Police watchdog calls out Thunder Bay police for systemic racism
An unprecedented review has found police let racist attitudes hinder investigations into sudden deaths of Indigenous people.
First Nations leaders are outraged by video of cop hitting teen in the head
“Such actions by the police, whatever the cause, must be fully investigated by an independent authority,” said Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler.
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.
In Between Places: Photos from Wawa, Ontario
Wawa is one of many towns stuck between its past and unclear future.
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.
Clowns Gearing Up To Protest ‘It’ Over Negative Clown Stereotypes
"You need to remember that clowns are people too.”
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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.
“They don’t want to send their kids to school, only to have them return in a casket”
Parents are increasingly worried their kids won’t make it home alive.
Mayor of Thunder Bay charged with extorting lawyer accused of sexual assault
The charges come months after the chief of police was charged with breach of trust over leaking information about the mayor
People of Colour Know Police Won’t Protect Us from Racist Hate
Police are loath to label anything a hate crime, despite the obvious.
National Aboriginal Day comes amid tragedy in Thunder Bay
Celebrations took place as questions around a series of unanswered deaths remain, allegations of police incompetence linger, and rampant racism continues.
Thunder Bay police refuse to let RCMP take over investigations into deaths of Indigenous people
“I don’t see the situation as a crisis,” said the city's acting police chief.