Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Arguments Heard in Winnipeg Court about Man Suspected of Terrorist Activities

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Arguments Heard in Winnipeg Court about Man Suspected of Terrorist Activities

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Terrorism case back in Winnipeg court

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WINNIPEG - The lawyer for a Winnipeg man who faces no criminal charges but is suspected of planning terrorist activities says his client is not a threat and was only voicing his political opinions.

Aaron Driver, 23, is challenging an attempt by federal authorities to limit his activities on suspicion he might help or engage in terrorist activities.

His lawyer, Leonard Tailleur, argued Monday against the wording of a peace bond proposed by federal prosecutors.

Tailleur said the conditions are too extreme, are unconstitutional and are impacting many aspects of Driver's life, including his ability to get a job.

Driver was released from custody in June and has to comply with 18 different conditions, including wearing a GPS tracking device. …

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