Canada

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
comedy

Comedians Tell Us About Their Strangest Gigs

Sex clubs, retirement homes, nudist colonies—you name it and Canadian comics have tried performing there.
Audrey Carleton
12.5.18
SEXISM

Canadian Male Forest Workers Tell Us How They Respond to Sexism in the Industry

A mushroom picker, hunting guide, and tree planter responded to a recent VICE article exposing sexual harassment in their line of work.
Lori Fox
11.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Mom Left Her Placenta in a Park for a Birthday 'Holistic Ritual'

A year after giving birth, a Toronto-area mother wanted to return the placenta and other things "to nature." Why she would do that in a public park is anyone’s guess.
Mack Lamoureux
11.28.18
Science

People in Cold Places Drink More, Study Finds

“Alcohol is a vasodilator—meaning it increases the flow of warm blood to the skin. Booze quite literally makes you feel warmer."
Mack Lamoureux
11.26.18
Weed

The Netherlands’ Master Weed Growers Are Flocking to Canada

As the Dutch stumble towards legalization, Canadian businesses are taking advantage of their talent.
Lizan Nijkrake
11.22.18
Views My Own

I Joined an Anarchist Commune Expecting To Hate It, But Coming Home Sucked

Somewhere between confronting my fear of shit and planting shrooms on Poole's Land, my cynicism melted.
Manisha Krishnan
11.22.18
LGBTQ

Chasing Bears Taught Me to Accept My Body

I yearned to be part of a subculture that I assumed wouldn’t have me.
Mike Miksche
11.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Grandma Might Be a Drug Mule, Canadian Government Warns

Senior citizens are being targeted by traffickers to smuggle drugs, a new report says.
Manisha Krishnan
11.19.18
love

Gloriously Petty Man Dumped 48 Years Ago Finally Opening Present from Ex

He’s planning to sell tickets to the opening.
Mack Lamoureux
11.14.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

"I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question: 'Who would I be had I not been raped?'”
Lori Fox
11.6.18
comedy

Trans Comic Chanty Marostic's First Album Is Topping the iTunes Charts

The Just For Laughs headliner and SiriusXM top comic winner talks about becoming the first trans person to earn those titles.
Audrey Carleton
11.5.18
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