Kidnapping

More Questions Than Answers In Death Of Mom Who Claimed Kidnapping

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada

"We do not believe there is any imminent danger to the community,'' said a sheriff's spokesman.

Kidnapping Victim Called Family From Trunk Before Being Found Dead

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada

Maze also spoke to a police officer shortly before she died.

Bring Back Our Conscience

Glen Pearson | Posted 08.02.2016 | Canada Impact
Glen Pearson

Every day, the news through all its venues reaches us with increasing calls to humanity to rise to the occasion and effect change. Our great danger is the temptation to move from one issue to another, like a stone skipping over a quiet pond, instead of sticking to our original commitments, seeing them through to the end. Just such a cause occurred 842 days ago, when the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram captured 276 Nigerian schoolgirls, dragging them off into captivity and the kinds of horror that are too easy to imagine.

Without Urgent Action, Millions Of Iraqi Children In Line Of Fire

David Morley | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Impact
David Morley

If you're a child in Iraq today, the odds of growing up in a safe and secure environment are not in your favour. According to a new UNICEF report, 3.6 million children in Iraq -- or one in five -- are at serious risk of death, injury, sexual violence, abduction or recruitment into armed groups.

What Would You Do If Karla Homolka Was A Parent At Your School?

Rebecca Cuneo Keenan | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Parents
Rebecca Cuneo Keenan

The news broke earlier this week that Karla Homolka has been living in the Quebec community under the name Leanne Bordelais with her three school-age children. Parents from the community are outraged, and perhaps understandably so.

Police Arrest Hospital Kidnapping Suspect In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police identified the suspect as 44-year old Prince George resident Lash Leroux.

International Rules Aren't Made to Be Broken

Michael Møller | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada
Michael Møller

The international rules that determine how we should be governing the affairs of the world don't seem to matter much these days. A well-organized society is based on agreed-upon rules of the game. Setting them aside and trampling on them only brings chaos that will affect us all sooner rather than later.

Pray for the Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada
Debbie Wolfe

With every day that passes, the Nigerian schoolgirls could be moving further into dangerous territory of all kinds. Exploitation like the kinds they may be facing can have intensely disturbing effects on a child's social, emotional cognitive and spiritual well-being -- as well as their long-term development.

Woman Arrested For Kidnapping Daughter 18 Years Ago

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto police say a woman charged in a parental abduction investigation that began 18 years ago has been arrested in British Columbia.Inves...

B.C. Town On Alert For Possible 'Bad Santa' Abductor

CBC | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada

The Kamloops-Thompson School District is warning parents to be on high alert after a man who looks like Santa Claus offered to give a boy a ride in hi...

Crown Seeks Life For Romeo Cormier

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada

MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick judge condemned Romeo Cormier's crimes as "horrendous" as he gave the man an 18-year prison sentence Thursday for hold...

Victim Disputes Romeo Cormier Testimony

CBC | Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Prosecutors have recalled the woman who says Romeo Cormier kidnapped and sexually assaulted her after the Moncton, N.B., man spent two days in ...

Victim Had Access To Weapons, Cormier Testifies

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONCTON, N.B. - A man charged with kidnapping a New Brunswick woman last year and keeping her captive in his home for almost a m...

Romeo Cormier Plotting To Kill Woman's Husband, Trial Hears

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONCTON, N.B. - A man accused of kidnapping a New Brunswick woman last year and keeping her captive in his basement apartment fo...

No One Heard Victim's Pleas For Help, Trial Hears

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick woman testifying at the trial of her accused abductor says nobody answered her pleas for help wh...

Abducted Moncton Woman Was Told 'You're My Woman Now'

Posted 08.22.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONCTON, N.B. - A New Brunswick woman who disappeared for nearly a month last year after leaving a shopping mall says the man ac...