Hitchhiker, hero, celebrity, killer: The strange journey of the man called Kai

“In 2013, Caleb McGillivary became an unlikely hero and an even unlikelier star. There were TV appearances and concerts, women and new friends, the promise of money and a reality show. Instead, three months later, the Alberta man was facing life in prison for a murder he says was self-defence.”

Published: Jun 25, 2020
Length: 23 minutes (5,848 words)

A Radical Grief

In 1985, Cliff and Wilma Derksen’s daughter Candace was abducted and left to die in Winnipeg’s severe cold. While they did not yet know the killer’s identity, they made a decision to forgive — and to save themselves and the good left in their lives. Now, 32 years later, the suspect in the case awaits his verdict in a second trial.

Published: Apr 14, 2017
Length: 20 minutes (5,140 words)

Burdens of Grief

Memorial sites have been a part of human culture since biblical times. The rise of spontaneous memorial sites often raise hard decisions.

Published: Nov 24, 2014
Length: 10 minutes (2,587 words)

Missing the Signs

The story behind a murder case that gripped two countries and spurred a Canadian family to take action against domestic violence.

Published: Oct 27, 2014
Length: 18 minutes (4,651 words)