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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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

American Tourists Keep Trying to Sneak Their Guns into Canada

Annual reminder that Canada has different gun laws.
Manisha Krishnan
8.8.17
privacy theatre

Canada's Privacy Watchdog Lacks the Teeth to Curb Phone Searches at the Border

It's a nice thought, though.
Jordan Pearson
3.16.17
News

Canada's Border Agency Isn't Saying Much About Its 15 Employees Accused of Sexual Assault

Exclusive: The CBSA won't say why it still employs five people accused of sexual assault.
Hilary Beaumont
8.31.16
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

Everything You Should Know About Carfentanil, the Drug Even Deadlier Than Fentanyl

It's allegedly been used as a chemical weapon and is an elephant tranquilizer—now, it's being spiked into heroin.
Allison Tierney
8.10.16
News

The RCMP Is Trying to Sneak Facial and Tattoo Recognition Into Canada

The technology poses serious privacy risks.
Jordan Pearson
7.29.16
Music

A Toronto Politician Asked Whether Canada Should Ban Beyoncé

Jim Karygiannis thinks Justin Trudeau should investigate Bey's connection to Black Panthers. We looked into reasons to keep her out of the country.
Justin Ling
2.9.16
News

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's New Budget Invests Heavily in the Military and Spies

The Conservatives' final budget before the fall election, an otherwise austere exercise in showing off the freshly balanced books, commits more than $2 billion in security and defense spending.
Justin Ling
4.22.15
News

Canada Is Spending Millions Keeping Immigration Detainees in Jail

Earlier this month protesters rallied outside the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario, to demand the release of immigrants who have never been charged with crimes.
Desmond Cole
2.24.15
Op-Eds

So You Think You Can Cross The Canadian Border

There are a lot of things that you need to keep in mind if you want to cross the border and get that plastic money.
Samantha O'Connor
9.23.14