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‘It seems to be she was silenced,’ mom says as Ontario inquest examines death of Indigenous inmate

Sitting through an inquest into her daughter’s death, Selina McIntyre says the hardest part is “knowing my daughter wanted me and I wasn’t there.” McIntyre, of Hay River, N.W.T., spoke to CBC News after testifying before a coroner’s jury in Windsor, Ont., that’s examining the death of Delilah Blair, an Indigenous woman …

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Mom had no idea Indigenous daughter was in jail until staff told her she was dead, Ontario inquest told

WARNING: This story contains references to suicide.  Selina McIntyre only learned daughter Delilah Blair was in a Windsor, Ont., jail when staff called to let her know the 30-year-old Indigenous woman had died, a coroner’s inquest was told Tuesday. A correctional officer found Blair without vital signs in her cell at the South …

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Insurance provider agrees to cover $35K medical bill for Manitoba mom who was international student

A Manitoba mother of three will no longer have to answer calls from collection agencies or worry about paying thousands of dollars in medical bills, after her private insurer agreed to retroactively cover the costs — following her decision to go public with her story. But advocates say even though her bills will be …

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RCMP account of how they entered my home is wrong, mom says

Cortney Pike stands inside the frame of the door of her home, where she says two RCMP officers entered unannounced around 5:30 a.m. Sunday morning. (Troy Turner/CBC) A Mount Moriah, N.L. mother is pushing back against the RCMP’s explanation for why two officers entered her home without permission through an …

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