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Posted by Steen Hartsen | July 5, 2016

BCIT Forensic DNA Lab is Now Accredited!

As of July 5th, 2016 the BCIT Forensic DNA Laboratory has been accredited to two different ISO standards through the Standards Council of Canada (SCC). The lab has been granted accreditation for both the ISO 17025 and CAN-P-1548 standards. This allows the lab to handle forensic casework within our scope of accreditation, and is the…

Posted by Steen Hartsen | June 8, 2016

Missing Hiker from the UK Identified

On November 25th, 2013 Tom Billings vanished while hiking in the mountains on the North Shore in North Vancouver. A large scale search of the Cypress area was dispatched after he was reported missing, however no trace of Mr. Billings was found. In April 2016 some hikers in the Cypress ski hill area found what…