Before he retired last year, Ontario Superior Court Justice “Tex” Ewaschuk bore the nickname “You is f—ed” for his tough on-crime judgments that sent gun-toting criminals to prison for long stretches of time.
The appeal court has overturned the harsh sentences Ewaschuk gave two killers who shot 13 bullets in a 2007 daylight drive-by shooting in Rexdale. The appeal court stated the judge should have considered the tender killers’ young age at the time and their “real potential for rehabilitation.”
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