Nov. 11: Community Briefs

Community briefs for the week of Nov. 11: workshop on youth exploitation, province-wide warrant

Workshop on youth exploitation

On Nov. 12, Nechako Valley Secondary’s Parent Advisory Committee will host a prevention-based workshop on youth exploitation at the school’s Integris Community Theatre from 6 to 9 p.m, as part of the committee’s Youth Exploitiation Safety program.

Designed for mature audiences, the workshop called “It Can Happen to Anyone” is facilitated by Children of the Street Society — an organization dedicated to preventing child and youth sexual exploitation and human trafficking — and includes an overview of the issue in B.C., case studies and trends, online exploitation, as well as legal issues surrounding sexual exploitation and family support.

 

B.C.-wide warrant

As of Nov. 2, Christopher Robert Giroux has two outstanding warrants from an incident that occurred in Fort St John this year on Sept. 25.

Giroux, 45, is a white male who’s 180cm (5’11) tall and weighs100 kgs (221 lbs), with dark hair and blue eyes. It is believed that he is employed as a truck driver and his last known address is in Dawson Creek, BC.

Those with information of Giroux’s whereabouts or have seen him can contact the Fort St John RCMP at 250-787-8140. Should you see him, do not approach but call 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, your information can be provided to Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at Crimstoppers.ca