"For years, Toronto's LGBTQ community believed they were being targeted by a killer. They were right."
Victim impact statements begin this afternoon.
"Selim spent his life asking why. We will continue his quest."
Meanwhile, back at the ranch, the first appearance for an officer facing professional conduct charges for a 2016 arrest of McArthur.
Crown says: Yeah, you can consider it, but you have to consider everything else as well.
He notes, at the end, that McArthur is aware of his ability to address the court. He declined.
McArthur stands. "No, your honour, I've discussed this with my council-" then mumbles something to the effect of: I won't say anything.
But for those folks — journalists, loved ones, advocates, and otherwise — who're feeling impacted by the story: Counselling is a huge help.
"This is going to take a bit of time," Justice McMahon warns.
Justice McMahon's decision, here, will add to the case law on the matter and could inform future multiple homicide cases.
Closes his binder.
25 years vs. 50 years is, given his age, largely the same thing
Given his crimes, the chances of parole are *so remote.*
"It's not enough."