Tina Fontaine


How Indigenous Youth Are Healing Together

Indigenous filmmakers from the Nu Media Program partnered with VICE Canada to document the importance of how an Indigenous sharing circle helps address the epidemic of racism, violence, and intolerance.


On patrol with Winnipeg’s Bear Clan after Tina Fontaine’s alleged killer walked free

The grassroots, Indigenous group is bigger and more active than ever, keeping watch over Winnipeg’s streets.


How Reporting on Colten Boushie’s Death Changed Me

As a lone Indigenous journalist covering the story, I saw him as a relative.


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.


How an Indigenous Neighbourhood Patrol Is Fighting Overdoses in Winnipeg

Bear Clan Patrol began as a response to 15-year-old Tina Fontaine’s disappearance, and has since found new ways to serve a hurting community.


Tina Fontaine’s missing sister has been found

After going missing earlier this week Tina Fontaine’s missing sister has been found


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.


The murder of an Indigenous woman in Winnipeg is reopening old wounds

Tina Fontaine's 2014 murder sparked calls for an inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women. The murder of her cousin this week is further evidence of the Canada-wide problem.


Do We Want a MMIW Inquiry, Now That We Have It?

After years of regarding our government with deep cynicism and suspicion on missing and murdered Indigenous women, many find it hard to believe that anything good can come out of Ottawa.


Volunteers Find What Could Be Human Teeth Along Winnipeg’s Red River

The startling discovery could be the first human remains the group has found after a year of searching in the notorious dumping grounds.


On Winnipeg’s Red River with the Searchers Looking for Their Missing Relatives

Nine bodies have been found in the river in the last year and the Drag the Red volunteers are doing what police won't—actually searching below the murky water.


Drag the Red: Meet the Volunteers Searching for Bodies in Winnipeg's Red River

VICE embedded with the crew of "Drag the Red" ground searchers checking the banks of the river for fresh bodies and with a boat crew who use fish hooks to search the river for bodies that may have sunk to the bottom.