Logan Turner is a former journalist for CBC News based in Thunder Bay, Ont.
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Indigenous people detail violent encounters with Thunder Bay police in human rights complaints
Indigenous people living in Thunder Bay, Ont., are speaking out about recent violent encounters with city police, and have detailed their concerns in human rights complaints.
Lakehead's former running coach the latest facing maltreatment claims by athletes at Thunder Bay university
There are new allegations of maltreatment against Lakehead University’s former running coach, amidst a months-long investigation by CBC News that casts concerns about how athlete complaints are handled by the Thunder Bay, Ont., university’s athletic department.
Can the Crown make land decisions without First Nations consent? Treaty 9 lawsuit argues no
Several First Nations announce they're taking the Ontario and Canadian governments to court, in a lawsuit their lead lawyer says could fundamentally change the way resource and land management decisions are made in Treaty 9 territory.
This Ojibway man served his sentence, then says the Crown tried to put strict conditions on his release
A man from an Ojibway First Nation in northwestern Ontario fought and won the Crown's attempt to impose strict conditions on his jail release in 2021. The peace bond application was dropped in March. Lawyers and corrections researchers say the case highlights potential problems with the way the Criminal Code legal tool is used.
Report on troubled Thunder Bay police board brings hope but also doubt amid warning change will take time
Reaction has been swift following the submission of an independent expert panel's final report detailing a "roadmap to real change" for the Thunder Bay Police Service and its board in northwestern Ontario.
Report calls for urgent, transformational change for troubled Thunder Bay police and oversight board
The latest report into policing and police oversight in Thunder Bay, Ont., calls on leaders to work together to overcome growing frustration — with leaders of First Nations urging disbandment of the force.
Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug celebrates First Nation-led family law, one of the few in Canada
Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug is taking control of its own child and family services with the creation of an agency called Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Dibenjikewin Onnakonikewin (KIDO). It's just the second First Nation in Ontario to have its own child and family services law take effect with the full force of federal law.
They need life-saving dialysis, but with few options in northwestern Ontario, some travel hours for care
More than a dozen people from northwestern Ontario are forced to travel to Thunder Bay, Ont., away from their homes and loved ones, to receive life-saving dialysis.
Ontario mines minister says Ring of Fire could be worth $1 trillion, a figure critics call exaggerated
The hype surrounding the Ring of Fire has reached a higher level, and some industry members and consultants warn that an Ontario minister's claim about "limitless potential" could be dangerous.
Crisis counsellors call on Nishnawbe Aski Nation to declare mental health, addictions state of emergency
Counsellors with the Indigenous crisis response agency NAN Hope are calling on leaders with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation to declare a state of emergency related to mental health and addictions.