The political implications of repatriating Canadian ISIS fighters. Repatriating Canadian ISIS fighters, their wives, and children could be a political minefield for the Trudeau government. Expert says Canada should bring back wives, children of ISIS fighters |GLOBAL VOICES|AIWA! NO!|“I’m from the government of Canada. Do you want assistance from us?” “Yes,” Jack Letts replied. “If so, what kind?” “Please get me out of this place.” With that, a Canadian consular official began an hour-long online exchange with Letts, a British 22-year-old with Canadian citizenship who is imprisoned by Kurdish forces in Syria.