Who was Aaron Driver? What we know so far about man killed after standoff in Strathroy

August 11, 2016 6:55 PM

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Who was Aaron Driver? What we know so far about man killed after standoff in Strathroy

Before he was killed Wednesday in a police operation, Aaron Driver, the son of an Canadian Forces corporal, was well-known to authorities as a staunch Islamic State supporter. Court documents and previous reports shed some light on the 24-year-old man who RCMP say was at the centre of a foiled terrorism plot.

Published reports from when he was first arrested in June, 2015, suggest Mr. Driver posted messages on social media that praised terrorist activities including the attack on Parliament Hill in October, 2014, by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Those messages were enough to catch the attention of authorities, w...

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