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No, Weed Doesn't Make You a Better Driver

"If you go back 40 to 50 years, people thought, <i>I'm only going to have a drink or two because it relaxes me, so I'm a safer driver, a calmer driver.</i>"
Jake Kivanc
12.8.16
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The Atheist in AA Fighting to Get 'God' Taken Out of the 12 Steps

Last year, Lawrence Knight took Alcoholics Anonymous to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal to take a stand against how non-believers have traditionally been treated in AA.
Ryan Moore
10.25.16
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Inside the Magical World of Lolitas

There's way more to the subculture than grown women who dress like dolls.
Allison Tierney
9.30.16
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Everything We Know About Aaron Driver, the ISIS Supporter Killed by Canadian Police

The 24-year-old was killed while plotting a suicide bomb attack, according to police.
Rachel Browne
8.12.16
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This Stoned Dude Snapchatted for 24 Hours Straight

An idea that was birthed in pot smoke and ended in a baptism of sewage water. Solid Saturday.
Jake Kivanc
6.2.16
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The Zoo Owner Who Called a Baboon a ‘Cocksucker’ on TV Has Been Charged for Whipping a Tiger

Michael Hackenberger has stepped down from running the Ontario zoo but says he's innocent.
Manisha Krishnan
4.15.16
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Making Sense of Rob Ford's Troubled Life

He was the crack-smoking mayor the world laughed at. He had a family. He was a drunk who said awful things. He was a guy who got sober and then got cancer.
Josh Visser
3.23.16
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Meet the Former Biologist Who’s Literally Mailing Bullshit to People

Robert Bender says people are spewing more bullshit these days than they ever have before, so he founded a company that sends it right back at them.
Adam Feibel
3.16.16
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How Violence Continues to Plague the Family of One Murdered Ontario Aboriginal Woman

Charity Keesic was beaten to death by the 16-year-old son of a family friend. Now her mother is trying to break the cycle of male violence within her community.
Jane Gerster
2.8.16
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A ‘Dwarf Toss’ in a Strip Club Still Draws a Big Crowd, Apparently

We went to one such event in Canada, where no one seemed to have a problem with the controversial "sport," including the man being thrown.
Dean Scott
2.3.16
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You Can Smoke Weed in Public in Ontario Now

Medical marijuana users are exempt from smoke-free zones.
Manisha Krishnan
11.26.15
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Heart Found in Bag on Downtown Toronto University Campus

It's probably not human. Still, that's weird.
Jake Kivanc
11.19.15
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