Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay city limits. (Phootgraph by Cole Burston)

Something must be done about the Thunder Bay police

An unprecedented report says ‘systemic racism’ exists within the force, and that there was ‘neglect of duty’ among investigators. Is it beyond fixing?

Canada’s 10 worst cities for hate crime

Four are in the Greater Toronto Area and Golden Horseshoe. But Thunder Bay, Ont. tops the inglorious list
A memorial for Tammy Keeash is seen in Thunder Bay. (Photograph Cole Burston)

The troubles in Thunder Bay should trouble all Canadians

Perry Bellegarde on the way forward in Thunder Bay, where seven Indigenous children have been found dead since 2000
Rainy River First Nations Chief Jim Leonard

Thunder Bay’s divided community is haunted by its “river of tears”

Seven Indigenous children have died in Thunder Bay waterways since 2000, leaving a racially divided community searching for answers—and praying for change
Barbara Kentner. (Willow Fiddler/APTN National News)

Waiting for death in Thunder Bay

A trailer hitch thrown from a passing car left Barb Kentner facing death, and her daughter contemplating life without her
Attawapiskat Town 20160428

The Canada most people don’t see

It has an unemployment rate worse than Sudan. The infant mortality rate is worse than Russia. And the injustice is appalling.