Missing Person, David Allan Broderick, “Dave”


Unless the body got stuck on one of the cliffs below, which is a possibility.

A drone might be useful for a search of the area.


1st hurdle, I sent my government some questions which they responded to.
This was the 1st question:
How do I prove I am Dave’s brother, etc.?

A. Normally the local authorities will require both your brother’s and your long-form birth certificate. The long-form birth certificate is required to show that both of you were born from the same parents. You will also require to show your passport as well and confirm the relationship since the birth certificate does not have a photo ID. In addition, please note that two copies of the long-form birth certificates will need to be authenticated by Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada prior to being accepted by the local authorities.

So I have to get long form birth certificates not only for Dave but also myself since mine are from Germany and uncertain they qualify as long form.
That is 4 x $96 =$384 , one of those miscellaneous costs.


@Davesbrother, you might want to consider contacting Legislator Bi-Khim Hsiao, who is an MP from Hualien, and seeking her help. Here is her contact info: https://bikhim.wordpress.com/

Do you really need four original birth certificates? It seems that one original and one photocopy for each person would suffice. In terms of the cost for authentication, it’s CAD$20 for an original, and CAD$10 for a copy. Here are links to more information:


Checking it out now, thanks.
Site is confusing, my own government site that is.

This is where I was looking


As far as 4 original instead of 2 photo copies, I thought of this as well but just want to make sure all are legit and have correct stamps and signatures… as a copy will not have those.


Just to make sure, the certificate from Germany should be authenticated by TECO in Germany. It should be able to be done by mail.


Teco certified makes sense and good to have this… I had to get this to prove my husband is who he is for health insurance.


Call TECO in Toronto or Vancouver. Confirm with them. They are usually very helpful.


I re-wrote it.
Hope it sounds okay.
Appreciate everything you have done so far for me and my family.