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NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Wolf Lake petition passes 20,000 signatures

A save-Wolf Lake petition tops 20,000 signatures. Avaaz.org, the petition sponsor, hopes for 30,000.

The largest remaining old-growth red pine forest in the world is threatened by mining. Earlier this year, Ontario tried to renege on a decade-old promise to turn it into a park.

EXTERNAL WEBSITE:  Save Wolf petition

   RELATED STORY:  Ontario renews mining lease 

  BACKGROUND AND MAP:    Wolf Lake Old Growth

 

 


Photo: Daniel Trask art

Daniel Trask's Tree of Life, drawn the day before he disappeared.

NOVEMBER 3, 2012
Trask family without answers one year later

A year ago today Daniel Trask went missing in Temagami and the uncertainty hangs like a dark cloud over his family.

"It's a very emotional time for us," wrote Daniel's mother Maureen in an email. "No one could have prepared us for this day." 

"First the fall search, then spring, then summer, then fall again, and still, no signs of Daniel, other than his winter clothing being found in May."

"The Ottertooth community and many others came into our lives to help us during this time, been there for our ups and downs, and provided valuable information and resources. We are very grateful for all the support and many new friends we have found."

The Ottertooth forum contains regular updates on the search. Conor Mihell wrote a piece for the fall edition of Explore magazine.

  FORUM DISCUSSION:   Trask page

  BACKGROUND:  

Trask: missing-person flyer July update

Trask clothing found

Trask's whereabouts a mystery

Search for man missing four weeks


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