Robert Pickton Inquiry

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Money For Victims Coming Soon: Lawyer

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 now, a lawyer for the British Columbia government...
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Pickton Refuses To Admit Responsibility

VANCOUVER - Serial killer Robert Pickton continues to deny responsibility for the years he spent hunting sex workers in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, filing statements of defence in a series of lawsu...
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Pickton Inquiry: More Action Needed

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia government has to act now on compensating serial killer Robert Pickton's victims and implementing other recommendations put forward a year ago by the inquiry into miss...
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Pickton Inquiry Changed..What?

VANCOUVER - Nearly a year after a retired judge called for sweeping change to prevent another Robert Pickton, the British Columbia government has yet to implement the vast majority of his recommendati...
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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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'A Very Serious And Sad Lesson'

VANCOUVER - Families of women believed murdered by serial-killer Robert Pickton welcomed the massive inquiry report into the police bungling that allowed the pig farmer to continue killing, saying wea...
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Missing Women's Report Recommendations

VANCOUVER - Commissioner Wally Oppal's final report into the failed investigations into Robert Pickton included 63 recommendations. Here are some of the key ones:—Regional policing: The provincial gov...
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Missing Women Report's Release Date

VANCOUVER - The families of the women Robert Pickton plucked from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside will finally see the results from a public inquiry this month — more than a decade after the serial kill...
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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...
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Pickton Survivor To Tell Her Story

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 to his farm in the nearby suburb of Port Coquitlam...
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First Nations Silenced?

VANCOUVER - The head of a public inquiry into the Robert Pickton case defended the process Tuesday against allegations it's ignoring the voices of aboriginals, as a lawyer appointed to represent that...
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Waiting For Pickton Inquiry Painful

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 a fence at his notorious pig farm in a desperate...