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Quit Your Shitty Job

How to Quit Your Shitty Job and Become a Competitive Dancer

Meet Andrew "Pyro" Chung, a former factory worker and Costco cart collector turned street dancer and studio owner.
Anne Gaviola
8.15.19
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
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
News

Far-Right Activists Targeted a Vegan Cafe Assuming Antifa Were There

The owner of Cafe Frida tells VICE they were surprised they were targeted by the far-right because they don’t really take a stance politically.
Mack Lamoureux
7.9.19
News

Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can't meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say.
Hilary Beaumont
6.19.19
Drugs

More Drug Users Are Intentionally Using Fentanyl Amid Overdose Crisis, Study Finds

The way we think about harm reduction and fentanyl should change, Canadian researchers suggest.
Luke Ottenhof
5.25.19
Canadian Far Right Extremism

This ‘Uncensored’ Right-Wing Facebook Clone Allows Racism But Not Nudity

According to an expert, the attempted recruiting of far-right social media users by one Canadian man shows that deplatforming has its downsides.
Mack Lamoureux
4.29.19
housing

A Major Canadian City Is Losing Its Most Affordable Housing

Up to a third of Parkdale, Toronto's rooming houses are at “imminent risk” of being closed, a recent report shows.
Lindsey Vodarek
4.8.19
climate change

Canada's Environment Watchdog Calls Inaction on Climate Change 'Disturbing'

A new report paints both the Liberals or the Conservatives as weak on climate change.
Mack Lamoureux
4.3.19
Weed

What We Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan
4.2.19
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