Sarah Berman

VICE Canada Senior Editor

sarah.berman@vice.com

Sarah is a senior editor and reporter based in Vancouver covering crime, drugs, cults, politics and culture. She's currently working on a book with Penguin Canada about a secretive self-help group accused of sex trafficking.

Culture

We Asked the Actor from Eminem's ‘Stan’ Video Who He Stans For

Turns out the Canadian actor really, really likes Eminem’s latest record.
Sarah Berman
12.12.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

Therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
Weed

Looks Like Canada Will Pardon Small Weed Convictions

Government sources told CBC they’ll announce pardon plans the morning of legalization.
Sarah Berman
10.17.18
cults

The Alleged Plot to Put NXIVM’s Critics in a Mexican Prison

The FBI is continuing an investigation into a self-help group accused of sex trafficking, racketeering, and other crimes.
Sarah Berman
9.26.18
News

US Border Will Still Ban Canadian Weed Smokers After Legalization

A high-ranking border official has some bad news for cannabis workers hoping to ever travel to America.
Sarah Berman
9.13.18
cults

How NXIVM Ripped Through This Group of Canadian Actors

“It was like being invited to an Oscar party.”
Sarah Berman
9.12.18
cults

I Followed the NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Diet for a Week

Then a nutritionist told me what it was doing to my brain.
Sarah Berman
8.17.18
cults

Yes, There Are Women-Led Cults

Meet Teal Swan, a YouTuber who proves selling salvation to desperate people is an equal opportunity racket.
Sarah Berman
8.1.18
Sex cult

Four NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Members Have Been Arrested on Racketeering Charges

Clare Bronfman, Nancy Salzman, and other NXIVM insiders were taken down for allegedly running pyramid schemes.
Sarah Berman
7.24.18
Photos

I Lived My Dream of Feeling Safe and Loved on Tour

Touring as an up-and-coming band isn’t what it used to be, and maybe that’s a good thing.
Megan-Magdalena
7.16.18
cults

Courts Are Rarely Kind to ‘Brainwashed’ Victims

Months ahead of the NXIVM sex-trafficking trial, we take a look at how juries react to cults.
Sarah Berman
7.9.18
Essays

I Learned About My Dad’s Secret Family After His Death

“Even after you’re dead, people are eventually going to find out about who you really were.”
Ollie Start
7.6.18
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