Matthew Rose

  • Who Wants To DM Stephen Harper?

    Geoff de Ruiter is a student just like you. One day while reading through articles on the National Post’s website and watching how engaged people were with something as trivial as the comments section, he had an idea.

    What if it was just as easy to type a message to your local politician as it is to reply to BigBadJoe56?

  • New Media Hackers

    CBC Hackathon-Winning Community App May Change The Way News Is Shared In The Future

  • Watching the Grass Grow

    Vancouver’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are a Model for the Rest of Canada

    There was a time when I believed that Canada would beat the states in the race to legalize weed. Flash forward to 2015 and the world looks a whole lot stranger.

  • Watching Grass Grow

    How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Vancouver

    There was a time when I believed that Canada would be the first country in North America to legalize weed. Sure California had its pseudo-legal dispensaries since 1996 but in 2003 we had Prime Minister Jean Chrétien proudly announce, “I will have my money for my fine and a joint in the other hand,” when marijuana was on the verge of being decriminalized.

  • Anti-Police Protesters Can’t Quell Irish Festivities

    The Collectif Opposé à la Brutalité Policière held a protest on the corner of de Maisonneuve Blvd. and Guy St. on Sunday afternoon.