Robert Pickton Inquiry

B.C. Says Action Taken On 75 Per Cent Of Pickton Inquiry Recommendations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's government says it has taken action on 75 per cent of the recommendations made two years ago after a public inquiry into...

Money For Victims Coming Soon: Lawyer

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An offer to provide financial compensation to the children of serial killer Robert Pickton's victims could come as soon as six weeks from ...

Pickton Refuses To Admit Responsibility

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Serial killer Robert Pickton continues to deny responsibility for the years he spent hunting sex workers in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside,...

Pickton Inquiry: More Action Needed

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has to act now on compensating serial killer Robert Pickton's victims and implementing other recommendatio...

Pickton Inquiry Changed..What?

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

VANCOUVER - Nearly a year after a retired judge called for sweeping change to prevent another Robert Pickton, the British Columbia government has yet ...

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...

'A Very Serious And Sad Lesson'

CP | Wendy Cox, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Families of women believed murdered by serial-killer Robert Pickton welcomed the massive inquiry report into the police bungling that allo...

Missing Women's Report Recommendations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Commissioner Wally Oppal's final report into the failed investigations into Robert Pickton included 63 recommendations. Here are some of t...

Facts About Missing Women Inquiry Commission

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Some facts about the public inquiry into the Robert Pickton case:Terms of reference: Examine the police investigations into missing women ...

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, ...

'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...

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...

Police Had Reasons To Search Pickton Farm Long Before Arrest: Lawyer

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A civilian RCMP worker rang in the year 2000 at serial killer Robert Pickton's illegal booze operation, where she saw him with a woman she...

Police Ignored Missing Street Workers, Inquiry Hears

CBC | Posted 06.23.2012 | Canada

Two former civilian employees with the Vancouver police department have testified detectives refused to investigate missing persons compl...

Pickton Survivor To Tell Her Story

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Late one night in March 1997, a sex worker in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside took a john up on what appeared to be a lucrative offer: ride ...

First Nations Silenced?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - The head of a public inquiry into the Robert Pickton case defended the process Tuesday against allegations it's ignoring the voices of abo...

Lawyer For Aboriginal Interests Quits Inquiry

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - An independent lawyer appointed to represent the interests of aboriginals at the inquiry into the Robert Pickton case announced her resign...

He Was The Only Suspect.. Only In Hindsight, Says Ex-Mountie

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Robert Pickton was just one of a growing list of "hideous" people who were considered prime suspects in the disappearance of Vancouver sex...

RCMP Apologize For Not Catching Pickton Sooner

CP | Posted 03.28.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - RCMP in British Columbia have issued an apology while admitting the department could have done more to stop Robert Pickton's murderous spr...

Pickton Case Had Similar Failings As Bernardo's

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The same systemic problems that allowed notorious sex killer Paul Bernardo to rape and murder women in Ontario in the late 1980s and early...

Massive Leadership Failures In Missing Women Probe: Pickton Inquiry

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - A massive leadership failure within the Vancouver Police Department stalled the investigation into reports of missing sex workers in the l...

No Protection For Former Prostitute Testifying At Serial Killer Inquiry

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A former prostitute described as the only one who got away from serial killer Robert Pickton won't get the same protections as other witne...

One Investigator In Charge Of Missing Sex Workers: Pickton Inquiry

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Robert Pickton was the top suspect in the disappearance of sex workers from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside in the late 1990s, but investiga...

Waiting For Pickton Inquiry Painful

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Almost four years before Robert Pickton was arrested for a string of horrific murders, the stepmother of one of his victims tried to climb...