Robert Pickton

Children Of Robert Pickton's Victims Split $4.9 Million In Compensation

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A man whose mother was the last to be reported missing in connection with serial killer Robert Pickton says $4.9 million in government com...

$50,000 To Children Of Serial Killer's Victims

CP | Beth Leighton, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The botched investigation into serial killer Robert Pickton has resulted in a settlement of $50,000 for each of the victims' children who ...

$50,000 For Children Of Pickton Victims: Report

Vancouver 24 Hrs | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The province and Vancouver are poised to settle their portion of a lawsuit with 13 children whose mothers' DNA was found on serial killer Robert Pickt...

Robert Pickton Murders Inspire Revenge Movie

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What if there was a killer out there whose job was to destroy other killers? Such a scenario is brought to the big screen in the new film "Evangeli...

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.

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 In Court Via Video

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Serial killer Robert Pickton has appeared in a Vancouver court via video over a series of lawsuits filed by the families of several murder...

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...

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 Victim's Remains Mishandled: Family

CBC | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The family of Cara Ellis, a victim of serial killer Robert Pickton, is accusing a former senior coroner of misplacing some of her remains, CBC News ha...

Serial Killer's Brother Sued Over Alleged Rape Threat

CP | Terri Theodore and Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A lawsuit has been launched against David Pickton, the brother of serial killer Robert Pickton, alleging he threatened to kill and rape a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pickton Victim's Family File Lawsuit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The line up of family members suing serial killer Robert Pickton and police for failing to investigate the reports of missing women is gro...

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...

Pickton's Victims To Be Remembered

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A permanent memorial for the victims of serial killer Robert Pickton is one step closer to reality. The carved cedar pole memorial had originally b...

Missing Women Committee Collapses

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The chair of the advisory committee on the safety and security of vulnerable women, former B.C. Lieutenant-Governer Steven Point, has resigned from th...

Pickton Inquiry Suffers Setback

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A former British Columbia lieutenant governor appointed five months ago to help implement recommendations from the Robert Pickton inquiry ...

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...

Pickton Victim's Remains 'Dumped,' Says Family

CBC | Posted 04.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The parents of a victim of serial killer Robert Pickton is accusing the B.C. Coroners Service of mishandling their daughter's remains and lying about ...

Mayor Pleas For New Regional Police

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Vancouver's mayor says a regional police force is so crucial for the Metro area that it should be a top issue in the upcoming provincial e...

National Inquiry On Missing, Murdered Women Not Best Answer

Robyn Bourgeois | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robyn Bourgeois

Waiting for the Canadian state to do something about violence is literally killing us, so I am not interested in participating in any delaying tactics or knowledge gathering for a state that clearly isn't listening. I want meaningful change and I want it now, and I don't think that's too much to ask for. Because my life and the lives of all women and girls are worth more than this.

Media Bites: The Missing Women Report Finds Canada's Dark Side

J.J. McCullough | Posted 02.19.2013 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Monday morning marked the long-awaited release of Wally T. Oppal's Missing Women Commission of Inquiry report. To say commissioning this report was a bit controversial is like saying Pickton himself was a bit murdery. Oppal's investigation basically entailed a jaunty stroll across a packed minefield of modern Canada's touchiest subjects including racism, sexism, classism, aboriginal politics, the sex trade, mental illness, alcoholism, drug abuse, bureaucratic cruelty and police incompetence, all headed by a party hack from an embattled provincial government that might very well poll worse than all the others put together.