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London truck attack: Murder, hate crime or terrorism?

Quick Hits 167 – Muslims in London, Ont., express shock, grief in wake of ‘planned’ hit and run

4 people from the same family are dead and a fifth – a 9-year old boy – is wounded after a 20-yr old man in London (ON) ran them over on Sunday evening. Local police say it was deliberate, that the man targeted his victims because they were Muslim, and suggest terrorism charges may follow.

Phil Gurski unpacks murder, hate crime and terrorism under Canadian law as he discusses this cowardly act of violence

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By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Director of the National Security programme at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.

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