Gabriel Wortman

Wortman's burned-out property at 200 Portapique Beach Road on May 8, 2020 (CP/Andrew Vaughan)

The Nova Scotia killer’s common-law spouse is charged with giving him ammunition

The RCMP charged the woman and two others, noting there is no indication they had prior knowledge of Wortman’s plan
A fire-destroyed property registered to Gabriel Wortman at 200 Portapique Beach Road is seen in Portapique, N.S. on May 8, 2020 (CP/Andrew Vaughan)

The Nova Scotia killer’s dark past, and a mysterious $300,000

Through a friendship with a disgraced New Brunswick lawyer and a possible real estate scam in 2010, Gabriel Wortman netted hundred of thousands of dollars
A fire-destroyed property registered to Gabriel Wortman at 200 Portapique Beach Road is seen in Portapique, N.S. on May 8, 2020 (CP/Andrew Vaughan)

The Nova Scotia killer’s million-dollar estate and who will get it

The killer’s former partner filed a claim against the estate, seeking damages for assault and false imprisonment, as lawyers for the families of the victims brace for a legal battle
A still from a video showing Gabriel Wortman in the Brinks yard on March 30, 2020.

The Nova Scotia shooter case has hallmarks of an undercover operation

Police sources say the killer’s withdrawal of $475,000 was highly irregular, and how an RCMP ‘agent’ would get money
A still from a video showing Gabriel Wortman in the Brinks yard on March 30, 2020.

The Nova Scotia killer had ties to criminals and withdrew a huge sum of cash before the shooting

New evidence including a video of the killer raises questions about his activities prior to the Portapique shooting and RCMP transparency around the case
A woman pays repects at a roadside memorial in Portapique, N.S. RCMP revealed that 13 of the 22 people killed last weekend by a man on a shooting and arson spree died in the tiny community. (Andrew Vaughan/CP)

The Nova Scotia killer’s rampage began with intimate-partner violence

A woman assaulted by the gunman escaped and hid. Only after she emerged at sunrise did police know the gunman was disguised as a Mountie.
22 victims of the Nova Scotia mass shooting

’They were so appreciated and loved’

The victims of last weekend’s murder rampage epitomized Nova Scotia’s neighbourly, service-minded society. Their loved ones hope that’s how they’ll be remembered.
A make-shift memorial dedicated to Constable Heidi Stevenson at RCMP headquarters in Dartmouth, N.S. (Riley Smith/CP)

Nova Scotia shootings leave 23 dead: What we know so far

A veteran RCMP officer, a 17-year-old girl, a teacher, a nurse and two corrections officers are among the dead after a gunman wearing a Mountie uniform went on a rampage