The implementation of the War Measures Act on Oct. 11 days after the kidnapping of James Cross and the day before Pierre Laporte was found dead in the trunk of a car by the FLQ. Know as the October Crisis.
Soldiers line a Montreal street in 1970 at the time of the October Crisis. The rise of separatism coincided with a wave of protest sweeping the western world, including the civil rights and anti-Vietnam War movements, Jack Jedwab says. AUSSIE WHITING / MONTREAL GAZETTE
October Crisis - The Complete Story - Canadian History Powerpoint
The above picture of the body of Quebec labour minister Pierre Laporte in the trunk of a car was one which shocked the normally-aplomb nation to its core. On Oct. 17, 1970, a week after he was being kidnapped by the terrorist group Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ) during the October Crisis, Laporte’s body was found at the St. Hubert Airport south of Montreal.
CBC Digital Archives - The October Crisis: Civil Liberties Suspended - Pierre Trudeau says 'Just watch me' during October Crisis
October Crisis. FLQ. 1970. A pivotal player in Quebec's 1970 October Crisis, Paul Rose was convicted of cabinet minister Pierre Laporte's murder and sentenced to life in prison. Rose died on March 14, 2013