Adil Charkaoui's Arabic school contract was reinstated by Collège de Maisonneuve Wednesday after the Montreal school discovered it didn't have legal authority to suspend classes.

Charkaoui, a Muslim who owns and runs the École des compagnons out of four classrooms rented from Collège de Maisonneuve, has been linked to a group of seven people, including five CEGEP students, who left to join jihadists in Syria.

After reports surfaced in late February that at least one of Charkaoui's students was suspected of travelling to Syria, school officials suspended his contract.

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