives talks about the double exposures that helped her process the grief of losing a parent to addiction.
Jackie Dives
6.13.18
Weed
Weed

How Cities Could Shut Down Illegal Weed Dispensaries Once and For All

Police raids aren’t working, but cities have stronger tools at their disposal.
Manisha Krishnan
6.6.18
Internet
Internet

Lil Tay’s Videos Have Disappeared From Her Social Media Feeds

But her brother says they’re going to “come back stronger then ever.”
Manisha Krishnan
6.4.18
vancouver
vancouver

Seth Rogen Offered to Replace Morgan Freeman as Voice of Vancouver Transit

Freeman likely won’t be doing the campaign anymore in light of the sexual harassment allegations against him.
Manisha Krishnan
5.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Lil Tay’s Videos Got Her Mom Fired From Her Real Estate Job

The nine-year-old Instagram star loves making fun of people who are poorer than her.
Manisha Krishnan
5.10.18
the internet
the internet

Who Is Lil Tay and Are We OK with the Internet Hating Her?

Everything you need to know about the internet’s most problematic “nine-year-old.”
Allison Tierney
5.8.18
Books
Books

This Vancouver Real Estate Crime Novel Was Supposed to Be Fiction

The property tycoons and gangs in Charlie Demers’ new book are a little too real, so we asked him about researching the city’s housing and drug markets.
Asher Penn
5.7.18
vaping
vaping

I Followed Vape-Smuggling Teens to Find Out Why They’re So Obsessed with JUUL

The bougie cross-border trip made me question everything I know about teenage rebellion.
Laura Bell
4.25.18