Is Police Culture Set Up to Fail Sex Workers?
Even in Vancouver, where sex work is “not an enforcement priority,” sex assault charges against a high-profile anti-exploitation detective show little has changed.
Catching Up with the Artist Who Stages Viral Rodent Videos
After a chocolate-stealing squirrel caught Canadians’ attention this week, we asked artist and apparent “Pizza Rat” rodent trainer Zardulu about the story’s authenticity and whether that matters.
How Long Until We Can Grow Medicinal Magic Mushrooms: An Investigation
A wave of studies say psychedelics can treat depression, end-of-life anxiety, addiction and more. So we asked experts when we'll legally be able to grow medicinal shrooms at home.
What It’s Like Saving Lives on the Front Lines of Canada’s Opioid Crisis
"Within the last 12-month period, we're looking at over 1,000 overdoses requiring the use of naloxone," says one of the operators of North America's first supervised injection site.
Vancouver’s Angriest Punk and Metal Promoter on Battling Slumlords and Hipsters
Wendythirteen has been at war with slumlords, cops, gentrifiers, and hipsters since before some punks were born. For a second time in a decade, she's lost her footing in a changing scene.