John Nuttall is shown in this undated photo. He and Amanda Karody are pleading not guilty to charges of an attempt to blow up Victoria's legislature on Canada Day

Accused in B.C. terror case plead not guilty

Two accused in B.C. terror case plead not guilty at start of jury selection

  • Jan. 13, 2015 6:00 p.m.

By The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Two people accused in what the RCMP described as a plot to blow up the British Columbia legislature have both pleaded not guilty in a Vancouver court.

Jury selection began today for John Nuttall and Amanda Korody who are charged with knowingly facilitating a terrorist activity, conspiracy and making or possessing an explosive device.

They were arrested in July 2013 over accusations they planted pressure-cooker bombs on the grounds of the provincial legislature in Victoria on Canada Day.

More than 300 potential jurors showed up on the first day of jury selection, where 14 jurors will eventually be chosen.

Many of the details of the allegations are covered by a publication ban.

The trial is to begin Feb. 2 and is expected to last about 18 weeks.

Just Posted

Tent city resident just wants a home

Roving tent city has made its way to Central Saanich

Keating Elementary to get seismic upgrades, 4 new classrooms

Construction on $7.92 million project to begin in July

First Nations integral to North Saanich’s new addictions treatment facility

Pauquachin First Nation working with Homewood Health at former Dunsmuir Lodge site

Passengers bound for Victoria say Sunwing left them stranded in Abbotsford

Company says late arrival led to difficulties securing accommodation, transportation

Ladysmith marijuana producer bought by Aphria in $230M deal

Ontario licensed marijuana producer Aphria has reached an agreement to acquire Ladysmith-based… Continue reading

Sidney’s Salish Sea aquarium to close for maintenance

First extended closure for the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea since it opened in 2009

Injured parachutist wants stolen backpack back

Bag contained video of 2017 parachuting incident

Senior randomly stabbed in B.C. mall food court

Woman arrested after victim, 71, suffers serious injuries

B.C. Liberal hopefuls begin final leadership push

Five MLAs, one outsider pitch policies to party members

Victoria hits the road after weekend wins over Kamloops

Western Hockey League club in Portland on Wednesday night

UPDATED: ‘Young, innocent’ teen hit during Vancouver shootout dies

15-year-old Coquitlam boy was in a car driving by the scene

Ontario man charged with selling Canadian’s usernames and passwords

Ontario man ran site that peddled billions of pieces of personal data: RCMP

Video: B.C. documentary features Okanagan ice climbing

First documentary for Penticton filmmaker captures elusive Okanagan ice climbing

David Emerson quits lumber talks as legal action begins

Former federal minister served as B.C. softwood trade point man

Most Read