Inquiry respecting the Treatment, Experiences and Outcomes of Innu in the Child Protection System resumes today

An inquiry into the treatment of Innu in the child protection system resumes this week in Sheshatshiu.

The commissioners will hear directly from community members in person about their experiences with the child protection system. This week’s proceedings will include testimony and private meetings with commissioners about their experiences and outcomes throughout time spent within the government protection system and some will be closed sessions. Throughout the week, healing services will be available to all community members and participants.

Update: Police say missing teen found safe

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) have confirmed that Tristan Karr, reported missing on Sunday evening, has been located and is safe. The RNC would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter.

Earlier story:

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) are requesting assistance from the general public in locating a missing teen.

Seventeen year old Tristan Karr was last seen in the area of Windgap Road in Torbay at about 4:15 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, June 4, 2023. Karr is described as being five feet seven inches tall, of thin build, with chin-length curly brown hair. When last seen, he was wearing black pants, a dark grey hoodie, and had a small backpack.

If anyone believes they may have seen Karr, they are asked to not approach him and to instead call the RNC. Karr is autistic and non-verbal so he may be confused and put himself in further danger.

Anyone having any information pertaining to the whereabouts of Tristan Karr is asked to contact the RNC at 709-728-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You may also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at

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