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The highest homicide rate in the country. A mayor and his wife charged with extortion. A police chief put on trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous teenagers. Why does it all happen here?

The highest homicide rate in the country. A mayor and his wife charged with extortion. A police chief put on trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous teenagers. Why does it all happen here?

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Canada

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The highest homicide rate in the country. A mayor and his wife charged with extortion. A police chief put on trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous teenagers. Why does it all happen here?

Language:

English


Episodes

Criminally Responsible

12/15/2020
The verdict arrives in the trial that everyone’s talking about. Can there be justice? As Thunder Bay grapples with the truth about itself, people are still dying. Kids are still dying. So where do we go from here? Support us here: canadaland.com/join. This episode is brought to you by HelloFresh. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:45:26

It Happens Because You're Indigenous

11/30/2020
When a system is broken, you can work outside of it to create something new, or you can try to change it from within. But what happens when you need the system? Support us here: canadaland.com/join. This episode is brought to you by Missing From the Village and HelloFresh. Additional music by AudioNetwork. CORRECTION: An earlier edit of this episode presented an incomplete criticism of the editorial focus of CBC Thunder Bay. Apologies to Michael Dick and his team for this...

Duration:00:43:57

A Post-Truth Town

11/16/2020
It’s infamous as the homicide and hate crime capital of Canada. And now, Thunder Bay has been officially diagnosed as racist. But so what? Does knowing this mean that anything will change? Welcome to Canada's first post-truth town. Support us here: canadaland.com/join. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:46:51

Support Thunder Bay, Support Canadaland

11/10/2020
Journalism like ours needs helpers. Support us here: canadaland.com/join See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:01:17

Trailer: Return to Thunder Bay

10/19/2020
New stories from Thunder Bay. Coming November, 2020. Original artwork by Blake Angeconeb and Michah Dowbak. Support us at canadaland.com/join. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:01:55

Introducing: Cool Mules

3/2/2020
A new investigative series about the cocaine smuggling ring inside Vice Media. To hear episode 2 right now, subscribe to Cool Mules. Or get all six episodes ad-free for $5/month by clicking here. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:36:42

Announcing Season 2

10/28/2019
Different city, different secrets. Help make season 2. Support us at patreon.com/canadaland See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:04:12

Introducing COMMONS: CRUDE

4/10/2019
"I grew up in a place where I couldn't even breathe." See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:23:19

Chapter 5 - Burners

11/26/2018
What if Thunder Bay isn't broken? What if it's working just as it's supposed to? Support us here: canadaland.com/join. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:28:21

Chapter 4 - The Ruthless Game

11/12/2018
Agnew Johnston was a lawyer who represented the state against criminals. But he was a criminal himself, paying underage girls for sex. His defence? Everybody in Thunder Bay is doing it, so why are you picking on me? The story of a case that implicated Thunder Bay's elite. Support us here: canadaland.com/join. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:46:25

Chapter 3 - Deathly Low Priority

10/29/2018
Nine teenagers died. There is evidence of foul play. There are suspects. There are motives. There have even been confessions. But nobody has ever been charged. In a town with no consequences, it will happen again. Support us here: canadaland.com/join. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:39:29

Chapter 2 - Clowns

10/22/2018
A dark, grainy, cellphone video leads to criminal charges against the mayor, his wife, the chief of police, and a multimillionaire lawyer turned convicted sex offender, whose wife disappeared years ago. Support us here: canadaland.com/join. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:42:31

Chapter 1 - There Is A Town In North Ontario

10/22/2018
Locals call it Murder Bay. It might be the most dangerous city for Indigenous youth in the world. But to others, it's their white nirvana. Host Ryan McMahon wants to know - not who killed all those kids, but what killed them. This is Thunder Bay. Support us here: canadaland.com/join. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:29:49

Trailer

10/12/2018
The highest homicide and hate crime rates in the country. A mayor charged with extortion. A police chief who faced trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous high schoolers. Why does it all happen here? Thunder Bay debuts on October 22, 2018. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:02:06