Hilary Beaumont, The Walrus

Hilary Beaumont

The Walrus

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Hilary:

When Border Security Crosses a Line

International crossings are now testing grounds for unregulated surveillance technology → Read More

Canada Declares Climate Emergency, Then Approves Massive Oil Pipeline Expansion

Canada can’t meet its Paris climate targets without reducing emissions from the oil and gas sector, experts say. → Read More

This Father-Daughter Team Is Taking on Justin Trudeau over Climate Change

They are threatening a court challenge if the Liberal cabinet approves the Trans Mountain expansion next week, saying it would put Canada’s youth at risk. → Read More

How One LGBTQ Group Forged Ahead After Their City’s Pride Was Cancelled

Shades of Colour organized events for Pride Month to make space for people they say were left out of Edmonton Pride. → Read More

Jason Kenney Accused of Rolling Back LGBTQ Protections During Pride Month

The UCP government in Alberta will allow schools to delay approvals of Gay-Straight Alliances, and has defunded a working group on banning conversion therapy. → Read More

Justin Trudeau Will Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021, If Re-Elected

Canada’s plastic waste has become an international embarrassment. → Read More

The Americas Want an Investigation Into Canada's 'Genocide' of Indigenous Women

The Organization of American States, which Canada is a part of, has asked Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland to form an expert panel to clarify the issue. → Read More

After Donald Trump Cuts Global Abortion Funding, Justin Trudeau Steps In With $700 Million

A new report suggests the U.S restrictions on foreign funding have seriously harmed the reproductive health of women in a number of countries. → Read More

As Alberta Burns, Jason Kenney Repeals Carbon Tax

Nearly 30 forest fires, 10 of them considered out-of-control, are raging across the province. → Read More

Musicians Are Boycotting 'Trailer Park Boys' Actor Mike Smith’s Bar in Halifax

Several artists, and a local paper, say they are boycotting the ‘Trailer Park Boys’ actor’s bar after assault allegations. → Read More

The Church Where It’s Legal to Use Ayahuasca

Owen James, founder of Ceu de Toronto, is expecting new members to flock to the church after it received an exemption from Health Canada to use the hallucinogenic drug. → Read More

Saskatchewan Court Upholds Justin Trudeau's Carbon Tax

It’s the first in a series of cases that will likely go to the Supreme Court as conservative provinces fight the federal Liberal government. → Read More

Canadian Teens Told Us Why They’re Striking Over Climate Change

This Friday, teens are walking out of their high school classrooms across the country to send a message to Canada’s federal and provincial governments that they need to recognize we’re in a climate emergency, and take urgent action. Teens from coast to coast tell VICE they’re already experiencing forest fires that cloak the sky in smoke, rising sea levels dangerously close to key highways,… → Read More

Canada Is Going Conservative

Jason Kenney’s win in Alberta continues a trend of new majority Conservative governments ahead of Canada’s fall election. → Read More

Serial Killer Bruce McArthur Hospitalized After Prison Assault: Report

McArthur was recently sentenced to life in prison for murdering eight men in Toronto’s gay village. → Read More

Canada Bans All Boeing 737 MAX 8 Planes From Its Airspace

Transport minister Marc Garneau cited new satellite data as the reason for the decision. → Read More

These Airlines Remain Confident in 737 MAX 8, Despite Two Deadly Crashes

Three airlines in Canada are running the Boeing plane, which has crashed twice in five months, killing 346 people in total. → Read More

Air Canada and WestJet Remain Confident in 737 MAX 8, Despite Two Deadly Crashes

Three airlines in Canada are running the Boeing plane, which has crashed twice in five months, killing 346 people in total. → Read More

Mike Smith of ‘Trailer Park Boys’ accused of sexual assault

A VICE News investigation found a woman reported Smith to police in 2005. Smith denies the allegations and no charges were filed. → Read More

Judge halts construction of Keystone XL pipeline

A U.S. court blocked Trump's presidential permit, saying environmental analysis fell short of a ‘hard look’. → Read More