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  1. 'I want to kill': B.C. terror suspect appears eager as Canada Day nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    A British Columbia man accused of plotting to bomb the provincial legislature on Canada Day appeared eager to carry out the attack in the days leading up to the holiday, telling an undercover RCMP officer they were in the middle of a war, his trial has heard. John Nuttall and his wife Amanda Korody are accused of planning a foiled terrorist attack in Victoria on July 1, 2013.

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  2. 'I want to kill': B.C. legislature bomb plot suspect appears eager as Canada Day nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vancouver Sun

    John Nuttall and his wife Amanda Korody are accused of planning a foiled terrorist attack in Victoria on July 1, 2013 VANCOUVER - A British Columbia man accused of plotting to bomb the provincial legislature on Canada Day appeared eager to carry out the attack in the days leading up to the holiday, telling an undercover RCMP officer they were in the middle of a war, his trial has heard. John Nuttall and his wife Amanda Korody are accused of planning a foiled terrorist attack in Victoria on July 1, 2013.

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  3. City seeks entertainersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The City of Nanaimo is currently looking for performers for its upcoming Concerts in the Parks series and Canada Day celebration. Canada Day performances will be held in the Lions Pavilion at Maffeo Sutton Park between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on July 1, while performances for the Concerts in the Parks series will be held Wednesday evenings at the Bowen Park amphitheatre in July and at the Lions Pavilion in Maffeo Sutton Park in August.

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  4. Video shows B.C. couple discussing attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Surrey Leader

    A British Columbia couple's apparent plan to attack the provincial legislature on Canada Day was still coming together just four days before the national holiday as they sat in a Vancouver-area motel room building bombs, their terrorism trial has heard. John Nuttall and Amanda Korody had spent months in the spring of 2013 talking through the details of their plot with an undercover RCMP officer who they believed was a sympathetic Arab businessmen.

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  5. Alleged B.C. terrorists considered changing day of planned attack: trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Globe and Mail

    John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are shown in a still image taken from RCMP undercover video. A jury has heard that a B.C. couple accused of plotting a terrorist attack at the provincial legislature considered changing the plan so they could carry it out on Canada Day.

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  6. Pan Am torch coming to Oakville, Burlington, Milton in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | InsideHalton.com

    ... park, five First Nations communities and five national historic sites. The torch will also be present at Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill July 1 in Ottawa. Three thousand torchbearers will carry the flame through more than 130 Ontario ...

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  7. Los Angeles trip was essential, head of Creative Saskatchewan saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | CBC News

    ... in California to meet with officials from the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles, as Saskatchewan is a sponsor of Canada Day events in Los Angeles. The Oscars event took place on the tail end of his trip. The July 1 events, he said, are part of an ...

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  8. Transit commission approves 2.5% OC Transpo fare hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Canada.com

    The city's transit commission voted Wednesday to increase OC Transpo fares by an average of 2.5 per cent. The decision, which still needs to be ratified by council and won't take effect until Canada Day, came after several hours of debate and presentations by both OC Transpo staff and members of the public.

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  9. Influx of new residents expected for B.C. over next several yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Globe and Mail

    A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer raises his hand as a group of 60 people take the oath of citizenship during a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday July 1, 2012. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer raises his hand as a group of 60 people take the oath of citizenship during a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Sunday July 1, 2012.

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  10. Brian Hutchinson: B.C. terrorism suspects are far from typicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | National Post

    VANCOUVER a There would be no coming back from an attack. "We know that if we do this, we're going to get shot, we're going to get killed," accused terrorist Amanda Korody told her new friend, who presented himself as an Arab businessman determined to murder Canada Day celebrants.

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  11. The last resort: Spooky pictures emerge of Canadian ski lodge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Daily Mail

    ... to 3.675million) to bring it back to its former glory. The developers have penciled in an opening date of July 1 (Canada Day) for the new, revitalised resort - complete with yoga studio and spa, and rebuilt golf course. However, the ski slope is not ...

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  12. Court hears accused in B.C. bomb plot were worried about methadone supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Globe and Mail

    John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are shown in a still image taken from RCMP undercover video. The trial for a husband and wife accused of plotting to bomb the B.C. legislature on Canada Day heard they were worried their plan would be hampered if they ran out of methadone.

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  13. "There's going to be thousands and thousands of people,"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | National Post

    Less than a week before Canada Day 2013, accused terrorists John Nuttall and Amanda Korody are heard on surveillance video calmly discussing targets for a terrorist attack, including the celebrations at the legislature in Victoria. On Wednesday, the Crown played more video of an RCMP undercover officer meeting with the Surrey couple to discuss plans to carry out an ideologically-motivated attack.

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  14. Accused in Canada Day bomb plot changed plans after Boston Marathon bombings: witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Esquimalt News

    Though alleged terrorist John Nuttall initially spoke of firing homemade rockets at the B.C. parliament buildings, his plan changed after the Boston Marathon bombings in mid-April 2013, according to an undercover RCMP officer who befriended the man accused in a 2013 Canada Day terror plot. The police operative, who can't be identified, began his testimony Tuesday at the trial of Nuttall and his wife Amanda Korody in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.

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  15. Ian Mulgrew: Is this the face of homegrown terrorism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Vancouver Sun

    In B.C. Supreme Court Tuesday, the prosecution in the Canada Day bomb plot played the first surveillance video featuring one of the two accused bombers, John Nuttall. He was 38 at the time, on methadone - synthetic heroin - and haltingly told the undercover Mountie about his ambitions to kill in the name of Allah.

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  16. Victoria bomb-plotters called selves - al-Qaida Canada', court hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Canada" built pressure-cooker bombs and planted them in Victoria on the grounds of the legislature hours before Canada Day festivities, the Crown alleged Monday. The bombs did not explode - undercover RCMP officers ensured they were inert - but John ...

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  17. Accused in Canada Day bomb plot changed plans after Boston Marathon bombings: witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Though alleged terrorist John Nuttall initially spoke of firing homemade rockets at the B.C. parliament buildings, his plan changed after the Boston Marathon bombings in mid-April 2013, according to an undercover RCMP officer who befriended the man accused in a 2013 Canada Day terror plot. The police operative, who can't be identified, began his testimony Tuesday at the trial of Nuttall and his wife Amanda Korody in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver.

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  18. Homegrown terrorism will be a hot issue in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... planted outside the B.C. Legislature on July 1, 2013. They were to go off and kill or injure people celebrating Canada Day. The trial, which is expected to last about 18 weeks, is occurring at the same time as a trial in Ontario is getting underway. ...

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  19. COLUMN: Terrorism comes into focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Surrey Leader

    ... planted outside the B.C. legislature on July 1, 2013. They were to go off and kill or injure people celebrating Canada Day. The trial , which is expected to last about 18 weeks, is occurring at the same time a trial in Ontario is getting underway. ...

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  20. Trial underway for Surrey couple accused of Canada Day bomb plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Surrey Leader

    The trial for a couple accused of plotting to set off pressure cooker bombs at the B.C. Legislature on Canada Day 2013 began Monday at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. John Nuttall and his wife Amanda Korody, who were living in a Surrey basement suite when they were arrested on conspiracy and terrorism-related charges in early July 2013, have pleaded not guilty.

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