Canadian True Crime

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Stories of some of the most heinous, controversial, heartbreaking and thought-provoking true crime cases, told by an Australian living in Canada. New episodes on the 1st and 15th of each month.

Episodes

  • 86 The Johnson-Bentley Family Murders

    86 The Johnson-Bentley Family Murders

    01/04/2021 Duration: 01h26min

    BRITISH COLUMBIA | In August 1982, a family of six set out on what was supposed to be an idyllic two-week camping trip. They never returned home.This sparked what would be the most expensive and highly-publicized manhunt in Canadian history.Petition: Help the Johnson and Bentley FamilyRead and sign the petition here Thanks for supporting our sponsors!See the special offer codes here Don't like the ads?Access early episodes without the ads plus bonus content and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn moreCredits:Research: Haley GrayAdditional research and writing: Kristi LeeAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of DreamsSocial medias:Facebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrimeTwitter: @CanadianTCpodInstagram: @CanadianTrueCrimePodInstagram: @kristileehello All credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 85 The Murder of Brayton Bullock

    85 The Murder of Brayton Bullock

    15/03/2021 Duration: 01h17min

    ONTARIO | In 2006, a close-knit family tried to deal with an escalating crisis, but they could only do so much before the situation ended in a devastating and senseless tragedy.Resources related to Canadian Victims of CrimeCanadian Victims Bill of Rights (Bill C-32)Get involved: pre-written email to send to members of parliamentCanadian Resource Centre for Victims of CrimeOffice of the Federal Ombudsman for Victims of CrimeCanadian Crime Victim FoundationCanadian True Crime gives back monthly. This month we have donated to:Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime Podcast recommendation:I’m not a Monster Thanks for supporting our sponsors!See the special offer codes here Don't like the ads?Access early episodes without the ads plus bonus content and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn more Website and social medias:Website: www.canadiantruecrime.caFacebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrimeTwitter: @CanadianTCpodInstagram: @CanadianTrueCrimePodInstagram: @kristileehello Credits: Res

  • 84 The Lush and Whiteway Families

    84 The Lush and Whiteway Families

    01/03/2021 Duration: 55min

    NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR | In 2019, Josh Whiteway and Suzanne Lush were ready to return to Calgary after spending a wonderful week with their families in Lewisporte, NL. But on the way to the airport, they would be involved in a tragic crash that would change their lives forever.Podcast recommendation:The Hopeful - Canadian show of the year for 2020.Described as a "riveting story" and "beautifully inspiring tale of perseverance and strength", this is the story of a man’s journey from Iran to Canada, told with the help of his daugher.Thanks for supporting our sponsors!See the special offer codes here Don't like the ads?Access early episodes without the ads plus bonus content and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn moreCredits: Research and writing: Kristi Lee in consultation with Josh WhitewayAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of DreamsSocial medias:Facebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrimeTwitter: @CanadianTCpodIns

  • 83 The Murder of Beverley Rowbotham

    83 The Murder of Beverley Rowbotham

    15/02/2021 Duration: 01h29min

    MANITOBA | In 2000, Beverley Rowbotham moved her family from Saskatchewan to Manitoba after her husband Mark Stobbe was offered a high-profile job there. But as they started settling into their new house, the problems started…. and it was one thing after another.Canadian True Crime donates monthly to organizations helping those facing injustice.This month we have donated to:The Alpha House Project - Winnipeg - a year-long program for women and their children leaving an abusive relationship. Podcast recommendation:Island Crime: Gone BoysThanks for supporting our sponsors!See the special offer codes here Don't like the ads?Access early episodes without the ads plus bonus content and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn moreWebsite and social medias:Website: www.canadiantruecrime.ca Facebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrueCrimeTwitter: @CanadianTCpodInstagram: @CanadianTrueCrimePodInstagram: @kristileehello Credits: Research and writing: Kristi LeeAudio editing and production: We Talk of DreamsDisclaimer vo

  • 82 The Murder of Joe Rose

    82 The Murder of Joe Rose

    01/02/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    QUEBEC | In 1989, 23-year-old Joe Rose and a friend boarded a Montreal bus home in the early morning hours. What happened next would be described as a turning point for the LGBTQ+ rights movement in Quebec.Recommended resources for further reading:Prejudice to pride: The forgotten murder of Joe Rose, by Richard Burnett, special to the Montreal GazetteSex Garage raid a turning point in Montreal’s LGBT activism by Richard Burnett, special to the Montreal GazetteHIV basics from Catie.ca (Canada’s source for HIV and hepatitis C information)People living with HIV in Canada: infographic [PDF]Canadian True Crime donates monthly. This month’s donation has gone to:Interligne.co - offers 24/7 support to LGBTQ + people in both English and French, as well as their loved ones and staff in community, school, health and social services.2SLGBTQIA+ Youth hotline: text or phone 1 888 505-1010 - there are no taboo subjects :)Podcast recommendation:Framed - An Investigative StoryThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special

  • 81 The Murder of Richard Humble

    81 The Murder of Richard Humble

    15/01/2021 Duration: 57min

    ONTARIO | 82 year old Richard Humble needed knee surgery, but because he lived alone, he would need a caregiver to help him as he recovered. An old friend recommended someone who might be able to help him—but what she ended up doing was the exact opposite.*Please note - some names in this episode have been changed to protect the privacy of innocent parties. Any links between names chosen and real people involved in the story are coincidental. Podcast recommendationCourt JunkieElder abuse resourcesCanada - Call toll-free 1 800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232), itsnotright.ca/, www.canada.ca/seniors, Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder AbuseAustralia - Protecting the Rights of Older AustraliansUS - National Center on Elder AbuseUK - Action on Elder AbuseThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus content, and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn moreSocial mediasFacebook: facebook.com/CanadianTrue

  • 80 The Unsolved Disappearance of Madison Scott

    80 The Unsolved Disappearance of Madison Scott

    01/01/2021 Duration: 52min

    BRITISH COLUMBIA | In May of 2011, 20 year old Maddy Scott and a friend attended a party at Hogsback Lake in British Columbia. They were supposed to camp for the night, but the friend decided to leave, and Maddy was eventually left by herself. This was the last time anyone saw her.WATCH: The Vanishing of Madison Scott and the Recreation videoVISIT: www.madisonscott.caJOIN: Facebook Group: Help Find Madison ScottDONATE: Via paypal to help her family continue to raise awarenessVIEW: Pictures of Maddy and the missing poster$100,000 REWARD: Anyone with information can contact the Vanderhoof RCMP at 250-567-2222 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.Podcast recommendationCrimelines - see Barry and Honey Sherman episode Thanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes hereAD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn moreCredits:Research and writing: Charlie from Crimelines and Kr

  • Chat about William Fyfe with a forensic psychologist

    Chat about William Fyfe with a forensic psychologist

    16/12/2020 Duration: 37min

    Make sure you listen to Episode 79 first!Find Lili Knighton:Website: www.LiliKnighton.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/knightonmentalhealth/Approximate timestamps:0.00 Lili talks about her background including trials of Paul Bernardo and Bradley Edwards (Claremont Serial Killer trial)4:00 Serial Killers and their motivations10:00 Was Fyfe really determined to avoid the spotlight?11:45 Serial Killer “patterns” and escalation from break and enters to rapes and murders (re Golden State Killer)15:45 What if he hadn’t left that fingerprint - was he in a frenzy at the end?17:30 He was said to have committed up to 25 murders – if this was true, why did he only confess to four additional?19:45 Fyfe’s abusive childhood – how did it come into play with his later crimes?21:45 Fyfe’s son “the only thing he found precious”BREAK (note timestamps are very approximate after this depending on where you live and what ads you hear)24:00 Necrophilia and sexual assault motivations29:00 Why was the media so reluctant to rep

  • 79 The Crimes of William Patrick Fyfe

    79 The Crimes of William Patrick Fyfe

    15/12/2020 Duration: 01h17min

    QUEBEC In 1999, four women were found murdered in the greater Montreal area. They all lived alone, there were no signs of forced entry, and the crime scenes were so violent that even the most seasoned of investigators were shocked. But one day, the killer would make a mistake. This is the story of the crimes of the Quebec serial killer known as “The Killer Handyman”.SURVEY: Tell us what you think about Canadian True Crime - skip any question you don't want to answer!Survey expires December 16Take survey nowCanadian True Crime donates each month to a local justice-focused organization.This month’s donation has gone to:Sun Youth OrganizationPodcast recommendation:Troubles PodcastThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn moreCredits:Research: Gemma HarrisResearch and writing: Kristi LeeAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  

  • 78 The Mad Trapper of Rat River

    78 The Mad Trapper of Rat River

    01/12/2020 Duration: 01h02min

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND YUKONThe story of Canada's longest manhunt. In 1931 a strange man arrived at Fort McPherson in the Northwest Territories—and disrupted the status quo.SURVEY: Tell us what you think about Canadian True Crime!Take survey nowThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast. Learn morePodcast recommendation:True North True Crime DOCUMENTARY:Arctic Manhunt: The Hunt for the Mad Trapper (focuses on the exhummation and DNA testing) All credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 77 The Death of Laura Letts - Part 2

    77 The Death of Laura Letts - Part 2

    17/11/2020 Duration: 55min

    Part 2 of a 2-part seriesThe RCMP continue their investigation into the death of Laura Letts, and make an interesting discovery. From there, things would spiral completely out of control.SURVEY: Tell us what you think about Canadian True Crime!Take survey nowCanadian True Crime donates each month to a local justice-focused organization. This month's donation has gone to:Alberta Council of Women's SheltersThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast Learn moreCredits:Research and writing: Kristi LeeSpecial thanks: Tim Petruk, journalist, Kamloops This WeekAdditional research: Hagar BarakAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of DreamsAll credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  See acast.com/privacy for

  • 76 The Death of Laura Letts - Part 1

    76 The Death of Laura Letts - Part 1

    15/11/2020 Duration: 51min

    BRITISH COLUMBIAAfter a painful breakup, Laura Letts decided to take leave from her job and travel abroad. While on tour in New Zealand, she would meet someone new, and her life would forever be changed.Canadian True Crime donates each month to a local justice-focused organization. This month’s donation has gone to: Alberta Council of Women's Shelters Thanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast Learn morePodcast recommendation:The Miami Chronicles - Booby TrapCredits:Research and writing: Kristi LeeAdditional research: Hagar BarakAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of DreamsAll credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 75 Saskatoon Freezing Deaths

    75 Saskatoon Freezing Deaths

    01/11/2020 Duration: 01h26min

    SASKATCHEWAN: In 2000, Darrell Night was having a night out with friends, when he was picked up by police. He thought they were going to take him to the drunk tank… but instead, the car went in the opposite direction.More resources on this case:BOOK: Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild by Rob Renaud and Susanne ReberDOCUMENTARY: Two Worlds Colliding directed by Trisha HubbardPODCAST: COMMONS - The PolicePodcast recommendations:COMMONS - current season "The police”Nighttime - the stories of Glen Race and Haunted CanadaThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast Learn moreCredits:Research and writing: Danielle ParadisAdditional research and writing: Kristi LeeAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of DreamsAll credits and information sources can be

  • 74 Renfrew County Murders

    74 Renfrew County Murders

    15/10/2020 Duration: 01h21min

    ONTARIOIn 2015, Renfrew County in the Ottawa Valley would be the backdrop for the worst-ever case of intimate-partner violence in Ontario, and one of the worst in Canadian history.Resources for Domestic violenceCanada: https://endingviolencecanada.org/getting-help-2/US: https://www.thehotline.org/Signs you’re in an abusive relationship - and how to get help Canadian True Crime monthly donation has gone to:Women’s Women's Sexual Assault Centre of Renfrew County Thanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes here AD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supportersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more on Patreon and Supercast Learn more Podcast recommendationCanadaland - a new story from Canada every Monday that you won't hear anywhere else Credits:Research and writing: Dierdre BradleyWriting and editing: Kristi LeeAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of DreamsAll credits and sou

  • 73 The Harshbarger Family

    73 The Harshbarger Family

    01/10/2020 Duration: 01h25min

    NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR:In 2006, a family left the US for a hunting trip in Newfoundland. Not all of them would come back. Thanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes hereAD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime supporterAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more Learn moreRead the award-winning long-form article from Outdoor Canadahttps://www.outdoorcanada.ca/harshbarger/Scroll to halfway down the page to see the link to download the PDF.Podcast recommendationTrue - bizarre stories that are always trueCredits:Research: Gemma HarrisAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of TrueTheme Song: We Talk of Dreams All credits and sources can be found on the page for this episode at www.canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • QA

    Q&A

    15/09/2020 Duration: 01h05min

    Hi everyone! It's been 2.5 years since I did a Q&A, and I know you have questions, so I thought I'd answer them. Enjoy! New podcast recommendationOne Strange ThingThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes hereAccess the Extended Q&AAlso get ad-free episodes, Chats with Kristi after show, bonus episodes, and more Learn more APPROXIMATE IMESTAMPS:2:00 – How did I get into true crime and why5:00 – Decision to start a podcast13:00 – Things I’ve learned from podcasting14:30 – Best part about podcasting16:45 – Hardest part about podcasting17:30 – Where will CTC be in 5 years?19:20 – Covid-1922:30 – True crime documentaries24:30 – Cases I really want to cover but haven’t had a chance to yetAD BREAK30:00 – Cases I’ll NEVER cover33:00 – Lingering questions from cases I’ve covered36:00 – Most shocking and infuriating cases37:00 – Do I contact families of victims in my episodes?43:30 – Why I moved to Canada49:00 – Strangest thing about Canada53:30 – Favourite part about Canada5

  • Case Updates  Reflections 2020

    Case Updates & Reflections 2020

    15/08/2020 Duration: 52min

    Approximate Timestamps for each case discussed in this episode:72 Alloura Wells - 3:00 minute mark71 Jagtar Gill - 7:4570 Zach Miller - 11:0067-69 Ezekiel Stephan - 15:4560-62 Richard Oland - 29:0059 The Donnellys - 39:0056 Loretta Saunders - 40:0019-20 Laura Babcock - 44:006 Reena Virk - 46:30Youtube recommendation:Canadiana - Canadian History Videos Thanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes hereAD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime InsidersAccess ad-free episodes, Chats with Kristi after show, bonus episodes, and more Learn moreCredits:Research: Enya BestAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyond Bizarre True Crime Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams  Music credits:Chris Zabriskie - LaserdiscS Chermisinov - Night SnowfallIgor Khabarov - Stay  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 72 The Death of Alloura Wells

    72 The Death of Alloura Wells

    15/07/2020 Duration: 01h04min

    SEASON FINALE - Back October 1TORONTO, ONTARIO: In 2017, a woman found a body in a ravine. The journey to figure out who the body belonged to would take many twists and turns.Mental Health ResourcesCanadaUnited StatesAustraliaUnited Kingdom+ Find a therapist:Online @BetterHelp (10% off your first month)In person @ Psychology Today+ 10 minute Yoga videos on youtubeLinks to resources and initiatives from this episode:Trans Pride Toronto facebook pageIndependent review into how police handle missing persons cases - submissions until August 31, 2020Maggie’s Sex Worker Action Project The 519Thanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes hereAD FREE Exclusive feed - Canadian True Crime InsidersAccess ad-free episodes, bonus episodes, and more Learn morePodcast recommendation:Where is Lisa - Island Crime Season 1Credits:Research, co-producer and 2SLGBTQIA+ content advisor: Eliot Newton www.genderbandit.com Audio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyo

  • 71 The Murder of Jagtar Gill

    71 The Murder of Jagtar Gill

    01/07/2020 Duration: 01h09min

    ONTARIO - In 2014, a 15 year old went to the grocery store with her father. It was her parents’ 17th wedding anniversary - but her mother was recovering at home from a hernia operation she’d had the day before, so the teenager and her father went to pick out a cake and bring flowers back to her. But what they would be confronted with when they returned, would change their lives forever.Podcast recommendation:The Secret Life of CanadaThanks for supporting my sponsors!See the special offer codes hereCredits:Research and writing: Diedre Bradley and Kristi LeeAudio editing and production: We Talk of Dreams  Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyond Bizarre True Crime Theme Song: We Talk of Dreams  All credits and information sources can be found on the page for this episode at www.canadiantruecrime.ca/episodes.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • 70 The Survival of Zach Miller

    70 The Survival of Zach Miller

    15/06/2020 Duration: 01h15min

    SASKATCHEWAN - It was 2006, and ten year old Zachary Miller was enjoying the summer on his family’s farm near the tiny town of Whitewood, Saskatchewan. A man walked up the driveway with a teenage boy, wanting to buy eggs—and Zach's life would never be the same again.Child Personal Safety Resources: Canadian Centre for Child Protection is a national charity dedicated to the personal safety of all children, and provides resources and education.The National Crime Prevention Council provides resources to parents on how to teach kids about strangers:Canada: The Missing Children Society of Canada provides resources for what to do if your child goes missing:United States: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children provides resources for what to do if your child goes missing: https://www.missingkids.org/gethelpnow/isyourchildmissing.#BlackLivesMatter donations and support:Canada: How You Can Support Black People Today, Tomorrow & Forever by Refindery 29United States: Places to Donate thanks to The Fal

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