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The aftermath of the Quebec mosque shooting

CBC reporter Catou MacKinnon on the aftermath of the 2017 Quebec mosque shooting, and what's at stake with the sentencing of Alexandre Bissonnette, the man responsible.
Alexandre Bissonnette, seen here on February 21, 2017, will find out today whether he will ever be eligible for parole. In March last year, Bissonnette pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree murder and six counts of attempted murder, and received an automatic life sentence. (Mathieu Belanger/Canadian Press)

 "I can't even venture to guess how long it'll take for people to feel safe again." CBC reporter Catou MacKinnon covered the shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City on January 29, 2017. Alexandre Bissonnette pleaded guilty to six counts of first degree murder and six counts of attempted murder. Ahead of his sentencing, Catou tells host Jayme Poisson about the lasting impact the incident has had on the Muslim community in Quebec City's Sainte-Foy neighbourhood.

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