Rachel Browne

Opioids

More Canadians Are Facing Jail in the US for Dealing Fentanyl on the Dark Web

A Calgary man faces at least ten years in prison for shipping fentanyl and other drugs across the border disguised as kids’ toys and Pez-like candy.
Rachel Browne
2.25.19
News

Serial Killer Bruce McArthur’s Sentencing Hearing Begins

Prosecutors warned those in attendance that graphic and gruesome details could affect the well-being of those in the courtroom.
Rachel Browne
2.4.19
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
child welfare

Video shows officials seizing newborn from mother in Canadian hospital

The apprehension was live-streamed by a relative of the First Nations woman. More than 90 percent of children apprehended in Manitoba are Indigenous.
Rachel Browne
1.11.19
Cannabis

The amount of weed seized at the U.S. border nearly tripled after legalization in Canada

American border agents seized just over 20 pounds of cannabis from travelers crossing into the U.S. from Canada in November.
Rachel Browne
12.27.18
Press freedoms

Supreme Court rules against VICE in press freedom battle against the RCMP

The Supreme Court has upheld an RCMP order compelling VICE and reporter Ben Makuch to hand over source materials.
Rachel Browne
11.30.18
Legalization

Canada is still using the military to eradicate illegal weed crops

One Liberal MP is calling on the government to halt the RCMP-led mission he describes as “outrageous”
Rachel Browne
11.26.18
Legalization

The definitive guide to legal weed in Canada

There’s a patchwork of rules and regulations on legal cannabis — here’s a roadmap.
Rachel Browne
10.17.18
Opioid Crisis

How one of the dark web's biggest suspected fentanyl dealers wound up dead

U.S. authorities say Robert Kiessling, of British Columbia, was a major fentanyl vendor on the dark web.
Rachel Browne
8.30.18
gun crime

Two cops among 4 dead in shooting, Canadian police say

Police say they have a suspect in custody.
Natalie Alcoba
Rachel Browne
Tamara Khandaker
8.10.18
Cannabis

Inside Marijuana Anonymous, the group for people addicted to weed

As weed legalization spreads, more people are talking about addiction.
Rachel Browne
8.2.18
Cannabis

Ontario is going to privatize weed sales

Sources told VICE News Doug Ford is scrapping the LCBO-monopoly previously planned by the Liberals.
Manisha Krishnan
Rachel Browne
7.27.18
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