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Vice reporter Ben Makuch loses final bid to block RCMP demand for background material
3 years ago

Vice reporter Ben Makuch loses final bid to block RCMP demand for background material

By  •  News
By Colin Perkel A reporter’s last-ditch attempt at blocking an RCMP demand for his background materials in a terrorism case failed Thursday with a judge refusing to stay the production order. In her ruling, Ontario Superior Court Justice Breese Davies…
Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?
4 years ago

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

The importance of press freedom can never be understated. For Canadian journalists, horrific headlines from across the globe of missing, murdered, or imprisoned reporters are sobering reminders of the privilege that we hold. Because our Constitution protects freedom of the…
Vice Canada hit with round of layoffs
4 years ago

Vice Canada hit with round of layoffs

23 unionized positions are being cut to union’s best understanding: CMG president
Reporting on the trail of a possible serial killer
5 years ago

Reporting on the trail of a possible serial killer

Reporters who have been tracking multiple disappearances of Toronto men in recent years say much needs to be done to hold authorities to account.
23 staff positions cut in aftermath of Vice Canada and Rogers Media deal ending
5 years ago

23 staff positions cut in aftermath of Vice Canada and Rogers Media deal ending

Last week, Rogers Media announced it would be ending its $100 million deal with Vice Canada and taking Viceland off the air.
Rogers Media cuts ties with Vice Canada, pulls Viceland channel off the air
5 years ago

Rogers Media cuts ties with Vice Canada, pulls Viceland channel off the air

The 24-hour-a-day Viceland television channel launched in February 2016.
Canada’s top court to hear Vice Media fight RCMP demand for reporter materials
5 years ago

Canada’s top court to hear Vice Media fight RCMP demand for reporter materials

By  •  News, Law
Vice reporter Ben Makuch is "very relieved" to hear of the leave decision.
Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead
5 years ago

Vice urges RCMP to drop demand for materials if accused terrorist long dead

U.S. Central Command, which oversees American military operations in Syria and Iraq, maintains Farah Shirdon died two years ago.
Lay offs at Vice include cuts at Vice Canada
5 years ago

Lay offs at Vice include cuts at Vice Canada

About 10 people will be laid off in the coming weeks as part of company wide cutbacks.
Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules
6 years ago

Vice Media reporter must turn over materials to RCMP, appeal court rules

By  •  Law
By The Canadian Press A Vice Media reporter must give the RCMP the background materials he used for stories on an accused terrorist, Ontario’s top court affirmed Wednesday. In a case that pitted freedom of the press against the ability…