What would justice look like for B.C.’s missing women inquiry?
Co-winning submission, Canadian Journalism Foundation 2012 Excellence in Journalism Award (small media). Describing a ‘turning, wrenching feeling,’ would-be police informant Bill Hiscox reveals to VO what it was like on serial killer Robert ‘Willie’ Pickton’s farm.
A coalition of interested groups have rejected pleas to rejoin BC’s missing women inquiry, saying they will instead focus on a United Nations investigation and proposed royal commission.
Beverley Wybrow, president and CEO of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, hopes to empower women to overcome barriers. Photo by David P. Ball
The Pickton inquiry faced a new setback today, as the lawyer for Aboriginal interests quit – the latest in a string of boycotts and criticisms which some say has cost the commission its legitimacy.
Thousands of people marched yesterday in honour of missing and murdered women, with memorial events across Canada. The Left Coast Post spoke to Vancouver counsellor Carol Martin.
Nearly 5,000 people marched today to remember hundreds of women murdered or missing in Vancouver, and criticizing what they said is a ‘sham inquiry.’
What are the holidays like for one of our city’s most marginalized communities? VO brings you into Vancouver’s brothels and onto its street corners to find out.
Sex workers and supporters lit candles on the steps of a police detachment as part of a global day of action.
Brushed off by the missing persons unit. Denied even her murdered daughter’s possession or photos. A mother speaks out at the Missing Women Inquiry today.