On May 8, 1984, Canadian Army Corporal Denis Lortie, disgruntled and dressed in military fatigues, entered the Parliament building in Quebec City and started firing. He killed three and injured 13. His crime would later inspire another Canadian mass shooter, Marc Lepine.
On February 7, 2010, Russell Williams, a high-ranking and medal studded member of the Canadian Forces, was ushered into a police interrogation room. Chiseled and confident, Williams was at first jovial, making small talk with the Detective Sargeant Jim Smyth. But it quickly becomes clear that Williams isn’t there to pal around with fellow men of service.
The revolution of the Front de Libération du Québec began on April 20, 1963, with Molotov cocktails and dynamite time bombs that targeted Anglo Quebeckers. The terrorist group that idolized Fidel Castro and Che Guevara managed to kill three people with their randomly placed bombs, and eventually resorted to kidnapping. It would take Canadian federal troops to put an end the violence.
After hearing from more than 30 witnesses over several weeks, Judge Lori-Renee Weitzman has ruled that Luka Magnotta will stand trial for the grisly murder and dismemberment of college student Jun Lin.
Police in Toronto are searching for four zaftig feamles in connection with the sexual assault of a man, 19. The victim met the suspects on March 31, 2013, at a nightclub, and accepted a ride home from the group — big mistake.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: Rehtaeh Parsons was just 15 years old when she was allegedly raped by four boys at friend’s home in 2011. She was just 17 when she hanged herself in the bathroom of the family’s home in Nova Scotia. Between those two extremes of extraordinary violence, Rehtaeh lived as a perpetual victim.
A coroner in British Columbia has ruled the 2007 taser death of would-be Polish immigrant to Canada Robert Dziekanski, 40, at the hands of four R.C.M.P. officers in the Vancouver Airport to have been a homicide. These findings are in keeping with those of the Canadian government’s official inquiry into Dziekanski’s death.
Kimveer Gill, 25, opened fire at Dawson College in Montreal on Sept. 13, 2006, killing one person and wounding 19 others before being slain by police. The following are Gill’s photos and his own captions from his profile on VampireFreaks.com.
A newly-released document reveals that "Canadian Psycho" Luka Magnotta was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia years before he allegedly killed, dismembered and mailed parts of Jun Lin across Canada.
A St. Louis man was stabbed recently in the chest, back and neck, but was so drunk he never realized and couldn’t remember the incident. Also a sober Canadian man found a knife blade in his back from an assault that occurred three years ago.