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Quick Hits 146 – Canadian court decision on Minassian case undermines incel terrorism fear

Alek Minassian found guilty of 1st-degree murder in 2018 Toronto van attack.

A court has found Alek Minassian guilty on 26 counts of murder and attempted murder and rejected the autism defence. 

The judge also rejected the assumption Minassian was an ‘incel’ and that this was an act of terrorism.  What does this all mean?  Borealis weighs in!

Read more about the 2018 Toronto van attack

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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