Étoile de Nuit

While peacefully sleeping in her home during the early morning hours of June 14, 1998, Guylaine Labonté never imagined that she would lose everything she owned in one day. Read More


On a sunny Saturday afternoon in June 1999, Norma Myers and her four-year-old granddaughter, Ally, walked along the bank of the Similkameen River accompanied by Norma’s dog, Holly, a 13-year-old Springer Spaniel. Skipping and playing a few steps ahead of Norma and Holly, Ally’s leisurely walk along the bank became terrifying when a female deer leaped out of the woods. Read More


April 5, 1999 was no ordinary day for nine-year-old Ethan Beattie and his eight-year-old friend, Steven Murray. Ethan and Steven spent the early afternoon playing in a fort they had built in the woods across from Steven’s farm, while Steven’s dog Elmo lay uninterested nearby. Later joined by three other kids, the group of boys headed to a pond to hunt for frogs with Elmo in tow. After a couple of hours, Ethan and Steven decided it was time to head home. Read More