Fifteen years after his first number one, the world is finally ready to accept him on his own terms.
While nearly 40 percent of Canadians see former Guantanamo prisoner Khadr as a child soldier, about one in four still consider him a terrorist.
Political analyst Jérôme Sainte-Marie fears the Charlie Hebdo murders will see racist and xenophobic attitudes go mainstream.
"Absolutely. That's the best news of my morning."