A US court just found a Canadian ISIS jihadi guilty of providing material support to a terrorist group and sentenced to life in jail. If he had been in a Canadian court it is very likely he would have received a slap on the wrist. Why the difference? In this Quick Hits podcast Borealis President and CEO Phil Gurski weighs in on the inadequacies of the Canadian justice system when it comes to terrorism.
About the host Phil Gurski
Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation. He is the author of six books on terrorism, including the most recent The Peaceable Kingdom: A history of terrorism in Canada from Confederation to the present.