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The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Men Almost Drowned in a Toronto Elevator

Nightmare fuel.
Mack Lamoureux
8.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Toronto Cops in Big Trouble for Eating Weed Edibles, Calling Backup on Themselves

Officers Jamie Young and Vittorio Dominelli couldn’t handle their stolen chocolate hazelnut edibles, police allege.
Mack Lamoureux
6.27.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Man Brazenly Steal a $45,000 Banksy Print

The print was stolen from a Toronto exhibit housing the anonymous artist's “anti-capitalist” work.
Mack Lamoureux
6.15.18
News

Video Shows Toronto Authorities Violently Pinning Down a Black Teen for 20 Minutes

The teen screamed “you’re hurting me” as three cops and two transit inspectors pinned him to the ground.
Manisha Krishnan
2.21.18
LGBTQ

Cops Have Officially Been Banned from Marching in Toronto's Pride Parade

Pride Toronto members voted to endorse the demands made by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Manisha Krishnan
1.18.17
Crime & Drugs

Mother of Teen Shot Dead Breaks Down in Court as Toronto Cop Fights for Leniency

Toronto cop James Forcillo was found not guilty of second-degree murder but guilty of attempted murder in January after he fired two volleys of shots at a knife-wielding Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar.
Tamara Khandaker
5.18.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Blasts Censored Details in Report on Fatal Shooting by Toronto Police

"A report should clarify more discrepancies than create them," said Janaya Khan of Black Lives Matter Toronto, which has been pushing for the release of a report into the death of Andrew Loku last summer.
Tamara Khandaker
4.30.16
americas

Family of Man Who Died Following Alleged Assault by Toronto Cops Is Suing for $5 Million

Last November, police officers showed up at Rodrigo Gonzalez's Toronto apartment after his wife called 911. They had been having a verbal dispute in the middle of the night, and he had locked himself in the bathroom.
Rachel Browne
4.18.16
americas

Cops Who Shot a Toronto Man Will Likely Be Named in an Inquest

Amid mounting pressure from Black Lives Matter activists and mental health advocates, the province announced Wednesday a public coroner's court will examine the events that led police to shoot the 45-year-old Andrew Loku.
Hilary Beaumont
4.13.16
News

This Is Why Black Lives Matter Toronto Is Demanding a Public Meeting with Police

It took two weeks of protesting for Black Lives Matter Toronto to get a response from the government. Here's why they believe that wasn't good enough.
Sarah Ratchford
4.7.16
americas

Court Rules That Hundreds of People Detained During Toronto's G20 Summit Can Sue Cops

About 1,000 people were arrested or detained during protests against a gathering of international leaders in June of 2010, with police boxing in crowds of demonstrators at various locations across the city.
Tamara Khandaker
4.6.16
americas

Black Lives Matter Protesters Confront Ontario Premier on Steps of Legislature

"In my heart I believe that we all need to work together to make sure we get this right. The reason I'm out here is I want you to understand that," Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne told protesters on Monday.
Tamara Khandaker
4.4.16
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