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"Canada Unsolved is an investigative blog dedicated to the search for answers to Canada’s cold cases, missing persons and unsolved murders. The goal of these stories is to provide new details and insight about each person and the circumstances of their case, in hopes of keeping their names and stories alive—and to generate new information."
The Independent Civilian Review into Missing Person Investigations (the “Review”)
"The Review is designed to evaluate how the TPS has conducted and is conducting missing person investigations, particularly in relation to LGBTQ2S+ and vulnerable or marginalized communities, make recommendations to promote efficient, effective and bias-free investigations and better police relations with affected communities."
Canadian Centre for Information on Missing Adults (CCIMA)
"The Canadian Centre for Information on Missing Adults (CCIMA) is a bilingual online resource that acts as an information and referral centre for Canadian families and friends of missing individuals. The goal of CCIMA is to provide Canadian families with useful and practical information to help them cope with the realities arising from having a missing adult loved one."
It Starts With Us: Families of Sisters in Spirit
"Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Trans and Two-Spirits. The intention of this page is a space for family members to honour the lives of their loved ones through personal stories, photos or other important aspects of someone’s life. We hope this will balance the death related details the media tends to over focus on."
Murdered of Missing Persons' Families' Association (AFPAD)
"The AFPAD is the brainchild of 4 fathers having each lost a daughter and who, in 2005 united to speak out against violence towards women. A major conclusion emerged from this association: help provided to the families of victims of manslaughter or criminal disappearances is lacking and the degree of disparity between the rehabilitation of offenders and help for victims’ families is striking. The AFPAD’s mission thus follows from this conclusion and the will to help and support other victims’ families came about quite naturally."
National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (NCMPUR)/Canadas Missing
"The National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (NCMPUR) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is Canada's national centre that assists law enforcement, medical examiners and chief coroners with missing persons and unidentified remains investigations across the country."
Native Women's Association Canada
"The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations, Métis and Inuit women."
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National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
"The National Inquiry must look into and report on the systemic causes of all forms of violence against Indigenous women and girls, including sexual violence. We must examine the underlying social, economic, cultural, institutional, and historical causes that contribute to the ongoing violence and particular vulnerabilities of Indigenous women and girls in Canada. The mandate also directs us to look into and report on existing institutional policies and practices to address violence, including those that are effective in reducing violence and increasing safety."
Please Bring Me Home
"Please Bring Me Home’s mission is to solicit anonymous tips regarding cold case missing persons across Canada. Our goal is to find the missing and bring them home to their family and friends. The group was founded in early 2018 by Nick Oldrieve, Matthew Nopper and Melissa Harwood, although the history of the organization stretches back to early 2016. In total, Please Bring Me Home and its members have assisted in locating 17 missing people, two of whom were deceased."
"The Doe Network is a 100% volunteer organization devoted to assisting investigating agencies in bringing closure to national and international cold cases concerning Missing & Unidentified Persons. It is our mission to give the nameless back their names and return the missing to their families."
"The Search and Rescue Volunteer Association of Canada (SARVAC) is a registered not-for-profit and educational organization that supports, coordinates, develops, informs, promotes and implements CSA-approved search and rescue emergency response with the underlying principle of saving lives"
National Search and Rescue Secretariat
"The National Search and Rescue Secretariat (NSS) is responsible for managing and coordinating Canada's search and rescue with federal, provincial and territorial partners, and fostering interoperability and coordination within the search and rescue (SAR) community and its 18,000 trained SAR volunteers."
"This guide will provide you with general information about the National Missing Persons DNA Program (NMPDP) and the role that DNA might have in the investigation of a missing person."
"Since 2010, the National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains (NCMPUR) has produced the NCMPUR Fast Fact Sheet. This fact sheet provides a national breakdown of missing persons reports by province, age (child or adult), sex, and probable cause."
Missing Children Society of Canada's (MCSC)
"The Missing Children Society of Canada's (MCSC) mandate is to help return missing children to a safe environment. The organization established in 1986 has evolved from one distributing posters to find a missing child to one embracing the latest technology to help police in the search for that child."