TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONTARIO:
WHEREAS there is a gap in our current emergency alert system that needs to be addressed;
WHEREAS a vulnerable persons alert would help ensure the safety of our loved ones in a situation where time is critical;
WHEREAS several municipal councils, including Brighton, Midland, Bonfield Township, Cobourg and Mississauga and several others have passed resolutions calling for a new emergency alert to protect our loved ones;
WHEREAS over 90,000 people have signed an online petition calling for a “draven alert” and over 6,000 people have signed an online petition calling for “Loves Law”, for vulnerable people who go missing;
WHEREAS this new alert would be an additional tool in the toolbox for police forces to use to locate missing vulnerable people locally and regionally;
WHEREAS this bill is a common-sense proposal and non-partisan in nature, to help missing vulnerable persons find their way safely home;
WE THE UNDERSIGNED petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to support and pass Bill 74, Missing Persons Amendment Act, 2023.