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Maxime Ouellet, 43 years old, has been reported missing. (PHOTO COURTESY RCMP)

Port Alberni RCMP searching for missing 43-year-old man

Maxime Ouellet is known to camp in wooded areas around Port Alberni

Maxime Ouellet, 43 years old, has been reported missing. (PHOTO COURTESY RCMP)
Saanich police say a family they were working to locate is safe and the investigation is closed. (Courtesy of Saanich police)

UPDATED: Saanich police say ‘missing’ family is safe, investigation closed

Police were working to ‘ensure the safety of the children,’ officer says

Saanich police say a family they were working to locate is safe and the investigation is closed. (Courtesy of Saanich police)
RCMP are looking for Jenessa Shacter. Photo supplied

RCMP looking for missing teen in Comox Valley

Jenessa Shacter was last seen going for a walk in downtown Courtenay

RCMP are looking for Jenessa Shacter. Photo supplied
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Days after missing daughters found dead, Quebec father’s body found: Police

Martin Carpentier has been missing since last being seen with his daughters on July 8

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Lisa Petterson of Merville has her ‘Where is My Dad?’ sign back, thanks to a couple of Good Samaritans in Port Alberni. Rob Pratt of Port Alberni, right, found the sign on Johnston Road and carried it home to keep it safe until Petterson could retrieve it and put it back up. Her father, Don Petterson, went missing from Port Alberni on June 9, 1996. (PHOTO COURTESY LISA PETTERSON)

Missing ‘Where is my Dad?’ sign returned in Port Alberni

Good Samaritan finds Lisa Petterson’s stolen sign, returns it to Merville woman

Lisa Petterson of Merville has her ‘Where is My Dad?’ sign back, thanks to a couple of Good Samaritans in Port Alberni. Rob Pratt of Port Alberni, right, found the sign on Johnston Road and carried it home to keep it safe until Petterson could retrieve it and put it back up. Her father, Don Petterson, went missing from Port Alberni on June 9, 1996. (PHOTO COURTESY LISA PETTERSON)
Police officers and volunteers stand in line before entering the woods to search, Friday, July 10, 2020 in Saint-Apollinaire Que. Police are continuing their search around a Quebec City suburb after they issued an Amber Alert Thursday for two young girls and their 44-year-old father who investigators believe disappeared following a highway car crash.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Search for father of girls found dead in Quebec enters sixth day

Two girls, 11 and six, were found dead after Amber Alert issued

Police officers and volunteers stand in line before entering the woods to search, Friday, July 10, 2020 in Saint-Apollinaire Que. Police are continuing their search around a Quebec City suburb after they issued an Amber Alert Thursday for two young girls and their 44-year-old father who investigators believe disappeared following a highway car crash.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
FILE - In this April 1,3 2013, file photo, actress Naya Rivera arrives at Logo’s NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles. A member of a team searching a Southern California lake for Rivera, the missing TV star, said Sunday, July 12, that he’s confident his crew is getting a clearer idea of where in the lake to find her, a magazine reported. Robert Inglis of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team told Us Weekly that Rivera sent to a family member of picture of her 4-year-old son, Joey, in front of a cove before she disappeared July 8 after diving into Lake Piru. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera found dead at California lake

Authorities would not immediately say if the person found was Rivera

FILE - In this April 1,3 2013, file photo, actress Naya Rivera arrives at Logo’s NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles. A member of a team searching a Southern California lake for Rivera, the missing TV star, said Sunday, July 12, that he’s confident his crew is getting a clearer idea of where in the lake to find her, a magazine reported. Robert Inglis of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Search & Rescue Team told Us Weekly that Rivera sent to a family member of picture of her 4-year-old son, Joey, in front of a cove before she disappeared July 8 after diving into Lake Piru. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
Quebec police continue search for father, one day after missing girls found dead

Quebec police continue search for father, one day after missing girls found dead

Police have said the girls and their father were believed to have been in a car crash on Highway 20

Quebec police continue search for father, one day after missing girls found dead
Langford teens reunited with family after rescue near Chemainus

Langford teens reunited with family after rescue near Chemainus

Friends spent night in missing truck, spotted by RCMP helicopter

Langford teens reunited with family after rescue near Chemainus
UPDATE: Missing Langford teens found safe

UPDATE: Missing Langford teens found safe

Pair were headed to Lake Cowichan/Youbou area, last heard from in North Cowichan

UPDATE: Missing Langford teens found safe
Port Alberni RCMP are looking for Jeff Buck, a Port Alberni resident missing since June 27, 2020. Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to call the RCMP at 250-723-2424. (RCMP PHOTO COMPOSITE)

Port Alberni RCMP searching for missing man

Jeff Buck was last seen June 25, 2020

Port Alberni RCMP are looking for Jeff Buck, a Port Alberni resident missing since June 27, 2020. Anyone with information on his whereabouts are asked to call the RCMP at 250-723-2424. (RCMP PHOTO COMPOSITE)
A sign that Lisa Petterson of Merville erected a week ago at Port Alberni’s Gyro Williamson Park asking for information on her missing father has now gone missing. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Sign asking for information on Vancouver Island man missing from Port Alberni goes missing

Lisa Petterson put the sign up asking for information on her father, missing for 24 years

A sign that Lisa Petterson of Merville erected a week ago at Port Alberni’s Gyro Williamson Park asking for information on her missing father has now gone missing. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
LIsa Petterson of Merville, B.C. sits in Gyro Williamson Park in Port Alberni, B.C. where her father was seen before he disappeared 24 years ago. Don Petterson spent the night of June 9, 1996 in cells at Port Alberni’s RCMP station, and when released the next morning he was never heard from again. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

‘Where’s my Dad?’ Vancouver Island woman searches for father 24 years after disappearance

Don Petterson left jail in Port Alberni June 9, 1996 and was never seen again

LIsa Petterson of Merville, B.C. sits in Gyro Williamson Park in Port Alberni, B.C. where her father was seen before he disappeared 24 years ago. Don Petterson spent the night of June 9, 1996 in cells at Port Alberni’s RCMP station, and when released the next morning he was never heard from again. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
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Missing child, 4, found dead on sand bar in southern Alberta river

Police say they are not releasing the child’s name

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FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)

German man identified as suspect in disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Her parents say the girl disappeared on May 3, 2007, after they left her and her twin siblings asleep in their holiday complex

FILE - This undated file photo shows Madeleine McCann. British police said on Wednesday June 3, 2020, a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British girl who disappeared 13 years ago while on a family holiday in Portugal. (AP Photo/File)
Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating Gordon Oper, 40, who was reported missing April 8 and hadnt been in contact with his family since April 6. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: RCMP say missing Vancouver Island motorcyclist has been found

Gordon Oper had been out of touch with his family

Nanaimo RCMP were asking for help locating Gordon Oper, 40, who was reported missing April 8 and hadnt been in contact with his family since April 6. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP are asking for help locating a 17-year-old girl, Mary Cyprich, thought to be in the company of 36-year-old Force Forsythe. (Photos submitted)

UPDATE: Nanaimo RCMP now unsure what vehicle missing teen and man may be travelling in

Mary Cyprich, 17, missing since Thurday, believed to be in company of Force Forsythe, 36

Nanaimo RCMP are asking for help locating a 17-year-old girl, Mary Cyprich, thought to be in the company of 36-year-old Force Forsythe. (Photos submitted)
Michael Dunahee was four-years-old when he disappeared from the Blanshard School Playground. (Black Press Media file photo)

Michael Dunahee case still unsolved after 29 years

The four-year-old went missing in 1991

Michael Dunahee was four-years-old when he disappeared from the Blanshard School Playground. (Black Press Media file photo)
Oceanside RCMP are asking the public for any help in locating 17-year-old Georgia Stump. (Photo submitted)

RCMP look for missing 17-year-old girl from Nanoose Bay

Georgia Kelly Stump was last seen March 19

Oceanside RCMP are asking the public for any help in locating 17-year-old Georgia Stump. (Photo submitted)
West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)

UPDATED: Body of missing man found, death not suspicious, says West Shore RCMP

Man left Langford in a 2011 white Ford van on Feb. 29

West Shore RCMP are asking for the public’s help to find missing man Raymond Begin. The 63-year-old was believed to be travelling from Langford to Duncan on Feb. 29. (West Shore RCMP)