Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Jailed for Violent Attacks on Alberta Women Says He Is Not Ready for Parole

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Man Jailed for Violent Attacks on Alberta Women Says He Is Not Ready for Parole

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Man jailed for attacks says not ready for parole

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CALGARY - A Saskatchewan man who was jailed for brutal attacks on two women in southern Alberta agrees that he should not receive day or full parole.

In 2013, the Alberta Court of Appeal declared Cory Bitternose a dangerous offender and called him a "loaded gun with a hair trigger" who should be jailed indefinitely.

A Parole Board of Canada report obtained by radio station CHQR shows that Bitternose is making progress in prison.

But the report from a review of his case last week says he is still a risk to reoffend and parole of any kind should be denied.

Bitternose told a parole board panel that it will take years before he is ready for conditional release into the community.

During the hearing Bitternose said he wasn't opposed to staying in jail. …

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