British Columbia

trauma

I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me About the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen

As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
Alex Miniato
4.9.19
crime

Man Awarded $175,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Program in Canada

The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
Mack Lamoureux
12.7.18
News

Gas Companies Are Neighbours from Hell in This Rural Vancouver, BC Community

Farmington residents say tremors from nearby fracking feel like a truck crashing into your house at 60 km/h.
Christopher Pollon
11.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch this Terrifying Video of a Grizzly Charging a Man and his Dog

Warning: Some of you, especially city folk, will find this video disturbing.
Mack Lamoureux
10.25.18
Biodomes

This Guy Is Sealing Himself in a DIY 'Biodome' to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

“Would be happy to make it a full 24 hours, but we'll see,” Kurtis Baute told Motherboard in an email.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
True North Crime

The Canadian Sex Scandal Between a Juror and an Accused Murderer

Twenty years ago, Gillian Guess went from serving on a jury to appearing in front of one.
Meredyth Cole
7.20.18
Travel

A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel

Give that party hostel a chance, but don’t worry about being slut-shamed.
Mica Lemiski
6.25.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Parents May Face Charges After Livestreaming Attack on Alleged Pedophile

"We fucking tackled him and zap strapped him and called the police.”
Mack Lamoureux
4.17.18
Censorship

Google Is Back In Canadian Court to Fight Global Search Censorship

A California court said the 2014 Canadian order “threatens free speech on the global internet.”
Jordan Pearson
3.9.18
HOTY2017

The Activist Fighting for High-Tech Reconciliation for Canada's Indigenous People

As executive director of the First Nations Technology Council, Denise Williams wants to equalize the digital playing field for BC’s Indigenous communities.
Jordan Pearson
1.25.18
McDonald's

Dinosaur Museum Chastises McDonald's for 'Thoughtless', 'Insulting' Radio Ad

McDonald's has pulled the advertisement from Canadian airwaves due to backlash.
Mayukh Sen
1.17.18
HOTY2017

The Astronomer Who Is Building the Largest Map of Space by Volume

Mark Halpern and his team are in a race against time to study dark energy's role in the expansion of our universe.
Jacob Dubé
1.16.18
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