missing First Nations

Heidi Illingworth, federal ombudsman for victims of crime, takes part in an interview at her office in Ottawa on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Watchdog worries federal benefit for parents of missing, murdered kids going unused

Heidi Illingworth said the key is raising awareness of the program for families that need it

 

Jennifer Touchie prepares to re-hang red dresses on May 1 after vandals removed the dresses she had originally hung along Highway 4 days before. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Red Dress Day honours Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous people

As vandals target displays, May 5 marks Red Dress Day across the country

 

Laurie Sakebow breaking into tears upon listening to the account of a dairy farm owner, where Sakebow was arrested by the Mission RCMP for being intoxicated. Patrick Penner / Mission Record.

Family confirms body found in Mission is missing son’s, IIO investigating

Brandon Sakebow picked up intoxicated by Mission RCMP shortly before disappearance in March 2020

 

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

Fundraiser underway for April Parisian billboards

GoFundMe goal is on the way to $25,000.

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in RCMP custody 6 months ago

181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in RCMP custody 6 months ago

Brandon Sakebow’s last known location was leaving Mission RCMP cell, police say; family has doubts

181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in RCMP custody 6 months ago
Saanich police say 15-year-old Emilie Pattie, who was the subject of a missing person report last week, has been located safe. (Black Press Media file photo)

UPDATED: Missing 15-year-old Saanich girl located safe

Emilie Pattie has been returned home, police say

Saanich police say 15-year-old Emilie Pattie, who was the subject of a missing person report last week, has been located safe. (Black Press Media file photo)
VicPD have located Amanda Williams, who hadn’t been seen since June 24. (VicPD)

VicPD locate high-risk 34-year-old woman

VicPD locate high-risk 34-year-old woman

VicPD have located Amanda Williams, who hadn’t been seen since June 24. (VicPD)
14 years later: Victoria Police seek information on missing woman
14 years later: Victoria Police seek information on missing woman
Victoria Police say a missing woman has been found after issuing a missing persons report this morning. (File photo)

UPDATE: missing Victoria woman found

Victoria police were looking for a missing 25-year-old woman

Victoria Police say a missing woman has been found after issuing a missing persons report this morning. (File photo)