Rob Tripp

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I've been writing about rapists, murderers and thieves for more than 25 years. For most of that time, I was based in Kingston, Ontario, the penitentiary capital of Canada, home to seven federal prisons. I've written for many newspapers, including the Toronto Star, National Post, Montreal Gazette and the Kingston Whig-Standard, Canada's oldest continuously published daily newspaper. I've won a few awards along the way, including Canada's most coveted prize in daily newspaper journalism, a National Newspaper Award (and have five additional nominations.) My book on the Shafia family murders, Without Honour, was long-listed for the Taylor Prize for literary non-fiction. In January 2011, I left the Whig-Standard to work as a full-time, freelance ...more

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Millionaire murderer Peter Demeter denied freedom in first bid in two decades

Imprisoned wife killer Peter Demeter, once a millionaire Toronto businessman, has lost his first bid for freedom in 20 years. The Parole Board of Canada says the 85-year-old murderer, who is serving five life sentences, remains a threat, despite his age, because of his history of scheming to hire criminals to carry out murders, abductions […]
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A thorough catalogue of the Harper era cone of silence attitude that now pervades federal politics and has poisoned the public service.
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“I want to know everything, and most of all, secrets.”
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“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”
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