virtual reality

Inside the VR Simulation Where Sexual Assault Survivors Confront an Attacker

Researchers in Quebec say it’s the first virtual reality environment designed to help survivors.
Brigitte Noël
3.2.18
refugees

Montreal’s Olympic Stadium is now a shelter for asylum-seekers

Hundreds of immigrants — many Haïtian — are seeking protection from Trump policies.
Brigitte Noël
Émilie Larivée-Tourangeau
8.2.17
doomsday

How Preppers from Around the World Are Gearing Up for Doomsday

The biggest fear-driven purchases driving up the global survivalist economy.
Brigitte Noël
3.9.17
crime

The Strange Twists of a High-Profile Quebec Hate Speech Arrest

The tweets that got a Montreal man arrested and charged for inciting hate may have been misinterpreted by police.
Brigitte Noël
2.4.17
Canada

The Uncertain Future of Québec’s Most Beautiful Abandoned Mine

After a vote on Wednesday, Québec might blow up the mine with dynamite.
Brigitte Noël
10.19.16
News

How Canada’s Immigration Laws Make Migrant Sex Workers’ Jobs More Dangerous

Ban on migrant sex work has led to persecution and deportation, advocacy group says.
Brigitte Noël
10.13.16
Stuff

How to Print $250 Million in Fake Money and (Mostly) Get Away With It

Over Goldschlager, the world's self-dubbed best counterfeiter tells us how he got caught, but is still a free man.
Brigitte Noël
7.24.16
americas

Cops in Montreal's 'morality squad' accused of sex misconduct and perjury

And that's just the tip of the iceberg. Montreal's cops have come under fire for how they have policed student protests, they have been caught in cruisers with "tipsy ladies" sitting on their laps, and have been tied to organized crime.
Brigitte Noël
7.12.16
Stuff

​These Bikers Want to Help Kids Confront Their Abusers

From offering mood-boosting bike rides to showing up to legal proceedings, the Montreal chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse step in to support victims of mental, physical, or sexual abuse.
Brigitte Noël
6.10.16
Stuff

The Performance Artist Protesting a Decades-Long War by Walking a Cabbage

This is one way to protest violence.
Brigitte Noël
4.13.16
americas

Before a Protest Turned Ugly, There Was a Vigil in Montreal for a Teen Killed by Cops

VICE was with the crowd Wednesday night that had gathered to decry the death of Jean-Pierre Bony, a 46-year-old Haitian-born Montrealer who passed away this week after being hit in the head by a rubber bullet during a drug raid.
Brigitte Noël
4.7.16
NSFW

We Spoke to Montreal’s Premiere Art Vandal About Her Naked Army

MissMe's latest work brings her iconic wheatpaste posters to life.
Brigitte Noël
4.1.16
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