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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
violence against women

Half of Canadians killed by domestic violence belong to vulnerable groups

Racism and remoteness are barriers to getting help, new report says
Hilary Beaumont
12.6.18
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
crime

Raymond Cormier found not guilty in death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine

The body of the young Indigenous girl was pulled from the Red River in Winnipeg in 2014.
Tamara Khandaker
2.22.18
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
Indigenous

Families of murdered women urge reset of inquiry during Assembly of First Nations meeting

“This thing is a mess. It’s a complete mess.”
Natalie Alcoba
7.26.17
MMIW

Head of MMIW inquiry says it needs more time

Marion Buller-Bennett also rebuffed calls for her resignation.
Hilary Beaumont
7.6.17
Indigenous

Woman jailed, shackled for days while waiting to testify against her attacker

The case of a Cree woman has sparked outcry over prejudice and racism in Canadian courts
Rachel Browne
6.6.17
Indigenous

Families are threatening to boycott the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women

A new grassroots organization wants to launch their own inquiry, while the national inquiry pleads for patience
Rhiannon Johnson
5.23.17
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