Members of the Thunder Bay Bear Clan patrol the river banks in an attempt to improve safety in the city where seven First Nations teens have been found dead in the water since 2000. (Martine Laberge/Radio-Canada)
by Joe Friesen and Patrick White, The Globe and Mail, June 16, 2017
A man lies sprawled on his back near the riverbank, his eyes closed, his arms extended at his sides. He appears to be unconscious, just a few metres from the McIntyre River in Thunder Bay.
A short distance away, four men in bright orange vests scour the riverbank on foot. They move quickly, casting their flashlights in the reeds and stooping to look under bridges. Read the rest of this entry →