If you read this article closely it doesn't say he was returning from Thailand on this trip. I read in another article he was returning from London. But I haven't been able to track that one down again. Perhaps it was a Bangkok - London - Ottawa flight?
Either way, it is almost incomprehensible, that someone with this private vice can be raised to the top levels in the Church, a vice that he has had for at least over 20 years, and of the area that was home to the biggest molestation scandal the Church of Canada has seen, the Mt Cashel orphanage fiasco.
Something really needs to be done. Obviously counseling and talking doesn't work any more, the Church needs to enforce discipline and pennance as the only real cures for sexual deviancy.
It must be recalled that this Bishop did't abuse anyone, that we know of at least, but that he has a predispositon for perversion and so he needs to be sent to a monastery and made to beg his bread.