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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, Winnipeg, Manitoba WINNIPEG FREE FRBRUARY 2001 LOCAL AS A man who killed two guards dur ing a bloody riot at Stony Moun tain fojnitentiary in 1984 is seeking an eaHy release from prison under the controversial fainthope I v SW 38 was convicted m May 1985 of firstdegree murder and manslaughter tod is currently servine two concurrentlife sentences in a Que bec 1 v is not for parole until May killer says hes wants Instigator of 1984 Stony Mountain riot uses fainthope clause a rarely used section of the Criminal Kent may apply for early parole after serving only IS Only a handful of fainthope cases have ever been heard in Vic tims of crimes have often protested the saying coldblooded killers shouldnt get I dont know how wellprepared my family is for Weve tried to put the past behind us and to put our lives back said Chris whose was one of the murder The legal process could be a long Kent will appear before Queens Bench Associate Chief Justice Jeffrey Oliphant in June and must convince him there is a reasonable prospect of suc cess in his Oliphant Kent will make his plea to a cutting call centre staff in city The which would likely occur in the would examine every aspect of Kents both before and after the If the jury agrees Kent can apply for early his final step would be an appearance before the national parole which would ultimately decide his Kent was one of four men convicted of the April 1984 killing of Joseph and Werner The two unarmed guards were lock ing prisoners up for the night when they were attacked by the who had been drinking home brew a potent blend of fermented yeast and fruit in their During court heard how Kent placed Friesen in a bear hug from behind while another inmate stabbed him in the chest with a pair of Wendl was stabbed in the back and pushed down a flight of The group then grabbed a set of keys dropped by one of the guards and began opening range A busload of RCMP officers arrived at the prison in full riot gear and ended the melee by firing several rifle shots in the Several prisoners testified at trial how the men hatched a plot to riot and kill because they were unhappy with new prison In court documents obtained yester freedom day by the Free Kent claims he is a changed man and should be He says he has undergone consider able rehabilitation while behind bars and has shown personal initiative in pursuing a better He plans to call prison his wife and other family members to testi fy on his behalf if the case makes it to a In an affidavit filed late last Kent says he accepts responsibility for his he denies ever planning to kill the guards and said the groups plan was simply to hold them hostage and assault The killings prompted a slew of secu rity changes at the prison and led to increased tensions among guards and inmates for several will cut about a third of its 70 jobs from its Winnipeg call centre over the next six We are moving some of our first call capabilities back to our regional offices in Saskatchewan and elsewhere in said Andrew vicepresident of services Donnelly said the move will help the company maintain a closer relationship with customers in those Its also part of a larger move to reduce costs which will see the Parisbased company trim 275 from its worldwide workforce of about owns the Autoloader and about 90 other classified advertising publications across the and more than 150 additional magazines and newspapers in 17 countries in North and South Australia and Recently the company launched more than 40 Web Company officials say they want to focus their efforts on the automobile and real estate segments of the classified and display advertising industry Donnelly said the Winnipeg which opened just last will now function solely as a tele marketing centre as opposed to handling incoming calls as Donnelly said the companys printing and sales offices will not be affected by the latest decision He said even with the will 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