The Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) kidnaps James Cross in Montreal and demands release of all its imprisoned members. The next day the Canadian government announces it will not meet the demand, beginning Quebec's October Crisis.

The Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) kidnaps James Cross in Montreal and demands release of all its imprisoned members. The next day the Canadian government announces it will not meet the demand, beginning Quebec's October Crisis.

The Cuban Missile Crisis in review...

The Cuban Missile Crisis in review...

The October Crisis began 5 October 1970 with the kidnapping of James CROSS, the British trade commissioner in Montréal, by members of the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ).

The October Crisis began 5 October 1970 with the kidnapping of James CROSS, the British trade commissioner in Montréal, by members of the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ).

Canada A People's History from CBC - videos are not available here, but can be found on Youtube... waiting until the kids are a little older to appreciate these.

Canada A People's History from CBC - videos are not available here, but can be found on Youtube... waiting until the kids are a little older to appreciate these.

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's October 7, 1970 speech to the nation about the Front de libération du Québec and the awakening October Crisis in Quebec.

Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau's October 7, 1970 speech to the nation about the Front de libération du Québec and the awakening October Crisis in Quebec.

What You Need to Know About the World's Water (Infographic)

What You Need to Know About the World's Water (Infographic)

Other Infographics - Water Infographic. The Global Water Crisis. The Global Water Crisis: The Invisible Threat Humanity's Future.

The Cuban missile crisis is known as the October crisis in Cuba and the Caribbean crisis. It was a confrontation in October 1962 between the Soviet Union and Cuba. It is generally regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to turning into a nuclear conflict.

The Cuban missile crisis is known as the October crisis in Cuba and the Caribbean crisis. It was a confrontation in October 1962 between the Soviet Union and Cuba. It is generally regarded as the moment in which the Cold War came closest to turning into a nuclear conflict.

CBC Digital Archives - The October Crisis: Civil Liberties Suspended - 1970: Pierre Trudeau says 'Just watch me' during October Crisis

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CBC Digital Archives - The October Crisis: Civil Liberties Suspended - 1970: Pierre Trudeau says 'Just watch me' during October Crisis

Soldiers in the streets of Montreal - October crisis - québécois terrorists

Soldiers in the streets of Montreal - October crisis - québécois terrorists

British trade commissioner James Cross, kidnapped by the Front de libération du Québec on October 5,  1970, precipitating the October Crisis in Quebec.

British trade commissioner James Cross, kidnapped by the Front de libération du Québec on October 5, 1970, precipitating the October Crisis in Quebec.

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