2 edition of Québec, Canada and the October crisis found in the catalog.
Québec, Canada and the October crisis
|Statement||edited by Dan Daniels|
|Series||Black Rose Books, no. D9|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||124|
The October Crisis A radical Quebec group raises the stakes on separation and Ottawa invokes the War Measures Act In the fall of , Canada was plunged into its worst crisis since the Second. The October Crisis in Canada Witness History When French-speaking separatists in the Canadian province of Quebec turned violent, Canada's government called the army onto the streets.
About the Book Author Will Ferguson has lived and worked in every region of Canada, from the Okanagan Valley of BC to the farmlands of rural Quebec, from Saskatoon to southern Ontario, from Manitoba to PEI. He is the author of several bestselling books on Canadian history and culture, including the Leacock Medal for Humour-winning Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw (a travel memoir), and Bastards. It is commonly said the October Crisis is unique in that the War Measures Act was used in a time of peace. This, however, misses the purpose and function of such extra-constitutional executive powers in Canada and other western democracies: namely, to ensure conformity when dissent and debate is most dangerous to state power, albeit most necessary.
Troops on the streets of Montreal during the October Crisis. MONTREAL GAZETTE FILE PHOTO A carload of suspected separatists, shaking their fists, are brought into a police station on Oct. 16, , as soldiers and police joined forces to strike swiftly in raids on the south and north sides of Montreal, making arrests in separatist areas under the extended provisions of the War Measures Act. In October , events took place in Canada that would draw the attention of the entire world. For the first time in its history as a country, terrorism would be brought right to the doorstep of the Canadian government by a radical left-wing organization called the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ).Author: B Mitchell.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Québec, Canada, and the October crisis. Montréal: Black Rose Books, (OCoLC) Tetley's book is highly readable, covering the crisis with a concentration on the players inside Quebec. While it gives a great overview of the Federal government and it's proactions and reactions to it, the undoubtedly center players here are Rene Levesque, the Bloc Canada and the October crisis book.
The October Crisis began 5 October with the kidnapping of James CROSS, the British trade commissioner in Montréal, by members of the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ).
It rapidly devolved into the most serious terrorist act carried out on Canadian soil after another official, Minister of Immigration and Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte, was kidnapped and killed.
The book is a much-expanded version of a feature story Jenish wrote in for Legion magazine on the fortieth anniversary of the October Crisis.
As with that article, the book has the benefit of an exceptional living witness to bring readers as close to the scene as you’d want to get: Montreal police officer Robert Côté, a key member and.
The Making of the October Crisis is a book that finally gives a complete, well-rounded, factual account of one of the most darkest times in modern Canadian history, and the seven-and-a-half violent years that led up to October Crisis, from every bombing and robbery that took place, to the origins of the FLQ, to the all the major figures on both.
Feb 4, - Explore erikbrownell's board "October Crisis" on Pinterest. See more ideas about October crisis, Canadian history and Montreal pins. The October Crisis (French: Crise d'Octobre) occurred in October in the province of Quebec in Canada, mainly in the Montreal metropolitan s of the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) kidnapped the provincial Deputy Premier Pierre Laporte and British diplomat James response, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau invoked the only peacetime use of the War Measures on: Quebec, Greater Montreal area.
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The Making of the October Crisis: Canada’s Long Nightmare of Terrorism at the Hands of the FLQ. By D’Arcy Jenish. Doubleday Canada, pagesAuthor: Tu Thanh Ha. The Front de libération du Québec (FLQ; "Quebec Liberation Front"; French pronunciation: [fʁɔ̃ d libeʁasjɔ̃ dy kebɛk]) was a separatist and Marxist-Leninist terrorist and paramilitary group in Quebec.
Founded in the early s, it was a militant part of the Quebec sovereignty conducted a number of attacks between andwhich totalled over violent incidents Country: Canada. The October Crisis (French: La crise d'octobre) was a series of events triggered by two kidnappings of government officials by members of the Front de.
The October Crisis began with the kidnappings of James Cross and Pierre Laporte by the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) in October It has since been the subject of intense debate in the media and in academic and political circles. On October 16 and beyond, take a moment to remember the October Crisis and the first peacetime implementation of the War Measures Act in Canada on Octo following the kidnapping of British Trade Commissioner James Cross and Québec Labour Minister Pierre Laporte on October 5, and Octo respectively by the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ).
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Québec, Canada, and the October crisis by Dan Daniels (Book) Not much glory: quelling the F.L.Q. by D. G Loomis (Book) Days of rage by Herman Buller (Book). The October Crisis FLQ bombing attacks intensified in and early The targets now included American-owned businesses; the homes and offices of elected and non-elected civic officials (including the City of Montreal Mayor Jean Drapeau, ); a traditionalist nationalist organization (the Sherbrooke Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste); and businesses engaged in labour : John Douglas Belshaw.
The October Crisis occurred in October in the province of Quebec in Canada. Members of the Front de Libération du Quebec (FLQ) kidnapped the cabinet member Pierre Laporte and the British Trade Commissioner James Cross.
The FLQ, a terrorist organization founded in the early ’s, was a paramilitary faction of the Quebec sovereignty movement [ ]. Name given to the events that occurred in Quebec in he fall of On October, 5 of that year, British Trade Commissioner, James Cross, was kidnapped by the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ) and the government of Quebec was presented with a set of demands in return for.
The history of the October Crisis is intimately linked with Quebec’s Quiet Revolution. After almost a generation of rule by the autocratic Premier Maurice Duplessis (, ) — who once claimed that the Bible provided the only necessary protection against discrimination — the Liberal Party of Quebec ushered in a new era when it.
Analysis of the October Crisis in Quebec. Analysis of the October Crisis in Quebec The most extreme separatists in Quebec had never believed in democratic methods to solve the problem.
The y wanted separation right away and would do anything they could to get that. Inher book, Vivre avec les hommes: un nouveau partage (Québec-Amérique) won the Readers' Award at the Salon du livre de Montréal.
Inshe published Chroniques politiques (Boréal.RCMP Intelligence and the October Crisis", was published in the venerable Queen’s Quarterly in the Summer of [pp. ]. This work was the first to shed new light on the issue for quite some time.The Making of the October Crisis is a book that finally gives a complete, well-rounded, factual account of one of the darkest times in modern Canadian history." — Montreal Times "In these times of severe hate and violence in the United States, D'Arcy Jenish's The Making of the October Crisis is a stern reminder that we are not immune to /5(6).