This has been called Canada's dirty little secret - it is heart wrenching the number of women over the years who have been murdered/gone missing on this stretch of highway in British Columbia. More focus needs to be brought to this:
For the best part of a decade, between 1973 and '81, Canadian authorities were baffled by a series of unsolved sex-murders along the Trans-Canada Highway, spanning the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.
This site is dedicated to help find the missing persons on the Highway of Tears in Northern British Columbia. Highway of Tears is the Yellowhead Highway 16 West which runs between Prince George and Prince Rupert BC.