Thunder Bay

indiginous

The Harrowing Search for Jethro Anderson

‘He’s just out there partying like every other Native kid,’ the cop told her. Then he hung up.
Tanya Talaga
10.27.17
Photography

In Between Places: Photos from Wawa, Ontario

Wawa is one of many towns stuck between its past and unclear future.
Cheyenne Jenkins
10.16.17
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
News

Clowns Gearing Up To Protest ‘It’ Over Negative Clown Stereotypes

"You need to remember that clowns are people too.”
Mack Lamoureux
9.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Man Set His House on Fire While Trying to Get Rid of Wasps

“This is especially dumb,” said Thunder Bay Fire Chief John Hay.
Manisha Krishnan
8.8.17
column

People of Colour Know Police Won’t Protect Us from Racist Hate

Police are loath to label anything a hate crime, despite the obvious.
Abdullah Shihipar
7.7.17
crime

Cops Bought This Armoured Vehicle to Let You Know Who Rules the Streets of Winnipeg

The police force said they bought the vehicle because of concerns after the fatal shootings of three mounties in Moncton last year.
Jake Kivanc
12.10.15
News

Thunder Bay Takes Regina’s Title of Canada’s Murder Capital

While Canada's murder rate is at a five-decade low, a Stats Can report says Aboriginal people are six times more likely to be murdered than the rest of the population.
Jake Kivanc
11.26.15
News

You Can Now Hunt Deer In the City of Thunder Bay

To deal with the nuisance of urban deer overpopulations, the city of Thunder Bay, Ont. has proposed expanding the fall deer hunt’s boundaries into populated areas, setting the stage for semi-urban hunting grounds.
Dave Dean
8.29.14
Stuff

One Night with Paramedics in Canada’s Former Murder Capital

The city of Thunder Bay, Ontario boasts one of the worst homicide rates of any major Canadian city. We spent a night shadowing their front-line paramedics.
Michael Robinson
8.12.14