Missing Women

Tories' Own Program Contradicts Harper On Missing Aboriginal Women

CP | Dean Beeby and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - One of the Conservative government's key programs on missing and murdered aboriginal women includes a focus on "addressing the root causes," ...

Why the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women Crisis is Greater Than You Realize

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

What is most needed to solve cases of missing and murdered women, and protect others from becoming victims, is information. Canada is long overdue in setting up a national DNA database for missing persons and unidentified human remains, she says. Canadian police forces need to better share information with the public that could help break cases and find missing women.

Pickton's Brother Claims Ignorance

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The brother of Robert William Pickton says he had no idea sex workers were being taken to his family's property near Vancouver and murdere...

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 ...

Could Lawsuit Put Pickton In The Dock?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The children of yet another woman whose DNA was found on Robert Pickton's farm have launched a civil suit against the serial killer, the V...

Is B.C. Stalling On Missing Women?

CBC | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A coalition of 20 First Nations and women’s groups is slamming the B.C. government for failing to implement recommendations from the inquiry into se...

Pickton's Prosecutors Off The Hook

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government says it can't be sued over the decision of Crown prosecutors to stay attempted murder charges against Robe...

Northern B.C. Woman Missing For Over A Week

CBC | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The search is continuing for a woman in northern B.C. who disappeared more than a week ago. Immaculate "Mackie" Basil, 26, was last seen ...

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...

Inquiry Finds Bias Against Pickton Victims

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The families of Robert Pickton's victims have received public confirmation of something they already knew to be true: if their daughters, ...

The Downtown Eastside's Missing Women

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Dec. 17: Commissioner Wally Oppal's 1,448-page report, released in December 2012, concluded public indifference and poor police work allowed ...

'We Haven't Had Justice For Our Girls'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The closest thing Marilyn Renter has ever had to a trial for her step-daughter's death is the public inquiry into the failures that allowe...

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...

Murdered Teen's Family Issues Public Plea

The Huffington Post B.C. | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The sisters of a woman slain on the so-called Highway of Tears are pleading with the public for help, one day after RCMP announced a U.S. convict was ...

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...

RCMP Did Not Share Pickton Investigation Info

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.09.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - The Mounties failed to share important information about Robert Pickton with their counterparts in Vancouver, were quick to dismiss credib...