This weekend no story garnered more attention Omar Khadr's return to Canada.
The 26-year-old had spent the last 10 years in Guantanamo Bay, serving out his sentence for war crimes.
After a multi-year effort to bring him home, Khadr arrived in Canada on an early Saturday morning flight from Cuba. He was quickly transported to Millhaven Institution, a maximum-security prison in Bath, Ontario.
Naturally, his presence on Canadian soil has sparked a deluge of opinions, with critics decrying the repatriation of a "convicted terrorist," while supporters have applauded the move, pointing out his right as a Canadian citizen to complete his sentence here.
Other arguments plead that Khadr should be treated as a "war child," and handled with the appropriate legal protocol.
But after a near decade in the U.S. naval base prison, many are also wondering how Khadr will adapt to his new environment.
The Globe and Mail managed to secure a few details from the prisoner's lawyer, Brydie Bethell.
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"He is as relieved as he is in disbelief. He thinks at some point he's going to wake up from his dream," Bell told the paper.
"He wants to do what is required of him… The conditions were harsh where he was, but he at least knew the rules and he knew what to expect," she added.
So far, the Globe notes, Khadr has taken to reading a new novel. He is under lockdown for 23 hours of the day and has no access to pen or paper.
Khadr will remain at Millhaven until his case gets assessed and authorities figure out what to do next.
And as the National Post reports, that "next" could soon include parole.
Khadr's co-counsel, John Norris, told the paper he believes Khadr could be eligible as early as next spring.
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"We think he's an excellent candidate…. He is not a management risk at all," Norris told the Post, adding that he had been a "model inmate" with a "thirst for knowledge and "ability to get along with people."
In the meantime, Khadr will work on completing his education. The paper notes he is studying via correspondence with a tutor out of Edmonton.
"The priority right now is his education. To continue his education, to continue to pursue it in the community once he's released. And then to develop a skill and a profession," Norris said.