October Crisis

October Crisis

Book - 2014
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During October, 1970, a group of terrorists known as the Front de Libération du Quebec (FLQ) kidnapped two politicians in an attemp to extort money and to gain the release of government prisoners. Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau imposed the War Measures Act to try to stop the group. In the end, one of the kidnap victims was killed and the other rescued. The October Crises helped shape Canada, Quebec, and their relationship with each other.
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta :, Weigl,, [2014].
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781770712805
Characteristics: 32 pages :,illustrations (some coloured), coloured map, portraits ;,26 cm.


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