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October Crisis. Trudeau 1970. Small group of radical separatists, the FLQ (Front de Liberation du Quebec) carried out bombings in cities, of symbols associated with British imperialism and the federal government (ie mail boxes). October Crisis.

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october crisis

October Crisis

Trudeau 1970

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Small group of radical separatists, the FLQ (Front de Liberation du Quebec) carried out bombings in cities, of symbols associated with British imperialism and the federal government (ie mail boxes)October Crisis
october crisis continued
October 5, 1970 FLQ kidnapped James Cross, a British diplomat.

Demanded

$500,000

T.V and radio broadcast time

Safe passage out of Canada

release of imprisoned FLQ members

October Crisis continued
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October Crisis
  • FLQ expected other Quebecers to support them
  • Instead, Quebecers were numb with sock, having never expected terrorism in Canada, and did NOT support them
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October Crisis continued – Oct 10
  • 5 days later, Pierre Laporte, Quebec Minister of Justice was kidnapped
  • Quebec went into a near panic
  • Quebec Premier, Robert Bourassa asked the federal government for help – Oct 15.
  • Pierre Trudeau (Prime Minister) asked parliament to proclaim the War Measures Act
  • War Measures Act –Implemented Oct 16, 1970
october crisis continued october 17
FLQ announces Pierre Laporte has been executed. Pierre Laporte’s body was found in an abandoned car, Oct 17

One of his kidnappers / murders was caught on Nov 6th

The remainder were caught on December 28

James Cross was released on Dec 3rd

The kidnappers were flown to Cuba

October Crisis continued - October 17

Bernard Lortie (charged with kidnapping and

Murder of Laporte) leaving the court building

october crisis wrap up
James Cross is released (60 days hostage) after negotiations with FLQ, on Dec 3rd

5 known FLQ members given safe passage to Cuba on Dec 3rd

Remaining members are arrested on Dec 28

October Crisis wrap-up

FLQ cell responsible for the kidnappings,

and murder of Pierre Laporte

quebec response
FLQ had failed

Terrorist approach was too radical and unacceptable to Quebecers

The Separatist movement would use the legal democratic process

Rene Levesque

Founder of the Parti Quebecois

Quebec Response