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Stories of some of the most heinous, controversial, heartbreaking and thought-provoking true crime cases, told by an Australian living in Canada.
New episodes on the 1st and 15th of each month.

Canadian True Crim‪e‬ Kristi Lee

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 10.7K Ratings

Stories of some of the most heinous, controversial, heartbreaking and thought-provoking true crime cases, told by an Australian living in Canada.
New episodes on the 1st and 15th of each month.

    83 The Murder of Beverley Rowbotham

    83 The Murder of Beverley Rowbotham

    MANITOBA | In 2000, Beverley Rowbotham moved her family from Saskatchewan to Manitoba after her husband Mark Stobbe was offered a high-profile job there. But as they started settling into their new house, the problems started…. and it was one thing after another.


    Canadian True Crime donates monthly to organizations helping those facing injustice.
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    The Alpha House Project - Winnipeg - a year-long program for women and their children leaving an abusive relationship. 


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    Website and social medias:
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    Twitter: @CanadianTCpod
    Instagram: @CanadianTrueCrimePod
    Instagram: @kristileehello


    Credits:
    Research and writing: Kristi Lee
    Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams
    Disclaimer voiced by the host of True
    Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams


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    • 1 hr 29 min
    82 The Murder of Joe Rose

    82 The Murder of Joe Rose

    QUEBEC | In 1989, 23-year-old Joe Rose and a friend boarded a Montreal bus home in the early morning hours. What happened next would be described as a turning point for the LGBTQ+ rights movement in Quebec.


    Recommended resources for further reading:
    Prejudice to pride: The forgotten murder of Joe Rose, by Richard Burnett, special to the Montreal Gazette
    Sex Garage raid a turning point in Montreal’s LGBT activism by Richard Burnett, special to the Montreal Gazette
    HIV basics from Catie.ca (Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information)
    People living with HIV in Canada: infographic [PDF]


    Canadian True Crime donates monthly. This month’s donation has gone to:
    Interligne.co - offers 24/7 support to LGBTQ + people in both English and French, as well as their loved ones and staff in community, school, health and social services.
    2SLGBTQIA+ Youth hotline: text or phone 1 888 505-1010 - there are no taboo subjects :)


    Podcast recommendation:
    Framed - An Investigative Story


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    Credits:
    Research and 2SLGBTQIA+ content advise: Eliot Newton / Genderbandit
    Writing: Kristi Lee
    Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams
    Disclaimer voiced by the host of True
    Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams
    Special thanks to Timecop 1983 for use of Gone and Memories (first two tracks used) from the albums Lovers Parts 1 and 2.


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    Facebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrime
    Twitter: @CanadianTCpod
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    Instagram: @kristileehello


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    81 The Murder of Richard Humble

    81 The Murder of Richard Humble

    ONTARIO | 82 year old Richard Humble needed knee surgery, but because he lived alone, he would need a caregiver to help him as he recovered. An old friend recommended someone who might be able to help him—but what she ended up doing was the exact opposite.


    *Please note - some names in this episode have been changed to protect the privacy of innocent parties.
    Any links between names chosen and real people involved in the story are coincidental.


    Podcast recommendation
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    Elder abuse resources
    Canada - Call toll-free 1 800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232), itsnotright.ca/, www.canada.ca/seniors, Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
    Australia - Protecting the Rights of Older Australians
    US - National Center on Elder Abuse
    UK - Action on Elder Abuse


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    Credits
    Research: Jessica Ann
    Writing: Kristi Lee
    Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams
    Disclaimer voiced by the host of True
    Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams


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    • 57 min
    80 The Unsolved Disappearance of Madison Scott

    80 The Unsolved Disappearance of Madison Scott

    BRITISH COLUMBIA | In May of 2011, 20 year old Maddy Scott and a friend attended a party at Hogsback Lake in British Columbia. They were supposed to camp for the night, but the friend decided to leave, and Maddy was eventually left by herself. This was the last time anyone saw her.


    WATCH: The Vanishing of Madison Scott and the Recreation video
    VISIT: www.madisonscott.ca
    JOIN: Facebook Group: Help Find Madison Scott
    DONATE: Via paypal to help her family continue to raise awareness
    VIEW: Pictures of Maddy and the missing poster


    $100,000 REWARD: Anyone with information can contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at 250-567-2222 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


    Podcast recommendation
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    Credits:
    Research and writing: Charlie from Crimelines and Kristi Lee
    Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams
    Disclaimer voiced by the host of True
    Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams


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    • 52 min
    Chat about William Fyfe with a forensic psychologist

    Chat about William Fyfe with a forensic psychologist

    Make sure you listen to Episode 79 first!


    Find Lili Knighton:
    Website: www.LiliKnighton.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/knightonmentalhealth/


    Approximate timestamps:


    0.00 Lili talks about her background including trials of Paul Bernardo and Bradley Edwards (Claremont Serial Killer trial)


    4:00 Serial Killers and their motivations


    10:00 Was Fyfe really determined to avoid the spotlight?


    11:45 Serial Killer “patterns” and escalation from break and enters to rapes and murders (re Golden State Killer)


    15:45 What if he hadn’t left that fingerprint - was he in a frenzy at the end?


    17:30 He was said to have committed up to 25 murders – if this was true, why did he only confess to four additional?


    19:45 Fyfe’s abusive childhood – how did it come into play with his later crimes?


    21:45 Fyfe’s son “the only thing he found precious”


    BREAK (note timestamps are very approximate after this depending on where you live and what ads you hear)


    24:00 Necrophilia and sexual assault motivations


    29:00 Why was the media so reluctant to report on the more “gruesome details”?


    31:45 Plumber Rapist profile vs William Fyfe


    34:00 Hazel Scattolon – the first crime he confessed to was just as bad as the last one. Why? And did he know her?


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    • 37 min
    79 The Crimes of William Patrick Fyfe

    79 The Crimes of William Patrick Fyfe

    QUEBEC In 1999, four women were found murdered in the greater Montreal area. They all lived alone, there were no signs of forced entry, and the crime scenes were so violent that even the most seasoned of investigators were shocked. But one day, the killer would make a mistake. This is the story of the crimes of the Quebec serial killer known as “The Killer Handyman”.


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    Credits:
    Research: Gemma Harris
    Research and writing: Kristi Lee
    Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  
    Disclaimer voiced by the host of True
    Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams


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    • 1 hr 17 min

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love it!!!

i love canadian true crime so much!
anyways interesting/spooky to hear what happened around my own country!!
keep up the good work!! 😎😄

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