Robert Pickton

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Mayor Pleas For New Regional Police

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 election to ensure a serial killer such as Robert P...
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National Inquiry On Missing, Murdered Women Not Best Answer

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

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.
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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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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...

Bring Back the Death Penalty for Brutal Murderers

Keeping brutal murderers behind bars, feeding and educating them with taxpayer's money is an insult to the victims and a mockery to the justice system. The death penalty is the only punishment that suits the crime of murder; it creates a sense of balance in the scales of justice.
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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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Pickton Maintains Innocence In Interview

VANCOUVER - Convicted serial killer Robert Pickton maintained his innocence as recently as last August as he was interviewed ahead of the public inquiry into the police investigations that failed to s...
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B.C. Inks 20-Year RCMP Deal

VICTORIA - The RCMP will continue providing police services to six provinces and three territories for the next 20 years as part of a renewed Canada-wide agreement-in-principle announced Wednesday.Bri...