An Amber Alert system should be used to notify northern communities when a woman goes missing along the Highway of Tears, a missing women inquiry forum was told Tuesday.
"Reports should be taken more seriously," Michelle Angus told inquiry commissioner Wally Oppal at a community forum in Terrace.
"I've known four or five people who have gone missing," she recalled, adding there needs to be some sort of Amber Alert, a system now used to notify the public of a child abduction.Read more
The Vancouver Sun is livestreaming some of the meetings. Follow along here
Update: The Commission has informed us that the forums today and tomorrow will not be live streamed because the venues do not support the technology.