THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Adrian Wyld
She killed the 14-year-old in 1997.
She was convicted of second-degree murder when she was only 15.
The victim's grandfather says he hopes becoming a mother inspires Ellard to be a better person.
This is Kelly Ellard's first bid for some freedom since the Supreme Court of Canada reinstated her second-degree murder conviction in 2009.
Kelly Ellard will attend her first day-parole hearing on Tuesday, seven years after the Supreme Court of Canada rejected an appeal of her second-degree murder conviction.