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Reservist who rammed Rideau Hall with truck to ‘arrest’ Trudeau released on day parole

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A former Canadian Army reservist has been granted parole just over two years after crashing a truck through a Canadian gate. Rideau Hall Confrontation with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with a firearm.

According to records published in Global News on Tuesday, Canadian Parole Board agreed to release Corey Haren I even allowed myself to go to a halfway house in an unnamed city and “leave the privilege.”

A 48-year-old former Canadian ranger was ordered to get a job, receive counseling and take prescribed medication. Dayparole was allowed for 6 months. His parole application was denied.

“It is the opinion of the Commission that parole does not pose undue risk to society and that release contributes to the protection of society by facilitating reintegration as law-abiding citizens,” said the Commissioner. The meeting wrote in November. 16 Ruling.

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The prime minister’s office declined to comment.

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In the early hours of July 2, 2020, fueled by COVID-19 conspiracy theories and outrage over gun control, Hallen drove a pickup truck from Manitoba and crashed into a pedestrian gate at Rideau Hall.

Armed with two shotguns and a semi-automatic rifle, he abandoned his car and went in search of the prime minister. The judge called it “a politically motivated armed attack aimed at intimidating Canada’s elected government.”

On March 10, 2021, Haren was sentenced to six years in prison on eight counts. At the time, an Ontario judge said he had not repented or abandoned the conspiracy theory, creating an “ongoing danger.”

But just 20 months later, he has already been granted parole. The decision identified Frenn as Metis and said that as an Indigenous criminal, the loss of his culture was a necessary factor in the parole decision.

In its ruling on page nine, the parole board said, “Generational influences and other systemic factors affect indigenous peoples and may be related to your particular criminal conduct. An edited copy was obtained by Global News.

Signs along the wall surrounding Rideau Hall, January 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld.

The decision was made against objections from the Canadian Correctional Service, which claimed Haren had shown “limited insight and remorse” and had not learned to deal with the stresses he faced after his release.

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The CSC also hoped the board would impose an internet ban to keep Hurren away from conspiracy theories, but parole officials refused to do so, saying, “How much our society depends on the internet? Considering that, it is very troublesome.”

“The Board must make the least restrictive decisions consistent with the protection of society, and the Board must ensure that such conditions are reasonable and necessary between your Internet access and crime. We don’t think it’s relevant enough,” the decision read.

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The government’s Center for Integrated Terrorism Assessment classified the incident as an “act of violence” of ideologically motivated violent extremism involving uniformed officials.

After breaking through the Thomas Gate at Rideau Hall, Hallen abandoned the pickup and continued on foot with three guns, hoping to disturb the Prime Minister while he was giving a press conference.

A handwritten note Hallen left in the truck read, “I am afraid of Canada’s future and that it is now under a communist dictatorship.” He also mentioned a “firearms ban” and a “county bankruptcy.”

Hallen was soon confronted by RCMP officers and, during a 90-minute armed standoff, told police he was upset about firearms and COVID-19 restrictions and wanted to arrest Trudeau.

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A search of his phone found material on a COVID-19 conspiracy theory that falsely claimed that the COVID-19 pandemic was planned and that the prime minister’s response “equals communism.”

Expert reports said Haren had no psychotic disorder or signs of substance abuse or post-traumatic stress disorder, but he was depressed. After the business failed, he was struggling financially.

He decides to drive to Ottawa after receiving a call about the truck being remanded.

An RCMP map showing the stages of Corey Hurren’s armed attack at Rideau Hall on July 2, 2020.


He pleaded guilty on February 5, 2021 and was sentenced to five years in prison. Additionally, he was sentenced to one year in prison as he was in custody awaiting trial.

The ruling acknowledged Haren was depressed, but the judge said his political views and conspiracy theories were his motives, and he has yet to admit they were wrong.

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The judge also said there were no indications that Mr. Haren admitted to “unlawful use of force to express his political views.” He has not heard from Mr. Haren any recognition that he admits what he did was wrong. “

However, the parole board’s ruling said that Haren “turned a profit” while in prison and began addressing his mental health and emotional problems partially with medication.

“Your parole officer believes you have not expressed remorse for your transgression, but it was clear to the board that you believed what you did was wrong.”

“You said it was a bad decision. I’m sorry for the damage you caused.”

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The National Capital Board, which manages the Rideau Hall building and grounds, filed a $350,000 lawsuit against Hallen in June, according to the Ontario Superior Court.

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