Canada

tipping point

More People Are Falling Through the Arctic's Melting Ice Never to Be Seen Again

Five people in Alaska alone have slipped through the ice this year, spurring hunters to ditch snowmobiles for dog sleds.
Terri Hansen
a day ago
Hurricane Dorian

A Week After Hurricane Dorian, We Still Don't Know How Many People are Missing in the Bahamas

The storm has left 70,000 people homeless, and locals say the government response has been "ridiculous".
David Gilbert
9.9.19
Essays

I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years – Then I Ran Into Him on the Street

I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognise me when I introduced myself.
Jordan Foisy
8.13.19
climate change

Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time

Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
Becky Ferreira
8.13.19
tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.9.19
crime

How a Group Of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation – the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.5.19
Canada

Police Converge on Small Town After BC Murder Suspects Believed Spotted in Dump

A massive manhunt for two teenagers accused of killing three people has now moved to York Landing, Manitoba.
Mack Lamoureux
7.29.19
Canada

Father Says He Expects Teens to Go Out in 'Blaze of Glory' as They Are Charged with Third Murder

Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod, who are on the run in northern Canada, have been charged in the death of a UBC lecturer, Leonard Dyck.
Mack Lamoureux
7.26.19
Science

This Is What It's Like to Watch the Arctic Die

There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Craig S. Smith
7.25.19
News

Holy Hell, Canada's Alleged Mafia Were Living Good Until They Were Arrested

Police in Ontario have arrested leading members of the Figliomeni family in the biggest mob bust in the province’s history.
Mack Lamoureux
7.19.19
Opinion

I Saw the Future of Cannabis and It’s a Wellness Dystopia

I ventured into the heart of Big Weed for a two-day cannabis expo, and found lots to be worried about.
Jordan Foisy
6.19.19
News

This Man Is Suing a Cryonics Organisation for His Father's Frozen Head and £795k

"They chopped his head off, burned his body, put it in a box and sent it to my house," Kurt Pilgeram alleges of Alcor Life Extension Foundation.
Mack Lamoureux
6.15.19
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