It’s been 10 years since Cedrika Provencher disappeared
It’s 10 years to the day since the disappearance of young Quebec girl Cedrika Provencher, whose remains were finally found in December 2015.
Various events are planned in her hometown of Trois-Rivières Monday to mark the anniversary of her disappearance.
One of them was an announcement by Cedrika’s grandfather about the creation of a new non-profit research centre aimed at preventing child abduction.
Henri Provencher told a news conference Monday the centre will foster innovation and new tools to prevent child kidnappings.
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According to RCMP statistics, abductions by strangers remain quite rare.
The Mounties say 59 per cent of disappearances involving children in 2016 were solved within the first 24 hours, with the figure climbing to 92 per cent within a week.
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