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Thunder Bay

10 EpisodesProduced by CANADALANDWebsite

The highest homicide rate in the country. A mayor and his wife charged with extortion. A police chief put on trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous teenagers. Why does it all happen here?

10 Episodes | 2018 - 2020


October 12th, 2018


The highest homicide and hate crime rates in the country. A mayor charged with extortion. A police chief who faced trial for obstruction of justice. …

Chapter 1 - There Is A Town In North Ontario

October 22nd, 2018


Locals call it Murder Bay.

It might be the most dangerous city for Indigenous youth in the world. But to others, it's their white nirvana.

Host Ryan McMahon wants to know - not who killed all those kids, but what killed …

Chapter 2 - Clowns

October 22nd, 2018


A dark, grainy, cellphone video leads to criminal charges against the mayor, his wife, the chief of police, and a multimillionaire lawyer turned …

Chapter 3 - Deathly Low Priority

October 29th, 2018


Nine teenagers died. There is evidence of foul play. There are suspects. There are motives. There have even been confessions. But nobody has ever …

Chapter 4 - The Ruthless Game

November 12th, 2018


Agnew Johnston was a lawyer who represented the state against criminals. But he was a criminal himself, paying underage girls for sex. His defence? Everybody in Thunder Bay is doing it, so why are you picking on me? The …

Chapter 5 - Burners

November 26th, 2018


What if Thunder Bay isn't broken?

What if it's working just as it's supposed to?

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Introducing COMMONS: CRUDE

April 10th, 2019


"I grew up in a place where I couldn't even breathe."

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Announcing Season 2

October 28th, 2019


Different city, different secrets.

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Introducing: Cool Mules

March 2nd, 2020


A new investigative series about the cocaine smuggling ring inside Vice Media.


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Trailer: Return to Thunder Bay

October 19th, 2020


New stories from Thunder Bay. Coming November, 2020.

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