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Richard Bain murder trial: A selection of our coverage

After a gruelling trial that lasted more than 30 days, a jury convicted Richard Bain earlier this week of second-degree murder and several counts of attempted murder. Bain will be sentenced on Sept. 9. Here is a selection of our coverage from the trial.

Here are some of CBC's stories from the trial whose recent verdict sent ripples through Quebec

Richard Bain was found guilty this week in connection with the 2012 shooting outside the Parti Québécois election-night rally. (CBC)

After a gruelling trial that lasted more than 30 days, a jury convicted Richard Bain earlier this week of second-degree murder and several counts of attempted murder. 

Bain was found guilty in connection with the shooting outside the Parti Québécois' 2012 election night rally. Then leader Pauline Marois was giving a victory speech to supporters at the Metropolis at the time, and was rushed from the stage by her bodyguards.

As Bain was led away in handcuffs that night, he could be heard shouting "The English are waking up."

The guilty verdict, handed down Tuesday, sent ripples through Quebec's political class, who wondered openly about Bain's motivations.   

Bain will be sentenced on Sept. 9. Here is a selection of our coverage from the trial. 


Who is Richard Bain?

How did Bain go from being "Rick," the joker at work and beloved younger brother, to the murderer who made plans to kill as many separatists as possible? This story includes exclusive photos from the Bain family. 

A survivor's pain

The same bullet that killed Denis Blanchette also seriously injured Dave Courage. CBC News sat down with Courage shortly after the verdict came down. He relates his struggles dealing with the aftermath of the shooting. 

What happened on Sept. 4, 2012

We piece together an hour-by-hour account of the events that led to Bain's arrest.

Big questions for the jury

The 11 days the juy spent deciding whether to convict Bain is among the longest deliberations in recent Canadian history. This story examines the issues they were forced to grapple with. 

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