Nothing will change the fact that two lives are lost but a price needs to be paid.
What should it be?
Crown and defense ask for three years in jail.
"The parents of two 18-year-old UBC students killed by an SUV driven by a foreign student who had been drinking broke down in tears and raged in anger during a sentencing hearing on Monday.
“I'm left with an emptiness and an ache ... the heart-wrenching realization that my son is gone,” Evan Smith's mother, Debbie O'Day-Smith, told the court."
Three weeks after Evan had been dropped off to university, instead of hearing about his plans for co-op placements and summer holiday plans, she said she instead had to clean out her son's dorm room and plan for his funeral.
“Waves of grief hit me so hard, it stops me in my tracks,” she said through tears.
Tim Goerner, who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing death, sat with his head hanging down and wiped away tears with a tissue as she and the parents of Emily Selwood and others emotionally told a packed courtroom at provincial court in Richmond how much the deaths have devastated them.