Justin Bourque apologized Tuesday to the families of the Mounties he shot in the north end of Moncton on June 4, saying in a quavering voice that the reasons he gave to police for killing three officers and wounding two others were the words of an "arrogant pissant." 7
Eric Weissman spent 10 years starting in his mid-20s as a booze and cocaine-addicted couch surfer in Toronto who sometimes slept outside. On Tuesday, the 53-year-old sociology professor received a national award for a PhD study on homelessness drawn in part from what he has called his own disaster. 7
To his neighbours on Saltspring Island, B.C., he was an avid gardener and a history writer who lived a quiet life with his wife and children. But to the British spy agency MI-5, he was a wartime agent who exposed hundreds of Nazi sympathizers. 6
A lawyer for a senior Manitoba justice who faces removal from the bench because of nude photographs posted on the Internet says a disciplinary panel of judges should not view the intimate photos because it would violate the privacy of an innocent victim.