Jake Bleiberg

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American reporter working for VICE News Canada
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Canada's Dairy Cartel Isn't Going Anywhere Thanks to Trade Deal | VICE News

In the midst of a tight three-way race, Canada's Conservative prime minister eked out a huge victory in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement on Monday - managing to safeguard...

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Canadian Academics Accuse Harper Campaign of 'Vicious Propaganda' | VICE News

Hundreds of Canadian university professors are condemning the campaign strategy of Stephen Harper's Conservative Party, which they allege has turned, in the last weeks of the...

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There's a Fight Brewing Over a Really Important Forest in Canada | VICE News

As oil prices continue to drop towards an uncertain bottom, tensions between environmentalist and industry are mounting around another natural resource: Canada's forests. A long...

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Jubilation in Montreal as Trudeau Ushers in 'New Generation' of Leadership | VICE News

It was all cheers and free beers at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel on Monday night, as the hundreds of gathered Liberal supporters celebrated the next prime minister of...

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Mom of Burkina Faso Terror Victim Is 'Revolted' by Justin Trudeau's Plan to Stop Bombing ISIS |...

In the wake of the terror attacks in Burkina Faso that left 29 people dead and dozens more wounded, the mother of one of the six Canadian victims is denouncing Prime Minister...

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'It Galvanized a Generation:' These Women Were Slaughtered in Montreal Because One Man Hated...

Pillars of light stood on Sunday night amidst the Montreal skyline as a young girl's voice pierced the silence. "Geneviève Bergeron, Hélène Colgan, Nathalie Croteau, Barbara...

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A $36 Billion Trans-Pacific Natural Gas Deal May Have Met Its Match: Canadian Salmon. | VICE News

It's taken years for Malaysia's national petroleum company to get its $36 billion fracking project to the point of breaking ground. The massive deal would ship Canadian natural...

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Here's Why Polar Bears' Summer Just Got a Bit Worse | VICE News

The area of frozen ocean that caps the North Pole was smaller this past month than during any January on record. Measurements released last week by the National Snow and Ice...

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Quebec Separatism Isn't Dead - But It's Fighting for Relevance | VICE News

On a bright morning one week before the start of the Canadian federal election campaign, a veteran warrior of Quebec's separatist movement strapped his feet into the pedals of...

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A Christian University That Forbids Gay Sex Is Fighting for a Law School in Canada | VICE News

A private Canadian university that forbids sex outside the confines of heterosexual marriage has taken its fight to set up a law school to court, in a case that is testing the...

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Jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi's Writings Published in Quebec | VICE News

Raif Badawi's children miss him. It's been several years since they were separated from the Saudi blogger, whose imprisonment and punishment of 1,000 lashes has made headlines...

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Fresh Calls for Inquiry Into Allegations Canada Was Complicit in Torture of Afghan Prisoners |...

Six years ago a senior diplomat's allegation that Canada was complicit in the torture of Afghan prisoners embroiled the country in a national controversy that nearly toppled the...

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Vapers Take Note: Ontario Becomes First Canadian Province to Regulate E-Cigarettes | VICE News

Ontario has become the first Canadian province to regulate e-cigarettes, as debate over their potential role in tobacco harm-reduction continues. On Tuesday, members of...

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This Lake in Canada's North Is About to Fall Off a Cliff. Literally. | VICE News

In the coming months, a lake in the Northwest Territories is expected to breach the earthen embankment containing it and flow over a cliff, sending tens of thousands of cubic...

CANADALAND

Mulcair Against Energy East, But Not

Thomas Mulcair shocked politicos recently by sharpening the NDP's stance on a tender political issue, telling a Quebec-based news magazine in clear, unambiguous terms that he...

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Court Orders Montreal Cops to Pay Anarchist $15,000 For Wrongful Arrest | VICE News

A Quebec court has ordered two Montreal police officers to pay $15,000 to a prominent Canadian activist they wrongfully arrested and detained for five days in 2007.

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In the Race to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Smokers May Be Forgotten | VICE | Canada

Photo via Flickr user TBEC Review Ray Yeates always assumed he would die a smoker. An adherent of Alcoholics Anonymous with over 35 years hard-fought sobriety, the 66-year-old...

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Two Young Canadians Who Allegedly Tried to Join the Islamic State Returned to Quebec | VICE News

Two Montrealers who earlier this year traveled to the Middle East with the alleged intent of joining the so-called Islamic State (IS) have reportedly returned to Canada. In...

VICE

Ottawa Takes First Step Toward Regulating E-Cigarettes with Stiff New Proposals

Stock up on your vapes now, because the government is slowly moving to develop regulations on the sale of e-cigarettes.

The Montreal Gazette

Opinion: The ban on publishing teen's well known name should not be enforced

The publication ban on the name of the Nova Scotia teenager who hanged herself after images of her alleged sexual assault were widely circulated is absurd and contrary to the...