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From the creator of Someone Knows Something comes the new investigative podcast The Next Call. Tackling unsolved cases through strategic phone calls, the curtain is peeled back. From the victim's family members to potential suspects, the investigation unfolds with The Next Call.

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From David Ridgen, the creator of Someone Knows Something, comes the investigative podcast The Next Call. Ridgen works with victims' family members, police and eye-witnesses to find answers. From investigators to potential suspects, the investigation unfolds with The Next Call.

The first case investigated in the series is the mysterious 1996 disappearance of 15-year-old Melanie Ethier. 

The latest case explored in the series is the 2017 disappearance of 32-year-old kindergarten teacher Nadia Atwi.

For a full list of production credits, scroll to the bottom of this page.


The Next Call, Season 1: The case of Melanie Ethier

The parents of missing Edmonton woman Nadia Atwi are holding a graduation photo of their daughter. (Scott Neufeld/CBC)

The case of Melanie Ethier: Trailer

A kindergarten teacher doesn’t make it to class one December morning. Host David Ridgen investigates.

The case of Melanie Ethier: Episode 1

“Where are you?”: On the morning of December 8, 2017, Salwa Atwi arrives at her daughter Nadia’s home for their regular carpool. Nadia doesn’t come outside. Four years later, there is still no sign of her. To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 1 available HERE.

The case of Melanie Ethier: Episode 2

“Drive”: Nadia’s car is found, but no Nadia. Could footage from a dashboard camera provide some answers? And what about her family and neighbours? Did they see anything? To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 2 available HERE.

The case of Melanie Ethier: Episode 3

“I love you, Nadia”: The moments leading up to Nadia’s disappearance are scrutinized. Is her husband willing to help fill in the gaps? To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 3 available HERE.

The case of Melanie Ethier: Episode 4

A 24-year-old Metis woman is found dead in her Calgary home in the spring of 2002. New investigative efforts have held out promise, but the case still remains cold almost two decades later.

Full-text transcript for Episode 4 available HERE.

The case of Melanie Ethier: Episode 5

“Firewood”: On April 29, 2002, Terrie Dauphinais was discovered on the main floor of her Calgary home. She’d been strangled. Responding officers find Terrie’s three young children locked in their rooms upstairs. Police have a suspect, but can’t move forward. To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 5 available HERE.


The Next Call, Season 2: The case of Terrie Dauphinais

A photograph of Terrie Ann Dauphinais is seen as participants hug after singing a song during a24-Hour Sacred Gathering of Drums protest calling for an inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in May 2014. Dauphinais was found murdered in her Calgary home on April 29, 2002 and the case remains unsolved. (Chris Wattie/Reuters)
“Homefront”: David digs into the original investigation into Terrie’s murder. Was anything missed? And what did one of the children see? To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

The case of Terrie Dauphinais: Episode 1

“Panic Mode”: An undercover police investigation appears to go south. The clock ticks on a criminal trial. To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 1 available HERE.

The case of Terrie Dauphinais: Episode 2

From David Ridgen, the creator of Someone Knows Something, comes the new investigative podcast The Next Call. Hear the investigations into a number of different cases unfold through a series of strategic calls. The Next Call begins with the Ontario case of Melanie Ethier.

Full-text transcript for Episode 2 available HERE.

The case of Terrie Dauphinais: Episode 3

“The First Call”: On September 28, 1996, Melanie Ethier says goodbye to her mother Celine, and goes to a friend’s house to watch a movie. Melanie is never seen again. To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 3 available HERE.


The Next Call, Season 3: The case of Nadia Atwi

Melanie Ethier was 15 years old when she went missing in 1996. (Supplied/OPP)
“Recollection”: Conversations with Melanie’s friends who were with her the day she disappeared. Could something they noticed help the investigation? To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

The case of Nadia Atwi: Episode 1

“Pine to Wellington”: Melanie’s 10-minute walk home becomes 24 years of unanswered questions. Did someone see or hear her that night? And what about Celine’s suspicions about an old friend of the family? To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 1 available HERE.

The case of Nadia Atwi: Episode 2

“Branches”: A closer look at the alibi of a person who has been on Celine’s radar for a while. To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 2 available HERE.

The case of Nadia Atwi: Episode 3

“Cold Comfort”: The final regularly-planned episode. New information about Melanie’s case continues to come to light. What does this mean for Celine and the case? To find transcriptions for episodes of The Next Call, please click here: https://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcastnews/the-next-call-with-david-ridgen-transcripts-listen-1.6056432

Full-text transcript for Episode 3 available HERE.

 


Production Credits

Host: David Ridgen
Writer: David Ridgen
Producers: David Ridgen and Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
Sound Design: Evan Kelly
Digital Producer: Emilie Quesnel
Transcribers: Natalya Ferguson and Varad Mehta
Video Producer: Evan Aagaard
Artwork: Ben Shannon
Cross Promo Producer: Amanda Cox
Senior Producer: Cesil Fernandes
Story Editor: Chris Oke

 

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