Authorities further allege that the suspect, Steven Vikash Chand, plotted to take over media outlets, including Canadian Broadcasting Corp., his attorney said after a brief hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice."
...the purported plot to take political leaders hostage and behead them if Muslim prisoners were not freed and Canada did not pull its 2,300 troops out of
Afghanistan added a chilling dimension to a case that has led U.S. authorities to toughen security along the border and unsettled Canada's large Muslim community. (source)
This whole mess brings two major issues to the forefront yet again: