Bc Missing Women

'Strong Suspects' In Highway Of Tears Investigation: RCMP

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Mountie overseeing the investigation into the murders and disappearances of women and girls along British Columbia's so-called Highway...

Highway Of Tears Hitchhiking Studied

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Hitchhiking season is well underway in northern British Columbia, and that means Prof. Jacqueline Holler regularly drives by people hoping...

City Defends VPD Over Pickton

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The two police forces that failed to catch Robert Pickton as the serial killer hunted sex workers in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside say the...

Serial Killer Slapped With More Lawsuits

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The children of three women who were murdered by Robert Pickton have filed lawsuits against the police and the serial killer, marking the ...

Serial Killer Sued

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The children of four women whose remains were found on Robert Pickton's property have filed lawsuits against the police and Pickton himsel...

Is Anyone Listening To The 'Forsaken,' Marginalized Women Of Vancouver?

Robyn Bourgeois | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robyn Bourgeois

As Commissioner Wally Oppal and the media tried to talk about Vancouver's Missing Women, the forsaken women, the marginalized women, these women demanded space to talk for themselves. They demanded to be heard — just as the marginalized women in the Downtown Eastside have long done. It remains to be seen, however, if anyone is listening.

The Significance Of B.C.'s Missing Women Inquiry Report

Robyn Bourgeois | Posted 02.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robyn Bourgeois

The final report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is significant because it will likely inform how future investigations are carried out. Importantly, particularly for those of us interested in ending violence against women and girls, this is a critical opportunity to observe the inner workings of a formal state response to this violence, which in turn, better prepares us for engaging the Canadian state on this issue.

Missing Women Report's Release Date

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The families of the women Robert Pickton plucked from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside will finally see the results from a public inquiry thi...

Critics Slam Pickton Inquiry

CBC | Posted 01.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Three B.C. human rights groups say the Missing Womens Commission of Inquiry failed the people it was designed to help. West Coast Legal Ed...

Missing Women: B.C. Mounties Receive 250 Tips

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2012 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Mounties say they've received 250 tips since making a new plea for information in the deaths and disappearances of women in B.C.'s no...

Women Lost On the Highway Of Tears

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C.'s so-called Highway of Tears has been witness to the deaths or disappearances of at least 18 women since 1969. In many cases, the women were hit...

Pickton Maintains Innocence In Interview

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Convicted serial killer Robert Pickton maintained his innocence as recently as last August as he was interviewed ahead of the public inqui...