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Updated: 6/20/2020
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  • The October Crisis of 1970
  • Canada Into Two
  • The October Crisis of 1970
  • Rest of Canada
  • We are one country
  • We want Independence
  • Quebec
  • The Crisis Begins: October 5
  • You are coming with us!
  • By: Sahij K
  • October 8
  • We Demand
  • Release of political prisoners
  • Publication of FLQ manifesto
  • Transportatio-n to Cuba or Algeria
  • $500,000 in gold bars
  • October 10
  • You are coming with us!
  • The tension between Canada and Quebec reached a crisis in October of 1970.The FLQ (Front de Liberation du Quebec) resorted to terrorism an effort to bring Quebec closer to independence.
  • AHH! Someone HELP!
  • October 12
  • Watch every corner every room and protect every single person
  • Two men arrived at the Montreal home of British TradeCommissioner, James Cross. The two men kidnapped Cross from his home.The kidnappers are identified as members of the FLQ.
  • YES! SIR!
  • They demand:Release of political prisoners, Publication of FLQ manifestoTransportation to Cuba or Algeria, $500,000 in gold barsThe government refused the demands of the FLQ,
  • Four armed men arrived at theMontreal home of Pierre Laporte, the Quebec Labour Minister and the Number 2 man in Quebec, and kidnapped him.
  • Stop screaming or else
  • Federal troops took up position in Ottawa to protectgovernment officials and buildings.