Tips for enjoyable and safe outings
Every year in Canada, dozens of children get lost in public places. This experience is a harrowing one for both the parents and the child. It is so easy for both adults and children to become easily distracted by all the excitement and attractions and it only takes a few seconds for a young child to disappear. We encourage you to take a few minutes to plan your next outing and don’t forget to include your children in that process. By planning ahead of time, the experience will be a more enjoyable one from beginning to end!
Please consider the following when planning outings in public places:
– Consider dressing your children in brightly coloured clothes so they may be more easily spotted.
– Make sure to download the SIGN4L application with a recent photo of your child. It will prove to be a valuable tool in the event that you are separated from your child.
– Upon arrival at your destination, identify with your child … Read more
Once again, the Missing Children’s Network will be participating in the Scotia Bank Challenge that will be held during the weekend of April 27th & 28th 2019 at Parc Jean-Drapeau. You have the option of running a half-marathon or walking/running 5 or 10 km. We invite...read more
Throughout the year many children may travel unaccompanied on a bus, train, or plane to visit a parent, grandparents or other family members. Appropriate planning with the travel companies is the best way to guard against any potential unpleasant experiences and help...read more
At the request of the family, the Missing Children’s Network has created the Jesse Galganov Fund. The family of Jesse Galganov is trying to locate their son who has been missing since September 28, 2017 while on a hiking trip in Peru. They have not heard from Jesse in...read more
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Since I have been donating to your organization, I have been very lucky not to have lost any of my children and I now have 4 grandchildren! I will always continue to support this cause that is very dear to me. Losing a child for a mere 20 seconds is such a dreadful feeling, and I could never ever imagine feeling like this until my child was returned home. I wish that so many other parents could share the same blessing I have had. My heart goes out to everyone who has a missing child. Keep up the fantastic work Pina , please. You and your team are amazing!!Sandra Bolduc