Recent Inquiries

Under the Public Inquiry Act, the Lieutenant Governor in Council may issue an order establishing a commission to inquire into and report on a matter of public interest.

Missing Women Commission of Inquiry

The Missing Women Commission of Inquiry considered the police investigations into women reported missing from the Downtown Eastside as well as a decision to stay charges against Robert W. Pickton for the assault of a sex trade worker. The inquiry was conducted under the Public Inquiry Act.

Updates

Forsaken: The Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry - November 22, 2012

The entire report (Zip file, 12MB) is also available in a format compatible with most e-book readers and tablet computers.

Vancouver Riot Review

The Riot Review was an independent examination of the riot that occurred at the 2011 Stanley Cup finals in Vancouver. It made 53 recommendations to improve the safety of civic celebrations in that city.

The Braidwood Commissions of Inquiry

The Braidwood Commissions examined the death of Robert Dziekanski. The first commission reported on the use of conducted energy weapons while the second commission provided Robert Dziekanski’s family and the public with a complete record of the circumstances of his death. The inquiry was conducted under the Public Inquiry Act.

The Davies Commission of Inquiry into the Death of Frank Paul

The Davies Commission was established to provide Frank Paul’s family and the public with a record of the circumstances relating to his death, and to recommended changes to rules, policies and procedures, if necessary. The inquiry was conducted under the Public Inquiry Act.

Missing Women Compensation Fund

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