Clifford Olson

Senator Says Many Canadians Support His Idea To Let Killers Hang Themselves

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative senator says he's been inundated with expressions of support for his unusual idea of providing rope to help murder convicts co...

Prisoners Can Hang Themselves, Says Tory Senator

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Conservative senator backed off slightly on an unconventional proposal Wednesday for reducing prison costs: give serial murderers a rope an...

Julian Assange may Be Unlikable, but He's No Criminal

Peter Worthington | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Politics
Peter Worthington

Much of what Wikileaks has "revealed" is in the public's interest -- a network that relies on whistle-blowers. It is all mindful of Daniel Ellsberg, the former U.S. military analyst who released the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and was variously regarded as both a traitor and a folk hero. So it is with Assange. Sort of.

A Serial Killer's Grim Tapestry

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Child serial killer Clifford Olson died Friday after a battle with cancer. Some key dates in his life:Jan. 1, 1940: Clifford Robert Olson ...

Clifford Olson's Young Victims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Here are thumbnail sketches of Olson's 11 victims:Christine WellerOlson's first victim, 12-year-old Christine Weller disappeared on Nov. 1...

The Olson Legacy: Canada's Worst Villain

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Clifford Olson sat in a bulletproof prisoner's box during an early release hearing near Vancouver 14 years ago, holding a collage he had f...

Clifford Olson Funeral Will Be 'Low Key'

CBC | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada

Serial child killer Clifford Olson, whose sadistically evil behaviour continued long after he pleaded guilty to murdering 11 children in 1...

My Stalker, Clifford Olson

Peter Worthington | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

I knew Olson as well as anyone can know a homicidal and narcissistic sociopath. He was a congenital liar and manipulator. You couldn't believe a word he said. I've been criticized for keeping in touch with Olson. This is mindless criticism.

Serial Killer Clifford Olson Dead

The Huffington Post Canada, with files from the Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada

Serial killer Clifford Olson has died, according to various media reports. The parents of some of Olson's victims said last week that they had been...

Serial Killer Will Leave Lasting Legacy On Canadian Law

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Though mention of child sex-slayer Clifford Olson will inspire shudders for decades to come, his impact on the Canadian legal world is likely...

Canadians To Dying Clifford Olson: Good Riddance

CP | Greg Joyce, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Canadians aren't known for lashing out in public, but the news Wednesday about Clifford Olson — riddled with cancer and days away from d...

Infamous Killer Clifford Olson Dying

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Clifford Olson, Canada's most reviled serial killer who continued to torment his victims' families even from prison, is just days from dea...

Killer Clifford Olson Dying

CBC | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada

Convicted serial killer Clifford Robert Olson is dying of cancer and has only days to live, according to the families of some of his vict...