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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"I grew up in a place where I couldn't even breathe."
Chapter 5 - Burners
What if Thunder Bay isn't broken? What if it's working just as it's supposed to?
Chapter 4 - The Ruthless Game
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...
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I live about two hours away from Duluth. The last time I seen those ships going under the lift bridge all I could think of is there was stolen native women and children on that boat.. excellent podcast, you should dig a little into Bemidji MN. One of the most racist towns in the state
This is an amazing podcast. I hope everyone listens to this. The parallels to here in the US are discouraging . Thank you.
Thank you for speaking up. Doing what I truly want to do but cannot.
I loved this podcast. I am a huge fan of investigative journalism. It shakes me to my core to hear people treat others this way, as if they are superior in some way. We took their home, I think everyone has forgotten that. Thank you for this. Ignorance is only bliss when you stop being a human.