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Missing B.C. investment dealer and former Olympian investigated for fraud
Investia Financial Services Inc. is investigating Harold Backer, who hasn't been seen since Nov. 3
The Canadian Press
Nov 18th, 2015
Former Canadian Olympian seen on Washington state ferry after he disappeared
Port Angeles Police Department said Tuesday that an officer who viewed video surveillance from a street camera saw man matching Harold Backer's description.
The Canadian Press
Nov 11th, 2015
Update: missing 11 year old Asana Gross found
Update: Vancouver Police are reporting that 11 year old Asana Gross has been found safe and well near Main Street and East 12th Avenue. Asana had been reported missing earlier this...
Jul 20th, 2011
Body found in Lynn Creek identified as Yoo Chung Choi
The Vancouver Police have been advised that the body found on the evening of July 13th in the waters of Lynn Creek has been identified to be that of Yoo Chung Choi, reported missing June 17th. Ms....
Jul 14th, 2011
Police re-open 1977 investigation and search for woman's remains
Vancouver Police have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a woman who was last seen in 1977 after new information has come to light. This information has led police...
Mar 9th, 2011
Elsie Rybak goes missing
Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s assistance in their search for an elderly woman who was last seen by a neighbour in the 4300 block Atlin Street just after noon on Tuesday,...
Sep 9th, 2010
Drowning in the Fraser River
A man drowned overnight in the Fraser River. Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on June 24th, callers to 9-1-1 reported a seeing a man in distress in the river about...
Jun 25th, 2010
Stanley Park body identified
A body discovered at the entrance to Stanley Park earlier today has been identified as missing 52 year old Terri Gable who was last seen on June 17th in the area of W. Georgia and...
Jun 23rd, 2010
Growing Pains Actor Still Missing
Richard "Boner" Stabone on Growing Pains, played by actor Andrew Koenig, missing since February 14.
Feb 23rd, 2010
Despondent Olympics Visitor Unaccounted For and Police Ask Public for Help in Finding Him
Andrew Koenig came from California but has lived in Vancouver and is known to cherish Stanley Park.
Feb 21st, 2010