How Canada’s justice system works for the survivors of murder victims will be on display when the parole hearing for the convicted killer of two families connected to West Kelowna is held next year.
A woman who describes herself as a death midwife has successfully fought a legal challenge by the College of Midwives of B.C. to use the term in her work.
The final defence witness for a former New Zealand politician accused of drowning his Canadian wife while on a B.C. vacation in 2010 described the couple on Monday as “lovebirds” and the alleged victim as a troubled woman hesitant to accept help.
A B.C. Supreme Court jury found Trudy Gail Hunter, 62, guilty of the November 2013 second-degree murder of Christine Docherty, 61.
Charged is 42-year-old Charles Alex Maltais, who is originally from Val-d’Amour, N.B., but had recently been living in B.C.’s Lower Mainland.