About Uncover Season 3: The Village

This season, host Justin Ling explores the numerous cases of missing and murdered men in Toronto’s gay community, dating back to the 1970s. What social forces allowed these cases to go unsolved, or even unnoticed?

 Two waves of unsolved murders, 40 years apart.

Who's killing men in Toronto's gay village and why are they getting away with it?

For years, Toronto's Gay Village worried a serial killer was in their midst. Men were disappearing from the neighbourhood but police insisted there was no evidence of foul play. Then, in January 2018, police arrested Bruce McArthur for the murders of eight men. Police are now re-opening dozens of unsolved murders from the Village, dating back to 1975. Journalist Justin Ling has covered this story for over five years and now he's going back to shed light on these long-forgotten murders — and the social forces that enabled them

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Meet the host

Justin Ling

Justin Ling is an investigative journalist who has worked across the country, focusing on stories and issues undercovered or misunderstood. His forthcoming book on the Bruce McArthur case will be published by McClelland & Stewart in early 2020.