Canadian authorities closed a criminal conspiracy investigation into Canada’s two biggest newspaper chains despite evidence the companies had an agreement to shut down dozens of local newspapers and not compete on one another’s turf.
TV news shows stock their panels with lobbyists. But what happens when their clients’ interests come up?
An Indigenous land defender has been sentenced to 90 days in prison after performing a pipe ceremony along the Trans Mountain pipeline route in British Columbia, a source close to him told VICE World News, despite a new policy that urges prosecutors to avoid jail time for Indigenous peoples if it’s under two years.
When climate change triggers heatwaves, fire or flood in the Cascadia bioregion stretching from Oregon to British Columbia, some communities will be whacked worse than others — even just miles apart.
Oil executives, corporate lobbyists and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe recently joined forces to pressure Regina city councillors to withdraw a motion that would have banned public buildings from being named after oil companies.
The City of Vancouver will use part of a $51.5-million federal rapid housing fund to buy a hotel just off Victoria Drive on Kingsway to convert into 65 housing units for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Residents in a Toronto suburb are banding together to try and save a parking lot from being turned into an affordable housing complex.
At the start of the pandemic, Kyungseo Min alerted a journalist to the wave of anti-Asian hostility she experienced and observed. But without concrete data, she was told her story wasn’t newsworthy.
It’s often said all politics is theatre, and when said most cynically, it’s the sort of toss-off comment perhaps breezily made by those with no stake in what’s at play. But it is true that political conflict always plays out to multiple audiences in theatres mostly separate and unseen from each other.