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Canada could benefit from a Silver Alert program, says NDP MP

Though not yet enshrined as policy anywhere north of the American border, this sort of program, officially called the Silver Alert program in the United States and similar to the AMBER Alert system for children, is attracting attention in British Columbia thanks to a private member’s bill introduced into the province’s legislature in February

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NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, centre, pictured with NDP MPs Pierre Nantel and Laurin Liu, says Canada could benefit from having a nationally-coordinated program that notifies the public when seniors who suffer from dementia go missing.

 

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Canada could benefit from a Silver Alert program, says NDP MP

Though not yet enshrined as policy anywhere north of the American border, this sort of program, officially called the Silver Alert program in the United States and similar to the AMBER Alert system for children, is attracting attention in British Columbia thanks to a private member’s bill introduced into the province’s legislature in February

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
NDP MP Irene Mathyssen, centre, pictured with NDP MPs Pierre Nantel and Laurin Liu, says Canada could benefit from having a nationally-coordinated program that notifies the public when seniors who suffer from dementia go missing.

 

  

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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