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First Nations leaders call for RCMP investigation into Thunder Bay deaths - CBC.ca

Stacy DeBungee's body was found in the McIntyre River in Thunder Bay on Oct. 19, 2015. (CBC). Listen 19:37. more stories from this episode. Iraqi photographer on the run for chronicling country's 'war crimes' · First Nations leaders call for RCMP ...and more »

First Nations plead for RCMP to address Thunder Bay 'policing crisis' - The Globe and Mail

Indigenous leaders frustrated by investigations into the deaths of young people in Thunder Bay are asking the provincial government to bring in the RCMP to address what they call a "policing crisis" in the city. They are also calling on the province to ...and more »

First Nations call for RCMP to take over investigations in Thunder Bay, Ont. - CBC.ca

First Nations leaders say it's time to disband the Thunder Bay Police Services Board and bring in the RCMP to investigate the deaths of Indigenous people in the northern Ontario city. Chiefs from the Nishnawbe Aski Nation, (NAN) Grand Council Treaty #3 ...and more »

First Nations man survived assault in Thunder Bay river, says woman who called police - CBC.ca

First Nations volunteers are launching a regular patrol of the river banks in Thunder Bay, Ont., and non-Indigenous residents are joining the chorus of criticism about police practices in the city after the death of a seventh Indigenous teen. Josiah ...and more »

First Nations leaders call for RCMP to probe recent Thunder Bay, Ont. teen deaths - Globalnews.ca

TORONTO – Deep distrust of police in a northwestern Ontario city has prompted area indigenous chiefs to ask for the RCMP to investigate the recent deaths of teens in the community. Three chiefs travelled to the provincial legislature on Wednesday to ...and more »

Teen deaths, police probes, racism accusations: What's going on in Thunder Bay? - CTV News

Why have 10 indigenous people -- the majority of them teenagers -- been found dead in Thunder Bay, Ont. since 2000, seven of their bodies washing up in local rivers? And what have police done to investigate the deaths? Those questions are at the heart ...and more »

Thunder Bay Police Services Board responds to First Nation leaders - The Chronicle Journal

First Nation leaders announced action to address the policing crisis around river deaths in Thunder Bay at a press conference in Toronto today at 10 a.m. The event was broadcast live via Facebook: facebook.com/NishnawbeAskiNation. First Nations want ...and more »

Northern Ontario chiefs call on RCMP to investigate Thunder Bay deaths - APTN News

Chiefs from northern Ontario say they have no faith in the Thunder Bay police, as well as the OPP, and are calling on the RCMP to investigate a number of deaths in Thunder Bay. “The recent losses of Tammy Keeash and Josiah Begg have once again ...and more »

2 More Indigenous Teenagers Found Dead in Ontario - teleSUR English

Tammy Keeash of the North Caribou Lake First Nation and Josiah Begg of the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation, both teenagers, were found dead in the McIntyre River in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada in May. RELATED: Two Quinault Tribe Members Run ...and more »

Evidence from First Nation student who survived Thunder Bay river attack resurfaces following eye-witness claim - APTN News

His name was never revealed during the coroner's inquest into the deaths of seven First Nation high school students in Thunder Bay, but his story raised the chilling spectre that something more sinister lurks behind the “epidemic” of tragedies that led ...and more »