Missing and murdered indigenous women

Premieres

Toronto's Above Top Secret Need You to Start Paying Attention to the Murders of Indigenous Women on "BANG"

The politically-inspired song also touches on police brutality and organ harvesting.
Sarah MacDonald
6.13.16
Stuff

How Violence Continues to Plague the Family of One Murdered Ontario Aboriginal Woman

Charity Keesic was beaten to death by the 16-year-old son of a family friend. Now her mother is trying to break the cycle of male violence within her community.
Jane Gerster
2.8.16
Stuff

Inside Grande Prairie: Horror and Hope in Canada’s Violent Crime Capital

Grande Prairie, Alberta is one of the most dangerous places to live in Canada, especially for Indigenous women. This is how the community is responding to one woman's murder.
Jane Gerster
1.19.16
News

How Canadian Authorities Screwed Up After Jailing Serial Killer Robert Pickton

Eighteen years after Stephanie Lane's disappearance, and 13 years after her remains were found on Pickton's farm, her family's trauma is still not over.
Jane Gerster
12.1.15
searchers

An Ex-Cop's Mission to Solve the Murders Along Canada's Highway of Tears

Former RCMP detective Ray Michalko is investigating the murders of a number of women along Northern BC's 'Highway of Tears.'
VICE Staff
10.17.15
searchers

A Family's Desperate Search for a Missing Woman Police Can't Find

Misty Faith Potts is a 38-year-old Canadian woman who disappeared in March 2015, one of the more than 1,200 missing or murdered Indigenous women across the country.
Lewis Rendell
10.14.15
News

How the Canadian Authorities Have Impeded Reporting on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

While reporting on Canada's epidemic of missing Indigenous women, I've learned that Canadian government institutions don't want this story told.
Jane Gerster
10.13.15
News

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.
Hilary Beaumont
9.14.15
searchers

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

VICE embedded with the crew of 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.
Hilary Beaumont
9.10.15
News

Denise Bourdeau Kept Returning to Her Abusive Partner; One Day, He Killed Her

Though her killer is behind bars, for her mother there is no justice in how her case was handled.
Jane Gerster
9.9.15
News

Oppressive Office Dress Codes Need to Go

Dress codes disproportionately target not just teenage girls in school, but people of color, LGBTQ students, and overweight people.
Septembre Anderson
7.7.15
News

Will an Inquiry into the Deaths of Canadian Aboriginal Women Bring Peace to Their Families?

Mag Cywink, who has spent over two decades searching for justice in her sister's murder, fears a national inquiry will hurt those who it is trying to help the most.
Jane Gerster
5.11.15
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