Terrorism in Canada

The Canadian government has banned more than 50 terrorist organizations. These include Al Qaeda, the Armed Islamic Group, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA), Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the...
Air India Flight 182
Air India Flight 182 was an Air India flight operating on the Montreal, Canada–London, UK –Delhi, India route. On 23 June 1985, this Boeing 747-237B (c/n 21473/330, registration VT-EFO) was destroyed ...
Air India Flight 182 - Wikipedia
Front de libération du Québec
The Front de libération du Québec (FLQ; English: Quebec Liberation Front) was a separatist and Marxist-Leninist paramilitary group in Quebec. Founded in the early 1960s, it militantly supported th...
Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act
The Canadian Anti-terrorism Act was passed by the Liberal government of Canada in response to the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States. It received Royal Assent on December 18, 2001, as Bi...
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM; Arabic: تنظيم القاعدة في بلاد المغرب الإسلامي‎ Tanẓīm al-Qā‘idah fī Bilād al-Maghrib al-Islāmī) is an Islamist militant organization which aims to over...
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb - Wikipedia
Pierre Laporte
Pierre Laporte (25 February 1921 – 17 October 1970) was a Canadian lawyer, journalist and politician who was the Deputy Premier and Minister of Labour of the province of Quebec before being kidn...
Pierre Laporte - Wikipedia
Northstar
Northstar (Jean-Paul Beaubier) is a fictional character, a superhero who appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is the twin brother of Aurora. Through his mutation, Northstar gains supe...
Northstar - Wikipedia
PROFUNC
PROFUNC (1950–1983), which stands for "PROminent FUNCtionaries of the communist party", was a Government of Canada top secret plan to identify and intern Canadian communists and crypto-communists duri...
PROFUNC - Wikipedia
Georges Schoeters
George Schoeters (22 April 1930 – 26 May 1994) was one of the founders and a leader of the Quebec Liberation Front (FLQ) terrorist group in 1963. During World War II, Schoeter worked as a courier for ...
Ted Finn
Thomas D'Arcy "Ted" Finn (c. 1939 – December 20, 2007) was the first director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), serving from 1984 until 1987. He "resigned in disgrace" after it was...
Hamas
Hamas (Arabic: حماس‎ Ḥamās, an acronym of حركة المقاومة الاسلامية Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-ʾIslāmiyyah Islamic Resistance Movement) is a Palestinian Islamic organization, with an associated ...
Hamas - Wikipedia
Glyn Berry
Glyn Raymond Berry (June 14, 1946 – January 15, 2006) was a Canadian diplomat killed in a car bomb attack in Afghanistan. He was the first Canadian diplomat to be killed while on duty in Afghanistan. ...
Garnet Bailey
Garnet Edward "Ace" Bailey (June 13, 1948 – September 11, 2001) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and scout who was a member of Stanley Cup and Memorial Cup winning teams. He died at age o...
Garnet Bailey - Wikipedia
The Revolution Script
The Revolution Script (1971) is a fictionalised account by Northern Irish-Canadian novelist Brian Moore of key events in Quebec's October Crisis – the kidnapping by the Quebec Liberation Front of Jame...
The Revolution Script - Wikipedia
October Crisis
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 libération du Québec (FLQ) during October 197...
October Crisis - Wikipedia
Tara Singh Hayer
Tara Singh Hayer, OBC (November 15, 1936 – November 18, 1998) was an Indo-Canadian newspaper publisher who was murdered.
Hayer was born in Paddi Jagir, a small village in Punjab, India. He emigrat...
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP; Arabic: تنظيم القاعدة في جزيرة العرب‎, Tanẓīm al-Qā‘idah fī Jazīrat al-‘Arab, "al-Qaeda Organization in the Arabian Peninsula"; تنظيم قاعدة الجهاد في...
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula - Wikipedia
James S. Warren
James S. Warren was the director of the counter-terrorism branch of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) in 1985 at the time of the Air India bombing. Mel Deschenes is alternatingly refer...
Gillian Clark (aid worker)
Gillian M. Clark (1956? – August 19, 2003) was a Canadian aid worker who was killed in the Canal Hotel bombing in Iraq. Ms. Clark was working for the Christian Children's Fund (CCF) at the time....
National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism
The National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism is marked every year on June 23 in Canada to mark the anniversary of the bombing of Air India Flight 182 off the coast of Ireland.On this day, ...
Kootenay Lake Crossing
Kootenay Lake Crossing was a powerline crossing of Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, Canada. The idea was to move electricity from the Hydro dam on the Kootenay Riverat Brilliant to the Cominco Sulliva...
Ian Josephson
A Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Ian Josephson gained national attention overseeing the trial of two persons accused of bombing Air India Flight 182, the largest mass-murder in Cana...
David B. Harris
David B. Harris is a Canadian lawyer. He is a former contractor with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service where he served as a senior manager between 1988-1990. Now working as a consultant, he...
United Talmud Torahs of Montreal
United Talmud Torahs of Montreal (Hebrew: בתי תלמוד תורה‎) is a private coed Jewish day school system that includes an elementary (United Talmud Torah) and a high school (Herzliah High Schoo...
United Talmud Torahs of Montreal - Wikipedia
Project Thread
Project Thread was a Canadian police operation that resulted in the arrest of 24 immigrants in the Greater Toronto Area in 2003 amidst incorrect allegations they formed a threat to national security, ...