Canada violated the Charter of Rights and Freedoms when it shared wiretaps about an alleged ecstasy trafficker with the U.S. government, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association is claiming.
Lawyers are calling on B.C. to reform its wrongful death laws in the wake of a new $50,000 fund established for each child of missing and murdered women, including Robert Pickton’s victims.
B.C. Attorney General Suzanne Anton officially confirmed what 24 hours first reported Monday — that the children of missing women will each get $50,000 in compensation.
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 Pickton’s farm, 24 hours has learned. Each of the children will receive $50,000 plus legal costs.
Burnaby RCMP have filed theft and mischief charges against a man they say destroyed six of their cruisers using two stolen vehicles and then flooded Burnaby General Hospital’s emergency ward room early Sunday morning.
The director of a Downtown Eastside non-profit is challenging allegations he owes money to people who did work for the missing women’s advocacy group.
Police used a battering ram to force their way into a Downtown Eastside rooming house suite Monday after an assault suspect barricaded himself into his room, ending an eight-hour standoff.
Amidst a rising tide of hate activity in Canada, a Calgary couple have been targeted again and again for their activism with Anti-Racist Action Calgary.
A string of unexplained sex worker deaths in the same New Westminster, B.C. apartment building continues to shake the region’s sex worker community, amidst outrage that drug toxicology reports for the women are still unavailable a full month after the first death.
The Crown is appealing the acquittal of a RCMP officer charged with lying before the inquiry into the Vancouver airport Tasering death of Robert Dziekanski.