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A candle lit for April Parisian at a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 23 in Memorial Park. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

‘Your mind and your spirit just naturally are looking’: Search for April Parisian enters sixth month

Family appeal to community to be vigilant in backcountry, as investigation continues

A candle lit for April Parisian at a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 23 in Memorial Park. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Tla-o-qui-aht elder Levi Martin says a prayer for the RCMP at the vigil for Chantel Moore in Tofino on June 18. Martin said he hopes the relationship that Indigenous people have with the RCMP can change. (Nora O’Malley photo)

B.C. First Nation wants murder charge laid against police officer who shot Chantel Moore

‘No one needs to give up their life on a wellness check’, reads a statement from the First Nation

Tla-o-qui-aht elder Levi Martin says a prayer for the RCMP at the vigil for Chantel Moore in Tofino on June 18. Martin said he hopes the relationship that Indigenous people have with the RCMP can change. (Nora O’Malley photo)
A candle lit for April Parisian at a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 23 in Memorial Park. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

‘My spirit hurts, I want her home’: Family shares pain, fond memories at vigil for April Parisian

The 45-year-old Indigenous woman, who made her home in Spuzzum, has been missing since early April

A candle lit for April Parisian at a candlelight vigil Saturday, May 23 in Memorial Park. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett (The Canadian Press)

Feds delay national action plan for missing and murdered Indigenous women

Meanwhile, the pandemic has exacerbated the violence facing many Indigenous women and girls

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett (The Canadian Press)
Family kept searching for Shawnee Inyallie until the very end. Here, Inyallie’s brother Patrick Pete instructs volunteers before a search of Highway 1 towards Boston Bar Nov. 18, 2018. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

‘In Shawnee’s name’: First Nations search, rescue and patrol program in planning stages

Linda Peters envisions trained searchers ready to go at moment’s notice in each B.C. First Nation

Family kept searching for Shawnee Inyallie until the very end. Here, Inyallie’s brother Patrick Pete instructs volunteers before a search of Highway 1 towards Boston Bar Nov. 18, 2018. Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
Candlelight vigil in Hope Saturday for April Parisian, missing for seven weeks

Candlelight vigil in Hope Saturday for April Parisian, missing for seven weeks

Family keeping searches going, as the RCMP’s homicide team are investigating her disappearance

Candlelight vigil in Hope Saturday for April Parisian, missing for seven weeks
Police continue to investigate the disappearance of 44-year-old Lalie Honeywell. She was last seen May 11 at the Double D Inn in Merritt. RCMP photo

Police ask drivers to review dashcam footage in search for missing Merritt woman

The RCMP are asking anyone driving in Nicola Avenue area of Merritt May 11 to check their cameras

Police continue to investigate the disappearance of 44-year-old Lalie Honeywell. She was last seen May 11 at the Double D Inn in Merritt. RCMP photo
Family, police confirm boyfriend of April Parisian, missing since early April, is dead

Family, police confirm boyfriend of April Parisian, missing since early April, is dead

Searches and fundraising are ongoing to scour areas Parisian was known to frequent

Family, police confirm boyfriend of April Parisian, missing since early April, is dead
Linda Kay Peters says she is remembering her neice Shawnee Inyallie today, who went missing in the summer of 2018. Inyallie’s body was later found in the Fraser River, over 150 kilometres downstream from where she was last seen in Hope.

PHOTOS: Remembering Shawnee, and all missing and murdered Indigenous women

Red Dress day not forgotten amid restrictions on gatherings during pandemic

Linda Kay Peters says she is remembering her neice Shawnee Inyallie today, who went missing in the summer of 2018. Inyallie’s body was later found in the Fraser River, over 150 kilometres downstream from where she was last seen in Hope.
Carmel Crowchild led a dozen searchers to the Spuzzum backcountry based on a vision she saw involving her niece April Parisian, who has been missing since early this month.                                 Emelie Peacock/
Hope Standard

PHOTOS: Searchers go into Spuzzum backcountry to look for April Parisian

Family of the missing 45-year-old say they won’t stop searching until they find their loved one

Carmel Crowchild led a dozen searchers to the Spuzzum backcountry based on a vision she saw involving her niece April Parisian, who has been missing since early this month.                                 Emelie Peacock/
Hope Standard
A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall.  Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard

Reporter’s view: Keep your eyes open, a family in your community depends on it

April Parisian has been missing since early this month, family are asking residents to stay vigilant

A missing persons poster for April Parisian in front of Hope’s district hall.  Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard
IHIT is looking for help to find April Parisian (at right with her boyfriend Paris Margesson) last communicated with on March 28, 2020. She may have been with her red Chevrolet truck and her brown pug. (RCMP)

IHIT suspect foul play in case of missing Fraser Canyon woman

April Parisian was last heard from weeks ago, her camper found with a deceased male inside April 17

IHIT is looking for help to find April Parisian (at right with her boyfriend Paris Margesson) last communicated with on March 28, 2020. She may have been with her red Chevrolet truck and her brown pug. (RCMP)
A sacred fire burns during the community hearings. (Marisca Bakker photo)

Stories of loss, pain heard at missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry

Commission hears stories from family members of missing and murdered women in Smithers.

A sacred fire burns during the community hearings. (Marisca Bakker photo)