John Allore has worked in victim advocacy since 2002. He maintains the website, Who Killed Theresa?, one of the first crime blogs on the internet which details the investigation into the unsolved murder of his sister, Theresa Allore.
John was a founding board member for CAVA, the Canadian Association for Victim Assistance, and a founding member of AFPAD, Quebec’s Association des Familles de Personnes Assassinees ou Disparues. He has been invited to present at victim and justice conferences across North America. Currently he is the board vice-chair for Long-Term Inmates Now in the Community (LINC) in Mission, B.C. a non-profit whose project, Emma’s Acres helps former offenders and victims re-integrate into the community.
John is a graduate of Trinity College, the University of Toronto, and holds a Masters in Public Administration with a specialization in Justice Administration from North Carolina State University. In 2017 John started the podcast, Who Killed Theresa? which focuses on the unsolved murders of Quebec victims in the 1970s, as well as other issues of criminal and social justice.
In November 2018 John was awarded the Senate of Canada’s Sesquicentennial Medal for his work in victims advocacy, and for “recognition of your valuable service to the nation.”
Mr. Allore currently lives in the United States, though he spends significant time in Quebec.