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Canadian True Crime

Canadian True Crime

Kristi Lee

Explore some of the most heinous, controversial, heartbreaking and thought-provoking true crime cases in Canadian history with Kristi Lee, an Australian who has been living in Canada for 12 years.

Utilizing facts curated from court documents, trial reporting and news archives, you'll also hear about relevant social and historical factors that impact crime.

New episodes on the 1st and 15th of each month. Learn more at www.canadiantruecrime.ca.

130 - 98 The Murder of Ronald Platt
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  • 130 - 98 The Murder of Ronald Platt

    In 1996, a body washed up in a fishing net off the south coast of Devon in the UK. Through intrepid detective work, English police would link it back to a diabolical Canadian criminal who left an unbelievable trail of destruction behind in Southwestern Ontario. This is the story of the crimes of Albert Johnson Walker. If you recognize the name and think you know this case, stay tuned until the end. There has been an update from 2021... Thanks for supporting our sponsors! See the special offer codes here   Ad-free episodes: All episodes, ad-free and often early on Patreon and Supercast. Credits:  Research and writing: Diedre Bradley and Kristi Lee Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of True Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams   Website and social medias: Website: www.canadiantruecrime.ca Facebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrime Twitter: @CanadianTCpod Instagram: @CanadianTrueCrimePod Instagram: @kristileehello All credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  


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    Fri, 15 Oct 2021 - 1h 13min
  • 129 - Debrief with special guest Métis journalist Danielle Paradis

    Danielle Paradis is a journalist based in Edmonton, Alberta with a special interest in Indigenous and women's issues. She's been published by Chatelaine, CANADALAND, BUSTLE, Star Metro Edmonton, Gig City, The Spraw and more. Dani has also pitched, researched and contributed to the writing of several episodes for Canadian True Crime - including Saskatoon Freezing Deaths and Mayerthorpe Tragedy... with more to come. Approximate timestamps of our discussion: 00:00 - Introduction to Dani Paradis, background, how she got into journalism 05:00 - Métis heritage 08:00 - Truth & Reconciliation Day - September 30 20:00 - Maranda Shelly Peter 30:00 - What Dani is working on right now Resources and links: Follow Dani on Twitter: @DaniParadis and check out her website www.danielleparadis.com/ Some of Dani's writing: - Canada’s Media Was Always Going To Dismiss Genocide Against Indigenous Women  (CANADALAND) - The Death Of Cindy Gladue, And The Criminal Defence Tactic That Should Alarm Every Woman in Canada (Chatelaine) - What You Need To Know About The Biggest Indigenous Issues This Election (Chatelaine) Lit Fest: Canada's original nonfiction festival October 14-24 Indigenous Friends New book: Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped the Americas by Omar Mouallem All Music by We Talk of Dreams  


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    Sat, 02 Oct 2021 - 35min
  • 128 - 97 The Murder of Maranda Shelly Peter

    Yukon | In 1996, 15 year old Maranda Shelly Peter waved to her mother as she left to go to the movies with her boyfriend. But the next morning, Maranda hadn't returned home. It would take some time, but the discovery of where Maranda really was would shake the territory.  Resources on intergenerational or transgenerational trauma: - Breaking the Chains of Generational Trauma by Elizabeth Dixon for Psychology Today - How residential school trauma of previous generations continues to tear through Indigenous families by Marcy Cuttler for CBC News - What is Intergenerational trauma—and how do you heal from it? by Colleen Seto for lovallove.ca Canadian True Crime donates monthly to help those facing injustice. This month we have donated to:  True North Aid Thanks for supporting our sponsors! See the special offer codes here   Don't like the ads? Access early episodes without the ads on Patreon and Supercast. Learn more Website and social medias: Website: www.canadiantruecrime.ca Facebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrime Twitter: @CanadianTCpod Instagram: @CanadianTrueCrimePod Instagram: @kristileehello Credits:  Research: Haley Gray Writing: Kristi Lee Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of True Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams All credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes  


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    Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 1h 05min
  • 127 - What happened at Residential Schools: a primer

    #TruthandReconciliationDay | September 30, 2021 is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation here in Canada, and we all have a part to play in educating ourselves and spreading the message.  This is an overview of how Residential Schools came to be and what happened, and below are some recommended resources for further learning. Recommended listening: Residential Schools Historica Canada podcast Missing & Murdered: Finding Cleo by CBC Podcasts Follow-up reading: Truth and Reconciliation report Survivor offers advice on how to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - CTV News Read some more survivor stories - CTV News Causes to donate to: Indian Residential School Survivors Society First Nations Child and Family Caring Society Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Indigenous Friends association There are many many more! Diversify your feed! Here's something to get you started: 10 Indigenous Activists and Artists You Should Be Following Right Now Indian Residential School Crisis Line Support for former students and those affected. People can access emotional and crisis referral services by calling the 24-hour national crisis line: 1-866-925-4419.  


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    Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 07min
  • 126 - Introduction to Canadian True Crime

    Canadian True Crime is a fully independent podcast that explores some of the most heinous, controversial, heartbreaking and thought-provoking true crime cases in Canada.  


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    Tue, 21 Sep 2021 - 00min
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