Protesters push Manitoba government to search landfill for murdered women

Protesters across Canada called on the Manitoba government to search a Winnipeg-area landfill for the remains of two murdered Indigenous women.

Man convicted in brutal murder of Indigenous woman in Saskatchewan arrested in B.C.

Kenneth MacKay, convicted of the brutal murder of an Indigenous woman in Saskatoon, is back in custody, and his parole has been suspended.

New billboards for missing and murdered women aim to change narrative of B.C.'s 'Highway of Tears'

New billboards along a northern B.C. highway are aimed at honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and emphasizing hope and resilience.

Supporters hold their ground at Winnipeg landfill blockade as noon deadline to leave passes

Dozens of people outside Winnipeg's Brady Road landfill have built barricades and are signalling their unwillingness to leave, despite a noon deadline from the city to vacate the area and the possibility of legal action.

Yorkton RCMP asking for help locating missing woman

Doran Kaufmann, 38, was last seen leaving a business on Dominion Avenue in Yorkton, Sask., between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. on April 11, RCMP say.


Hundreds chant 'we are not trash,' close Portage and Main in honour of woman found dead in Winnipeg landfill

Hundreds formed a ring around drummers and singers in the middle of Portage Avenue and Main Street in Winnipeg Friday evening to honour Linda Beardy after the mother of four was found dead in a city landfill earlier this week.



Indigenous woman’s body found at Winnipeg landfill

The body of Linda Mary Beardy, a 33-year-old Indigenous mother, was found in the Winnipeg landfill, but police say they don’t think her death is connected to the discovery of another body at the landfill last year.

Alleged serial killer went to Winnipeg homeless shelters 'looking for the absolute most vulnerable': friend

Alleged serial killer Jeremy Skibicki frequented soup kitchens and homeless shelters in Winnipeg's inner city, meeting women whom he would take home to his apartment, according to numerous sources.

Vigil held in Vancouver in solidarity with MMIWG2S families in Winnipeg over alleged serial killer

A candlelight vigil was held in Vancouver Sunday, in solidarity with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Winnipeg.

Indigenous leaders and advocates in Winnipeg say the MMIWG crisis is a national state of emergency

More than 100 advocates, allies and surviving loved ones gathered on Sunday at Oodena Circle in Winnipeg to call for a national state of emergency to be declared for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people.



Grief, anger in Winnipeg as alleged serial killer appears in court

Indigenous communities across Winnipeg are reeling, mourning the death of four women allegedly killed by Jeremy Skibicki. He briefly appeared in court to hear first-degree murder charges.



Winnipeg man charged with killing 3 Indigenous women

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. Winnipeg police believe a man who was charged with murder last spring is also responsible for killing three other women. Jeremy Skibicki is now charged with killing Morgan Beatrice Harris, Marcedes Myran, Rebecca Contois — all of whom were Indigenous — and a fourth woman who has yet to be identified.



Membertou park honours missing and murdered Indigenous people

As Matthew Moore reports, the work to open the park was a true community effort.

Partial remains of Indigenous woman killed in 1990 found in Prince George, B.C., park

Prince George RCMP say partial remains of an Indigenous homicide victim were found in a downtown park last month, 32 years after her death.

B.C. court dismisses appeal of man convicted of 1978 murder of 12-year-old Monica Jack

B.C.’s appellate court has struck down a motion from Garry Handlen, who was seeking to overturn a conviction for the murder of Indigenous girl Monica Jack in 1978.

Missing Indigenous woman from northern B.C. found dead, police confirm

An Indigenous woman who has been missing from New Hazelton, B.C., since late 2018 was found dead earlier this year, Mounties have confirmed.

Noelle O'Soup's family was fighting to remove her from group home when she disappeared: uncle

The family of Noelle O'Soup, a 14-year-old Indigenous girl whose remains were found in a Vancouver apartment, says B.C.'s Ministry of Children and Family Development and police neglected her before and after her death, failing to inform the family when she disappeared and when her remains were identified.

Fredericton artist channels experience as a Sixties Scoop survivor through painting

When visual artist and basket maker Cyndi Nash goes to sleep at night, she lets her dreams take the reins on what she will later bring to the canvas.

Vancouver police, family members call for public assistance in locating missing Indigenous woman

The mother of 20-year-old Tatyanna Harrison, who went missing in late April, is calling for public assistance as Vancouver police say they have no solid leads in the case.

Advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous people wants national alert system for Canada

Stephanie Harpe, a member of Fort McKay First Nation in northern Alberta, believes Canada needs a national alert system for use when Indigenous men, women, boys and girls go missing or are murdered.

Vigil held for Chelsea Poorman as family, advocates seek answers about her death

Family and community members gathered in Vancouver on Sunday to honour Chelsea Poorman, a young Indigenous woman whose body was discovered at a home in Vancouver's Shaughnessy neighbourhood.

First Nations delegates say they believe Pope Francis will apologize for residential schools

First Nations delegates left a two-hour meeting at the Vatican Thursday saying they believe Pope Francis will soon apologize for the Roman Catholic Church's role in the residential school system.

The Sunday Magazine for March 13, 2022

This week on The Sunday Magazine with guest host Helen Mann: • How the war in Ukraine is affecting human rights in Russia • What Canada's lost buildings can teach us about history • Broadcaster Sheila North's story of strength, survival and making history in Canada • Press freedom advocate leaves Russia as it cracks down on independent media • How a team of underdogs from Yukon made a run for the Stanley Cup Discover more at

Sheila North's story of strength, survival and making history in Canada

CBC broadcaster Sheila North tells Helen Mann how her story of survival fuelled her passion for advocacy, journalism, and played a key role in the missing and murdered Indigenous women movement. Her new memoir My Privilege, My Responsibility recounts how she overcame the violence and systemic racism that almost stood in the way of her achieving her dreams.



Calls to reinvestigate sudden deaths of Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ont.

A team reviewing sudden deaths in Thunder Bay, Ont., is calling on the city’s police force to reopen investigations into how multiple Indigenous people died between 2006 and 2019.