York Regional Police cruiser

Some GTA police forces using Project Lifesaver to track wandering dementia patients

More cases of wandering Alzheimer’s patients are appearing in the news. And experts are predicting the number of people in Ontario with Alzheimer’s to rise dramatically soon. Now a police department in the GTA is offering a new program to keep these at risk people safer. Observer TV News’ Jennifer Lee reports.

Chandrowtie Basdeo

Wandering elderly: 1,200 Alzheimer’s and dementia patients lost in Toronto

The federal government announced on Wednesday, Oct. 1 that it is in the “early stages” of developing a national strategy for dementia. But with no definitive money pledged, no allocation of funds, and no timeline provided, the announcement by the federal Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose, is too little, too late for the Basdeo family of Vaughan, Ontario.

Police release images of break-and-enter suspects at Toronto condominium complex

The Toronto Police have now released several security images of suspects wanted in a break-and-enter investigation. Between Aug. 4 and Sept. 1, the condominium complex at 1029 King St. W. was broken into on three separate occasions. During this time, the individuals made their way into the parking garage, attempting to steal motorcycles and damaging […]