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 and have sex for $100.

Several hours later, the woman arrived in hospital with life-threatening stab wounds and carrying a knife covered in the blood of Robert Pickton.

The woman, who can be referred to only by the pseudonym Ms. Anderson, is expected to testify as early as this week at a public inquiry into the Pickton case. Anderson was initially scheduled to appear on Tuesday, but late Monday afternoon, the commission announced her testimony may be postponed…

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