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Indigenous Women and Girls In Canada Are Facing 'Genocide': National Inquiry

The long-anticipated government report says Canadians show ‘appalling apathy’ to the issue.
Hilary Beaumont
6.3.19
Policing

Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing

Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
Nathan Munn
4.17.19
Views My Own

Western Canada Is Still Struggling to Replace Cancelled Greyhound Service

Here’s what that means for remote First Nations communities who rely on buses for medical travel.
Emily Riddle
11.1.18
Longform

The Life and Death of a Career Snitch and Scammer

Sean Kirkham’s sociopathic scams involved New York celebrities, coke dealing stings, a gay porn star working at the UN, a one-eyed club impresario, the FBI, murder, and, eventually, suicide.
Jackson Weaver
10.11.17
RACISM

Call for ‘Racist’ Senator to Resign Shot Down by Thunder Bay Council

Indigenous leaders are blasting the city for failing to act in Canada’s hate crime capital.
Tamara Khandaker
9.27.17
crime

Police Investigations Criticized in Deaths of Two Inuit Women in Montreal

Advocates fear the apparent suicides were investigated hastily, and that some key details point to foul play.
Brigitte Noël
9.8.17
VICE News

The Murder of an Indigenous Woman in Winnipeg Is Reopening Old Wounds

The woman was a cousin of Tina Fontaine, whose 2014 murder sparked calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women.
VICE News
3.16.17
Film

Why an Indigenous Filmmaker Directed a VR Documentary About the Highway of Tears

A short piece now touring Canada lets you sit with a mom who lost her daughter.
Sarah Berman
1.29.17
News

Why Are Indigenous Leaders Partnering with MRA Groups?

The issue of missing and murdered Indigenous men is now in the spotlight, but Cree researcher Robert Innes warns against giving a platform to organizations that blame feminism.
Ntawnis Piapot
12.10.16
News

Everything We Know About Regina’s First Serial Killer Clayton Bo Eichler

He strangled two women to death but won't say where the body of one of them is located.
Manisha Krishnan
9.21.16
News

This First Nations Activist Keeps Getting Hassled by Cops While Running Across Canada

Caribou Legs says he was profiled by Quebec authorities twice in the span of an hour during a cross-country run to raise awareness for missing and murdered Indigenous women.
Cody Punter
9.16.16
News

Here’s What the Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry is Missing

"It is a sense of disappointment and I think that's something a lot of people are feeling."
Manisha Krishnan
8.3.16
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