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

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.
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Pickton's Brother Claims Ignorance

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 murdered, and he denies ever helping the serial killer co...
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Could Lawsuit Put Pickton In The Dock?

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 Vancouver police and the RCMP, bringing to six the...
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Is B.C. Stalling On Missing Women?

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 serial killer Robert Pickton. "We're sick and tired o...
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Pickton's Prosecutors Off The Hook

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government says it can't be sued over the decision of Crown prosecutors to stay attempted murder charges against Robert Pickton in 1998 — four years before the remains...
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Serial Killer Sued

VANCOUVER - The children of four women whose remains were found on Robert Pickton's property have filed lawsuits against the police and Pickton himself, demanding compensation for the failed murder in...
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Critics Slam Pickton Inquiry

Three B.C. human rights groups say the Missing Womens Commission of Inquiry failed the people it was designed to help. West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF), the Pivot Legal Society and t...