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Canadian Centre for Child Protection and Police — working together to profile historic missing children cases

Public encouraged to come forward with any information to help find Canada’s missing children

For Immediate Release

For every missing child, there is a family that has been living a nightmare for months or even years. These families need to know that they are not alone in their search and we all need to remain vigilant in keeping the faces of these children in the public eye.

Today, on International Missing Children’s Day, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s program is proud to be working with law enforcement across the country to raise the profile of long-term missing children cases. We are joining with more than a dozen police agencies to remind Canadians that any information can help in the search for a missing child.

“Whether a child has just disappeared or has been missing for decades, your tip may be the key piece needed to assist an investigation or provide answers to a family,” said Christy Dzikowicz, Director of Missing Children Services at the Canadian Centre. “The reality is that individuals out there knows something about these disappearances, and we all have a responsibility to do everything we can to help bring these children home.” is Canada’s national missing children resource and response centre. Canadians can view more than 100 historic cases in our Missing Children Database.

Anyone with information about a missing child is urged to contact — 24-hours a day, by calling 1-866-KID-TIPS (543-8477) or police. Tips can also be submitted online. All information can be shared confidentially. is made possible thanks in part to the support of the Government of Canada, and the generous support of our Founding Partners: CIBC, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, Google and Lifetouch.

For more information please contact:
Communications, Canadian Centre for Child Protection
Phone: 204-560-0723