Canadian Criminals

Rank the Most Wicked Canadian Criminals

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 1 
Karla Homolka
(Canadian Serial Killer)
Karla Homolka
141
Birthdate: May 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Port Credit, Mississauga, Canada

Karla Homolka raped and killed three minors along with her ex-husband Paul Bernardo. After their arrest, Bernardo was sentenced to life imprisonment, while Homolka served 12 years in prison following a plea bargain. Although she had claimed that she was an unwilling accomplice to the killings, a videotape that surfaced after the plea bargain suggested otherwise, resulting in public outrage.

 2 
Robert Pickton
(Serial killer)
Robert Pickton
19
Birthdate: October 24, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Port Coquitlam
Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton was convicted of murdering six women and later charged with the murders of 20 more women, mostly from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The latter charges were stayed. He received a life sentence without parole for 25 years. He wrote a controversial autobiography, too.
 3 
Luka Magnotta
(Canadian Former Adult Film Star Who Was Convicted of Murdering Chinese Student Jun Lin)
Luka Magnotta
47
Birthdate: July 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada

Luka Magnotta is a Canadian convicted murderer and former pornographic film actor. He was arrested for murdering Jun Lin, an international student from Wuhan. The murder was sensationalized by the media as Luka Magnotta mailed the victim's feet and hands to federal political party offices and elementary schools. The murder inspired a three-part documentary series titled Don't F**k with Cats.

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 4 
Vito Rizzuto
(Italian-Canadian Crime Boss)
Vito Rizzuto
12
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cattolica Eraclea, Italy
Died: December 23, 2013
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 5 
Vincent Li
(Canadian Computer Software Engineer and Murderer)
Vincent Li
12
Birthdate: April 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
 6 
Alvin Karpis
(Depression-Era Gangster and Leader of the 'Barker–Karpis' Gang )
Alvin Karpis
15
Birthdate: August 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 26, 1979

Alvin Karpis was a criminal best remembered for leading the infamous Barker-Karpis gang in the 1930s. Renowned for his sinister smile, Karpis, who was nicknamed Creepy, was captured by the FBI in 1936. He was then sentenced to life imprisonment and was released on parole in 1969. He spent his later years writing memoirs like The Alvin Karpis Story.

 7 
Talwinder Singh Parmar
(Indian-born Canadian Sikh Militant)
Talwinder Singh Parmar
5
Birthdate: February 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panchhat, Kapurthala, Punjab, India
Died: October 15, 1992
 8 
Ronald Turpin
(Canadian Murderer)
Ronald Turpin
4
Birthdate: April 29, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
Died: December 11, 1962
 9 
Omar Khadr
(Canadian Criminal)
Omar Khadr
7
Birthdate: September 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 10 
Albert Walker
(Canadian Murder Convict)
Albert Walker
3
Birthdate: 1946 AD
Birthplace: Paris
 11 
Grace Marks
(Irish-Canadian Maid & Murderer)
Grace Marks
24
Birthdate: 1828
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ulster
Died: 1873 AD
 12 
Gregory Woolley
(Canadian Criminal Best Known For His Association With 'The Hells Angels' Motorcycle Club)
Gregory Woolley
4
Birthdate: 1972 AD
Birthplace: Tabarre, Haiti
 13 
Paul Bernardo
(Canadian Serial Rapist and Serial Killer)
Paul Bernardo
40
Birthdate: August 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
 14 
Albert Guay
(Canadian Murderer and Conspirator)
Albert Guay
2
Birthdate: September 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quebec, Canada
Died: January 12, 1951
 15 
Jennifer Pan
(Vietnamese Canadian Criminal)
Jennifer Pan
20
Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Markham, Ontario, Canada
 16 
Kai Lawrence
(Canadian Murder Convict)
Kai Lawrence
5
Birthdate: September 3, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
 17 
Russell Williams
(Canadian Serial Killer)
Russell Williams
6
Birthdate: March 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

British-born Canadian colonel Russell Williams made headlines after his arrest for the murders of Jessica Lloyd and Marie-France Comeau, apart from multiple sexual assaults. The serial killer was later convicted, stripped of his military ranks, and sentenced to life imprisonment. A character in J.K. Rowling’s Troubled Blood was modeled on him.

 18 
Cathy Smith
(Canadian Occasional Backup Singer and Drug Dealer)
Cathy Smith
6
Birthdate: April 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: August 16, 2020
 19 
Christopher Paul Neil
(Canadian Child Molester)
Christopher Paul Neil
18
Birthdate: February 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Westminster
 20 
Mark Twitchell
(Canadian Filmmaker Who Was Convicted of First-Degree Murder of John Brian Altinger)
Mark Twitchell
11
Birthdate: July 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edmonton, Canada
Mark Twitchell, or the Dexter Killer, is believed to have been inspired by the iconic crime-drama series Dexter. He catfished a man named John Altinger on a dating site, by posing as a woman, before killing him. A document on his laptop named Serial Killer Confessions led to his arrest.
 21 
Marc Lépine
(Canadian Antifeminist Mass Murderer)
Marc Lépine
12
Birthdate: October 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: December 6, 1989
 22 
Bindy Johal
(Canadian Gangster and Drug Trafficker)
Bindy Johal
12
Birthdate: January 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: December 20, 1998
 23 
Highway of Tears Murderer
(Canadian Serial Killer )
Highway of Tears Murderer
20
Birthplace: Canada
 24 
Elaine Campione
(Ontario Woman Who Murdered Her Two Children)
Elaine Campione
4
Birthplace: Canada