Jody Porter was a reporting powerhouse at the CBC and advocated for human rights and Indigenous rights in Northwestern Ontario for decades. But she had complicated feelings about her work toward the end of her life. Jody passed away on July 19, 2022 and we are re-airing a conversation where she talked about these complicated feelings she had about her legacy. This interview originally aired in 2020.
August 1, 2022
The Thunder Bay Police Have Been “Torn Open”
Reporter Jon Thompson explains how recent developments offer an unprecedented look inside one of the country's most troubled police forces
February 7, 2022
#752 Inside Thunder Bay’s Police
CANADALAND has spent a lot of time in Thunder Bay and the events of the last month have forced us to once again turn our focus back on the city as the police force is said to be "on the brink of collapse."
February 7, 2022
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?
December 15, 2020
It Happens Because You’re Indigenous
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?
November 30, 2020
A Post-Truth Town
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.
November 16, 2020
Trailer: Return to Thunder Bay
New stories from Thunder Bay.
Coming November, 2020.
October 18, 2020
Announcing Season 2
Different city, different secrets.
October 27, 2019
#209 Don’t Call Me Jason
Journalism that exposes racism, homophobia, and election fraud: does any of it matter? All of this and more in a look at the Alberta election. And then a check-in with the Globe and Mail's Thunder Bay bureau.
April 17, 2019
#255 The Making Of Finding Cleo And Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay podcast host and creator Ryan McMahon reflects on the year-long production process, and he, Jesse and Connie Walker — host of CBC's award-winning podcast Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo —speak at ImagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival about the challenges that come with telling such sensitive, complex stories through the true crime genre.