Tag: Tina Fontaine

Child & Family Services – A Pathway to Homicide?
EDITORIALS

Child & Family Services – A Pathway to Homicide?

I just read an opinion piece published on the CBC News Indigenous site penned by Pamela Palmater, called “Foster care system one of the paths […]

Tina Fontaine was reported missing by Winnipeg Police Service before her body was discovered Aug. 17 in the Red River in a bag near the Alexander Docks. ORG XMIT: GRx_Xr94GLTnZPdVNytr
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The Tina Fontaine Aftermath – Where do we go from here?

The reaction was heartbreaking, painful and visceral. Raymond Cormier found not guilty of killing Tina Fontaine. “How could it be?” A question so many have […]

The Murder Merry-Go-Round – Two Time Killer’s Conviction Merits Nary a Whisper
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The Murder Merry-Go-Round – Two Time Killer’s Conviction Merits Nary a Whisper

There was a lot of stuff going on in the news cycle this past week. The Raymond Cormier trial took centre stage and chewed up […]

Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb
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Debunking the False Narrative – An Uphill Climb

Police don’t give a shit when Indigenous women go missing or get murdered! That’s the essence of the false narrative perpetuated by Indigenous leaders, politicians and certain elements […]

Raymond Joseph Cormier (53) WPS Handout
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Police Solve Fontaine Murder – Rabid Dogs, Exploitation & Revolving Doors

Police have arrested and charged a no-account habitual-criminal in connection with the high-profile killing of Winnipeg teenager Tina Fontaine (15). Fontaine’s body was pulled from the murky […]

Why Police Keep People in the Dark – “Hold-back” Vital in High-stakes Investigations
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Why Police Keep People in the Dark – “Hold-back” Vital in High-stakes Investigations

It was one of the hardest things I had to do as a supervisor working in the Winnipeg Police Service’s Homicide Unit. The need to […]

MURDEROUS TREND CONTINUES – Indigenous Woman Killed in Thompson
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MURDEROUS TREND CONTINUES – Indigenous Woman Killed in Thompson

It seems the sad trend is continuing in 2015. On January 31, 2015, at approximately 2:40 am, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of an injured female at […]

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#MMIW Protestors – Time to Re-calibrate

I’ve followed the #rinelleharper assault case with great interest. That interest peaked yesterday when a Caroline Barghout tweet left me scratching my head. A “protest” organized […]