HILARY BEAUMONT

Indigenous

Standing Rock digs in

The encampment was set up to protest a proposed pipeline in North Dakota and it isn't leaving, despite police pressure.
Hilary Beaumont
11.26.16
News

The Canadian Politician Who Killed the Tampon Tax Wants to Make Birth Control Free

Member of Parliament Irene Mathyssen is setting her sights on the high cost of birth control after removing the federal tax on tampons last year.
Hilary Beaumont
10.26.16
News

Canada's Police Force Pledges $75 Million in Compensation for Women Abused in Its Ranks

"We failed you," admits RCMP commissioner Bob Paulson.
Hilary Beaumont
10.7.16
News

This $8 Billion 'Clean' Energy Dam Could Poison Locals with Methylmercury, Scientists Say

And the Newfoundland government has no plans to stop it.
Hilary Beaumont
10.4.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How One Artist Ended Up Stranded on a Bankrupt Company’s Cargo Ship

As the boat circles 25 miles off the coast of Japan, 25-year-old Rebecca Moss is documenting the global shipping crisis on Instagram.
Hilary Beaumont
9.12.16
News

On Winnipeg’s Red River with the Searchers Looking for Their Missing Relatives

Nine bodies have been found in the river in the last year, and the Drag the Red volunteers are doing what police won't—actually searching below the murky water.
Hilary Beaumont
9.14.15
News

Suspended Medical Student Threatened Mass Shooting, According to Court Documents

A search warrant says police found 1,834 rounds of ammo in the man's home.
Hilary Beaumont
9.2.15
News

‘Racist’ Painting Based on New Brunswick Legend Taken Down After Public Outcry

The group behind the painting, which showed two Indigenous women tied up and gagged, apologized but was still defiant.
Hilary Beaumont
7.29.15
News

#BlackLivesMatter Protests Escalate in Toronto as Police Shooting Deaths Scrutinized

Meanwhile, VICE has obtained a leaked letter from Peel Police, who are angry about claims that they "tampered" with a knife at the scene of a police shooting.
Hilary Beaumont
7.28.15
News

One of the Canadians Convicted of Killing Their Roommate Loretta Saunders Wants to Appeal Her Sentence

Victoria Henneberry wants to start the appeal process despite missing the deadline to do so.
Hilary Beaumont
7.23.15
News

First Nation Leaders Say Tensions with the Canadian Authorities Are at a 25-Year High

Two and a half decades after the Oka land dispute in Quebec turned deadly, Indigenous leaders from coast to coast tell VICE it could easily happen again.
Hilary Beaumont
7.21.15
News

I Shot Zombies with Canada’s Most Infamous Private Eye

Derrick Snowdy is best known for his role in the Conservative "Busty Hooker" scandal, but he's more than just a private dick—he's a really weird guy.
Hilary Beaumont
7.9.15
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