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Pharmacist who supplied street drugs in Sudbury gets a break

Pharmacist who supplied street drugs in Sudbury gets a break

Court of Appeal allowed prison time to be reduced for a pharmacist who suffers from a rare and incurable disease, a sentence of 13 years was rolled back to eight years
Lack of criminal record a mitigating factor in Wright sentencing

Lack of criminal record a mitigating factor in Wright sentencing

In setting parole eligibility at 12 years, Justice Robbie Gordon noted Wright had no involvement with the justice system in the years since the murder, had ‘amiable and prosocial relationships’ and that as he was 18 years old, his actions were consistent with ‘a young man in panic mode’
Update: Wright will serve 12 years before parole for Sweeney murder

Update: Wright will serve 12 years before parole for Sweeney murder

Wright was convicted earlier this year of second-degree murder in the 1998 stabbing death of Renée Sweeney
Settlements halt class action filed by Manitoulin abuse survivors

Settlements halt class action filed by Manitoulin abuse survivors

The $100M class action has been discontinued, though the judge in the case has concerns
Family delivers impact statements at Wright sentencing hearing

Family delivers impact statements at Wright sentencing hearing

Sister of murder victim Renée Sweeney describes her decades of torment wondering who killed her sister, even as the convicted killer, Robert Steven Wright, continues to maintain his innocence
Sentencing in Renée Sweeney murder case expected today

Sentencing in Renée Sweeney murder case expected today

Convicted killer Robert Steven Wright was found guilty March 28 for the 1998 murder of Laurentian University student Renée Sweeney
Life sentence for Toronto drug dealer who killed man near Wawa

Life sentence for Toronto drug dealer who killed man near Wawa

Appearing in a Sault Ste. Marie courtroom, Houssein Hassan gave a tearful apology to victim's family; 'I'm sorry for everything I've done. I'm trying to change myself'
Robert Steven Wright to be sentenced May 19 for Sweeney murder

Robert Steven Wright to be sentenced May 19 for Sweeney murder

Wright has been incarcerated since his arrest in December 2018, when he was charged with the second-degree murder for the 1998 murder of Laurentian University student
No date yet for Wright sentencing hearing

No date yet for Wright sentencing hearing

The matter was put over to the next assignment court date, April 18, as the Crown and defence unable to arrange the full-day sentencing date
Voir-Dire: what the public didn’t hear during the Wright trial

Voir-Dire: what the public didn’t hear during the Wright trial

Robert Steven Wright’s defense was clear that they plan to appeal the verdict, but while the grounds of that appeal are not yet known, voir-dire statements could form the basis