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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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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Missing Women's Inquiry: Wally Oppal's Good Intentions

Yes, the prejudices faced by Vancouver's missing women were systemic and institutional, but systems and institutions are made up of individuals, and ultimately some of them should be found responsible. Repeatedly, Commissioner Wally Oppal fails to do so. The judge has failed to judge. Imagine if during his time on the bench he'd been willing to hear such damning evidence, and then at the end of the trial declared that no sentence should be passed because, after all, in the end it's society's fault.
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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...
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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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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...