Another person has been charged in the death of Tiki Laverdiere. An RCMP news release said Charles St. Savard, 33, was arrested in Edmonton on Friday.St. Savard now faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Laverdiere. He becomes the ninth person charged in Laverdiere’s death.
Thelma Favel hasn’t opened the curtains in her living room in years. Favel is the grandmother of Tina Fontaine, the 15-year-old from Sagkeeng First Nation whose horrific 2014 murder is credited as the catalyst for the government to launch a national inquiry into the death and disappearance of thousands of Indigenous women in Canada. Sometimes, she still expects Tina to walk through the door. “If they’re open, I look out the window, down the road to see if she’s coming home,” she told Refinery29 during a telephone interview from her home in Pine Falls, MB. “It still hurts every day.”