Recordings played in Via terror trial suggest plotters pursued pipe dream with serious intent

“…At times, perhaps even most of the time, an alleged plot to strike jihadi terror into the heart of Canada sounded more like a fanciful pipe-dream by its primary architect than a coherent scheme to cause mass carnage.

Which doesn’t mean that the purported plot — in fact, a trio of ambitious plots, as revealed in secretly recorded audiotapes — had absolutely no hope of success.”