A TAXI RIDE TO A STRANGE MAN’S BED is not where she wanted to go, but that’s where a 19-year-old Indigenous woman wound up in Winnipeg in 2016. The risk of sexual assault at the hands of a taxi driver was real and ever-present for all Winnipeg women back then. Not now. Not since Indigenous women in the city took collective direct action to protect themselves.


DON CRAWFORD DID HIS JOB AND GOT PUNISHED. His job was to investigate the cause of a CP Rail train derailment that killed three train crew workers. His conclusion was the police needed to be brought in. That’s the last thing his bosses at the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) or CP Rail wanted.