Missing!: The Disappeared, Lost or Abducted in Canada

Missing!: The Disappeared, Lost or Abducted in Canada

by Lisa Wojna
     
 

Some were taking a stroll through their neighbourhoods on a warm summer evening. Others were at home, tackling a few household chores. Still others were on their way to work, but the people in this book have one thing in common...they all vanished, without a trace:

- Demolition crews discover a body buried beneath the cement floor of a Toronto business

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Some were taking a stroll through their neighbourhoods on a warm summer evening. Others were at home, tackling a few household chores. Still others were on their way to work, but the people in this book have one thing in common...they all vanished, without a trace:

- Demolition crews discover a body buried beneath the cement floor of a Toronto business

- Nicole Hoar, planning a surprise visit to her sister in Smithers, disappeared hitchhiking along BC's infamous Highway of Tears

- Sex trade workers were disappearing from Vancouver's downtown Eastside for 20 years before law enforcement really began to look into the matter

- After tucking her brother into bed and bidding her beau good night, Mabel Crumback put hair in curlers before bed and was never seen again

- The families of Ontario's Lost Boys still wonder what became of them and the boat after the six borrowed a boat to cruise Lake Ontario in the dead of night

- Jessie Foster's family uncovers hints of human trafficking when the young woman vanished after moving to Las Vegas from Kamloops to join her new boyfriend

- No problem paddling the Amazon, but 25-year-old Alicia Ross disappeared from the backyard of her Toronto home in 2005

- Psychology student Natel King financed her education with a job in the adult entertainment industry but one day didn't return from a photo-shoot in 2004

- Following the Celebrate in '88 reunion, Lois Hanna made a cup of tea and slipped into her favourite PJs, but the next day her co-workers found her television on, her tea on the kitchen counter but no Lois

- Despite national and international publicity no one has stepped forward to claim a young man dubbed Mr. Nobody after a brutal beating lands him in a Toronto hospital

- Was she abducted? Or did she stage her own disappearance? The case of alderman Dar Heatherington during a business trip south of the border propelled the small city of Lethbridge into the media spotlight—and not in a good way.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780978340902
Publisher:
Quagmire Press Ltd.
Publication date:
08/07/2007
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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