39 Giant Mine Murders

Yellowknife, NWT

A labour union strike at a gold mine escalates over time, turning bitter and violent, eventually leading to a tragic incident.

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Credits:
Research: Enya Best
Writing, narration, music arrangement: Kristi Lee
Audio production: Erik Krosby
Disclaimer voiced by the host of Beyond Bizarre True Crime

Music Credits:

Podcast intro theme music created by We Talk of Dreams.
Music producer from Australia: Soularflair - music for the rest of this episode:
Tracks:
10_-_Cue_1_-_Dark_dance-Unease_Digital_Soul
Trailer for a Nonexistent film 6 (looped)
All
The Eternal Now
What Fresh Hell is This
Infinity Ad Nauseum

Main information sources

The Third Suspect: The Inside Story of the Hunt for the Yellowknife's Mass Murderer by David Staples and Greg Owens
CBC - Giant Mine bomber Roger Warren granted day parole
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/giant-mine-bomber-roger-warren-granted-day-parole-1.2670078

CBC - “Nine killed in Giant Mine explosion”
https://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/nine-killed-in-giant-mine-explosion
CTV New- Giant Mine widows lose $10-million civil judgment
https://www.ctvnews.ca/giant-mine-widows-lose-10-million-civil-judgment-1.298507
Court Document: https://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/32735/FM020_Respndent_National-Automobile-Aerospace-Transportation-and-General-Workers-Union-of-Canada.pdf \
Court Document:
http://mcgradylaw.ca/Cases/Royal%20Oak%20Mines%20Inc_%20v_%20Canada%20(Labour%20Relations%20Board).htm

Maclean’s - “Tragic Scars”
https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1993/11/1/tragic-scars

The Canadian Encyclopedia - “Yellowknives Dene”
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/yellowknives-band

The Edmonton Journal (January 18, 1993) article, “Man Fears He’s Suspected of Fatal N.W.T. Mine Blast” - https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/474154131/

“The Effects of the Use of Striker Replacement Workers in Canada: An Analysis of Four Cases”
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.692.5916&rep=rep1&type=pdf

The Globe and Mail - “Convict confesses to Giant Mine explosion”
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/convict-confesses-to-giant-mine-explosion/article1163965/

The Militant - “Judge Sends Two Yellowknife Miners to Jail”
https://www.themilitant.com/1995/5924/5924_33.html

Toronto Star - Court overturns award to Giant Mine widows
https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2008/05/27/court_overturns_award_to_giant_mine_widows.html

My Yellowknife Now - “Roger Warren: Giant Mine bomber gets extended leave privilege”
https://www.myyellowknifenow.com/1858/giant-mine-bomber-gets-extended-leave-privileges/
Uphere Magazine - Archives: The Murders in The Mine
https://uphere.ca/articles/archives-murders-mine

https://www.scc-csc.ca/WebDocuments-DocumentsWeb/32735/FM030_Appellants_Sheila-Fullowka-et-al-and-James-O'Neil_Reply.pdf

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2008/05/27/court_overturns_award_to_giant_mine_widows.html

https://www.stratabound.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=183&Itemid=270

https://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/nine-killed-in-giant-mine-explosion

https://uphere.ca/articles/archives-murders-mine

https://www.themilitant.com/1995/5924/5924_33.html

https://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/1349/index.do

https://archive.macleans.ca/article/2002/8/19/murder-at-giant-mine-ten-years-later-is-the-right-man-in-jail

https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1993/11/1/tragic-scars

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/convict-confesses-to-giant-mine-explosion/article1163965/

https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2464448517

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