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Press Archive 2008

OCT 5Christina Calayca Group on The Spider Jones Show: News Talk 1010 Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, October 3, 2008 in Press.

Spider Jones interviews the Christina Calayca Group this Sunday, October 5th at 4 pm on The Spider Jones Show.

...check out Spider Jones on the News Talk 1010 CFRB website.

aug 6She Truly Is In Heaven, Mom Says Of Missing Daughter: by Citynews.ca staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, August 6, 2008 in Press

Just a few short months ago, Elizabeth Rutledge refused to give up hope. She still believed her daughter, Christina Calayca, was alive. The 20-year-old had vanished a year ago while on a camping trip up north with friends

...more on CityNews.ca

jun 28Search for camper fails to bring closure: by Nicole Baute, The Toronto Star Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Saturday, June 28, 2008 in Press

Year after Christina Calayca vanishes, mother mounts $40,000 trek into Lake Superior bush

...more on The Star website

jun 8Chaos plays a serious game: by Charelle Evelyn, Ottawa Citizen Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Sunday, June 8, 2008 in Press

For certified cadaver dogs and their trainers, locating human remains is a bittersweet reward, Charelle Evelyn writes.

...more on the Ottawa Citizen website

jun 3Mother still searching for missing daughter: by Nicole Baute, The Toronto Star Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Tuesday, June 3, 2008 in Press.

Family raises $48,000 to scour provincial park as OPP resumes hunt abandoned last August.

...more on the The Star website

may 23Family, OPP continue search for woman missing since last August: by Diana Mehta, National PostPosted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, May 23, 2008 in Press.

Two new consecutive searches begin early next month for a young Toronto woman who disappeared last August.

...more on the National Post website

may 7 Online version of Explore Magazine's article on Christina now available! Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Explore Magazine Winter 2007The current issue of Explore, Canada’s outdoor magazine, features an in-depth, 10 page story on Christina’s disappearance.

Here is a PDF link to the story...

The Find Christina Calayca Group is selling copies of this magazine. The issue cost is $4.95 and Explore is kindly donating 40% of the sales from magazines sold by The Group to the fund for Christina's search. We strongly encourage everyone to read this story.

You can buy this issue of the magazine here online. Use our secure PayPal® account to purchase a copy and have it shipped to anywhere in Canada or US ($10, including magazine cost, shipping, and handling):

Apr 16Cliffs focus of search for woman: by Carl Clutchey, The Chronicle Journal Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 in Press.

A police search for a Toronto woman who went missing at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park last summer is to resume in late May or early June, and will involve officers experienced in scaling steep cliffs.

...more on the The Chronicle Journal website

Apr 16Hunt to resume for woman last seen in park in August: CPPosted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 in Press.

Thunder Bay -- Police say the search for a Toronto woman who went missing at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park last summer is to resume in late May or early June. Provincial police Staff Sergeant Brent Anderson says the search will involve officers experienced in scaling steep cliffs.

...more on the Globe and Mail website

Apr 15Search to resume in late spring for missing Toronto woman: by CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 in Press.

The search for a Toronto woman who disappeared last summer in northern Ontario could resume by late May or early June, Ontario Provincial Police said Tuesday.

...more on the CBC News website

Apr 5Gala held to renew search efforts: by Brian Gray, Sun Media Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Saturday, April 5, 2008 in Press.

The family of a missing Toronto woman wants to restart the search for her in a wilderness area up north and now they hope they've gone a long way to raising the funds.

...more on the Toronto Sun website

mar 20 Christina Calayca Search to Resume in June '08, Lake Superior News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, March 20, 2008 in Press.

The Ontario Provincial Police announced that the search for Christina Christina CalaycaCalayca will resume in June '08.

The OPP announced that the the search will likely take a week and will include officers trained in high angle search and rescue and cadaver dogs.

...more on the Lake Superior News website

mar 19 Family plans private search for missing Toronto woman: by CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 in Press.

The family of a Toronto woman who disappeared last summer in northern Ontario is hoping to do its own search for her this spring.

...more on the CBC News website

mar 16 Find Christina Calayca Group Benefit, Lake Superior News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Sunday, March 16, 2008 in Press.

The Find Christina Calayca Group's Fundraising Christina Calayca Dinner, Dance & Show Gala Event, on April 4, 2008, hosted by Francis D’Souza, CityNews Anchor/Reporter. Enjoy live performances by For U, Canadian Idol Finalist Andrew Austin, special guest Josie De Leon and many more!

...more on the Lake Superior News website

Feb 13Find Christina Calayca Group on Tr!p1610am Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, February 7, 2008 in Press.

**ORIGINAL AIRDATE POSTPONED** Tune in to Tr!p1610am between 10-11pm Wednesday, February 13th to hear Christina's uncle and godfather Bayani talk Christina and "Missing You."

You can also listen live at www.torontohispano.com. Click on the CHHA 1610 AM or on Rogers Cable Digital Cable Channel 951.

feb 7Hotties for Humanity on CHRY Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, February 6, 2008 in Press.

Tune in Thursday, February 7th to York University's radio statio CHRY 105.5 FM between 5-6pm to hear an appearance from Catriona from Hotties For Humanity to talk about their fundraising event.

Jan 3 Explore Magazine Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, January 3, 2008

Explore Magazine Winter 2007The current issue of Explore, Canada’s outdoor magazine, features an in-depth, 10 page story on Christina’s disappearance, including details of interviews conducted with the last people to see Christina, individuals involved in the search at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, law enforcement involved in the case, and family members.

Here is a PDF link to the story...

The Find Christina Calayca Group is selling copies of this magazine. The issue cost is $4.95 and Explore is kindly donating 40% of the sales from magazines sold by The Group to the fund for Christina's search. We strongly encourage everyone to read this story.

You can buy this issue of the magazine here online. Use our secure PayPal® account to purchase a copy and have it shipped to anywhere in Canada or US ($10, including magazine cost, shipping, and handling):

Press Archive 2007
August 2007 | September 2007 | October 2007 | November 2007 | December 2007

Dec 20 Family holds hope for missing woman: by Zosia Bielski, National PostPosted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, December 20, 2007.

Family members of Christina Calayca stood sombre yesterday as toddlers at her former day care blew out candles on a cake and celebrated her 21st birthday.

...more on the National Post website

Dec 4 Family Of Missing Toronto Woman Holding Fundraiser For New Search: by Citynews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Tuesday, December 4, 2007.

The family of a missing Toronto woman hasn't given up hope that they'll find her one day.

...more and video on CityNews.ca

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nov 14 OPP calls off resumption of search for Toronto woman: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, November 14, 2007

Ontario Provincial Police had hoped to resume their search for Christina Calayca this week, but had to cancel because of bad weather.

...more on CBC News wesbsite

sep 25 Toronto Catholic youth gone missing: by Sara Loftson, The Catholic RegisterPosted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, January 3, 2007

It’s almost been two months now since Christina Calayca went missing at Rainbow Falls Park near Thunder Bay, Ont.

...more on the The Catholic Register website

sep 7 Family Of Missing Woman Heads North For One More Search: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, September 7, 2007

If you're like most parents, there isn't anything you wouldn't do for your kids. Elizabeth Rutledge is no different. But she's in a position you're lucky enough to likely never occupy. She's the mother of Christina Calayca, the Toronto resident who vanished on a camping trip a month ago after going jogging in a remote and dense region of Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, a few hundred kilometres from Thunder Bay.

...more on CityNews.ca

Family to hold vigil where T.O. jogger disappeared: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, September 7, 2007

More than a month after Christina Calayca disappeared from a provincial park in northwestern Ontario, her family is still struggling to understand how she vanished.

...more and video on CTV.ca News

Missing Women Christina Calayca - Northern Ontario Region Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, Septemeber 7, 2007

On Monday the 6th of August 2007 Christina Calayca, a resident of the Toronto area, was camping with friends at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park located near Schreiber Ontario. At approximately 6:30 am Calayca indicated to a friend that she was going jogging and was last observed on a park campground roadway.

...more on the Northern Ontario Region website

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aug 24 Calayca's mother believes daughter was abducted: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, August 24, 2007

The mother of missing 20-year-old Christina Calayca is vowing to continue the search for her daughter and believes that her daughter has been abducted.

... more on CTV.ca News

aug 23 OPP Call Off Search For Missing Toronto Woman: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 23, 2007

OPP have called off the search for a Toronto woman whose been missing near Thunder Bay for the last 17 days.

...more on CityNews.ca

Search for Christina Calayca suspended: by Mark Carcasole, CFRB Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 23, 2007

OPP officers near Thunder Bay are calling off the search for a 20-year-old Toronto woman who went missing while on a trip to Rainbow Falls Provincial Park near Thunder Bay almost three weeks ago.

...more on the News Talk 1010 CFRB website

OPP call off search for missing Toronto woman: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 23, 2007

The search for 20-year-old Christina Calayca has been called off by provincial police, nearly three weeks after she disappeared in the woods of northwestern Ontario.

...more on CTV.ca News

Police call off search for Toronto woman missing in park: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 23, 2007

No evidence of anyone moving through bush: OPP

...more on the CBC News website

aug 22 Still No Sign Of Woman Who Went Missing At Rainbow Falls Provincial Park: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, August 22, 2007

After two-and-a-half weeks of intense searching through heavy brush, there's still no sign of 20-year-old Christina Calayca, who vanished while camping with three others at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park near Thunder Bay.

...more on CityNews.ca

aug 21 Hope fades in search for missing Toronto woman: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Ontario Provincial Police have changed their approach in the search for a 20-year-old Toronto woman who went missing in a provincial park 16 days ago. Searchers are now looking for an "unresponsive person," having found no signs of anyone active in the bush.

...more on the CBC News website

aug 18 Search for Calayca continues on weekend: The Star Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Saturaday, August 18, 2007

An extensive air and ground search for missing Toronto daycare worker Christina Calayca will continue this weekend in Rainbow Falls Provincial Park in northwestern Ontario.

...more on the The Star website

aug 17 Police question campers, residents in search for Toronto woman: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, August 17, 2007

Police in northwestern Ontario took a new tack in their investigation Friday into the disappearance of a Toronto woman, and began interviewing everyone who lives in the vicinity of the rugged provincial park where she was last seen.

...more on the CBC News website

aug 16 Family, friends hold vigil for missing Toronto woman: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 16, 2007

The search for a missing Toronto woman in a rugged northwestern Ontario park entered the 10th day on Thursday after family and friends held a vigil to pray for her return.

...more on the CBC News website

Searching for Christina Calayca: CBC Metromorning Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Host Andy Barrie spoke with Pat Halonen. He's a town councillor in Schrieber, which is near the provincial park where a 20-year old Toronto woman disappeared nine days ago.

...more and audio on the CBC Metromorning website

Hundreds pray for missing woman: by Lisa Queen, Inside Toronto Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Scarborough church hosts vigil.

...more on the Inside Toronto website

aug 15 Family of missing T.O. woman gathers for vigil: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The family of a missing Toronto woman held a vigil Wednesday for Christina Calayca, who has been lost in the woods of northwestern Ontario for nine days.

...more and video on CTV.ca News

Vigil For Woman Lost Near Thunder Bay: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, August 15, 2007

While the desperate search for missing 20-year-old Christina Calayca continued in
the heavy brush at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park near Thunder Bay on Wednesday ...

...more on CityNews.ca (site at CityNews.ca currently malfunctioning)

Search for Toronto woman in provincial park enters 9th day: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Wednesday, August 15, 2007

An extensive ground and air search for a missing Toronto woman is entering its ninth day Wednesday in a rugged northwestern Ontario park.

...more on the CBC News website

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aug 14 Missing Toronto woman's family urged not to search bush: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Authorities in northwestern Ontario are warning relatives of a missing Toronto woman not to try to conduct their own search of a rugged provincial park.

...more on the CBC News website

Missing girl search: CBC Metromorning Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Police continue the search for a missing Toronto woman in the dense northwestern Ontario bush.

...more and audio on the CBC Metromorning website

aug 13 Father hopes to welcome back missing Christina: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, August 13, 2007

More relatives of Christina Calayca are heading to northern Ontario to join the wait for news on the 20-year-old woman who went missing in a provincial park more than a week ago.

... more and videos on CTV.ca News

'She just has to hang on,' says missing Toronto woman's aunt: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, August 13, 2007

Family heads north to join search.

...more and audio on the CBC News website

Father Joins Search For Missing Daughter: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, August 13, 2007

With each passing day, the worst case scenario becomes more and more likely, but there's still a glimmer of hope that Christina Calayca, who vanished while out on a jog at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park east of Thunder Bay, will be found alive.

...more on CityNews.ca

Church vigil Wednesday for missing woman: By Lisa Queen, Inside Toronto Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Monday, August 13, 2007

A prayer vigil for missing 20-year-old Christina Calayca, feared lost in the woods of Northern Ontario, will be held Aug. 15 at a Scarborough church.

...more on the Inside Toronto website

aug 12 Search to continue for missing Toronto woman: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Sunday, August 12, 2007

The search for a Toronto woman missing in the woods on the rugged north shore of Lake Superior will continue Monday.

...more and videos on CTV.ca News

Mother Of Missing Woman Believes She's Still Alive As Week-Long Search Continues: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Sunday, August 12, 2007

Christina Calayca may have been missing in the northern Ontario brush for seven days, but the Toronto woman's mother says she has every reason to believe her daughter is still alive.

...more on CityNews.ca

aug 11 Vigil Planned For Missing Woman While Search Continues: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Saturday, August 11, 2007

A desperate search for a Toronto woman who vanished a week ago in Schreiber, east of Thunder Bay, continued Saturday night. And while crews hadn't come close to giving up, the prospects of finding 20-year-old Christina Calayca are reduced with every day that passes.

...more on CityNews.ca

Family awaits news of missing woman at park: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Saturday, August 11, 2007

The mother of a Toronto woman who went missing in a provincial park last week is now camping there, waiting and praying her daughter will be found.

...more and videos on CTV.ca News

Footprint discovery may be clue: by San Grewal, The Star Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Saturday, August 11, 2007

Rescuers still hopeful about missing Toronto woman's survival.

...more on The Star website

aug 10 OPP 'optimistic' in search for missing T.O. woman: by CTV.ca News Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, August 10, 2007

Search crews continued the hunt on Friday for a 20-year-old Toronto woman missing in the woods near Thunder Bay, Ont.

...more and video on CTV.ca News

Search grows for Toronto woman in northwestern Ont. park: CBC News Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, August 10, 2007

Searchers continued to comb a rugged provincial park near Thunder Bay on Friday in hopes of finding a missing Toronto woman.

...more on the CBC News website

No clues about missing Toronto woman: by Tamsyn Burgmann, The Star Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Friday, August 10, 2007

Christina Calayca went jogging at provincial park, near Thunder Bay, and hasn't been seen since.

...more on The Star website

aug 9 Search stepped up for Toronto woman in northwest Ont. parkPosted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, August 9, 2007.

Searchers stepped up their efforts Thursday to find a missing 20-year-old Toronto woman last seen in a rugged provincial park near Thunder Bay.

...more and video on the CBC News website

aug 8 Worry Grows For Missing Toronto Woman: by CityNews.ca Staff Posted by Find Christina Calayca Group: Thursday, December 19, 2007.

Christina Calayca (pictured) hasn't been seen since Monday. The 20-year-old
was camping at Rainbow Falls Provincial Park near Thunder ...

...more on CityNews.ca (site at CityNews.ca currently malfunctioning)

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