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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
News

Canadian Family Drove for Two Days with Dad’s Corpse to Avoid American Healthcare

Police discovered the body early on Sunday morning at a Quebec border crossing, and the family reportedly said they kept their dad in the vehicle to avoid the American healthcare system.
Mack Lamoureux
4.2.19
Canada

This Couple Found a ‘Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne Hidden in BC

You don’t need to tell Canada winter is coming.
Manisha Krishnan
3.28.19
News

Toronto Councillor Wants to Sue Big Oil for Climate Change Costs

Mike Layton wants Toronto to put an exact price tag on how much climate change will cost everyone in the city.
Anne Gaviola
3.27.19
News

Jordan Peterson’s ‘12 Rules’ Book Pulled From New Zealand Shelves Following the Christchurch Mosque Shootings

An email sent out by a national bookstore in New Zealand said the decision to pull the book came “in light of some extremely disturbing material."
Mack Lamoureux
3.25.19
News

Amid His Biggest Scandal Yet, Justin Trudeau Goes on Climate Change Offensive

Trudeau, who is facing calls for his resignation, is attacking Conservative leader Andrew Scheer for his lack of a climate change plan.
Mack Lamoureux
3.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Saskatchewan Can’t Stop This Proud Assman from Turning His Truck Into Giant Vanity Plate

When the government told David Assman he couldn’t have a vanity license plate with his last name, he responded in the best way.
Mack Lamoureux
2.14.19
prison

I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses

I've been collecting first-hand accounts from one of Canada’s most violent, dilapidated, and overcrowded northern jails for four years.
Thomas Rohner
2.13.19
mental health

Why the Music Industry Should Follow This Label’s Mental Health Initiative

Royal Mountain Records’ pledge to extend benefits to its artists is a big deal.
Brad Garcia
2.11.19
News

Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Pleads Guilty to Eight Counts of Murder

The former landscaper was accused of preying on men with ties to Toronto's Gay Village.
Rachel Browne
1.29.19
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