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 women, men and children

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

 

Saanich police are looking to locate missing 15-year-old Emilie Pattie, who is believed to be in downtown Victoria or Beacon Hill Park. (Courtesy of Saanich Police Department)

Missing 15-year-old Saanich girl

Emilie Pattie is believed to be in downtown Victoria or Beacon Hill Park

 

VicPD have located Amanda Williams, who hadn’t been seen since June 24. (VicPD)

VicPD locate high-risk 34-year-old woman

Amanda Williams was found on Aug. 4

VicPD have located Amanda Williams, who hadn’t been seen since June 24. (VicPD)
Ethan Sampson was last seen on Quamichan Road West in the waters of the Cowichan River. (RCMP handout)

RCMP, Search and Rescue volunteers seeking man last seen in Cowichan River

Ethan Sampson, 28, was last seen Thursday night in the fast-moving waters of the Cowichan River

Ethan Sampson was last seen on Quamichan Road West in the waters of the Cowichan River. (RCMP handout)
14 years later: Victoria Police seek information on missing woman
14 years later: Victoria Police seek information on missing woman