50th anniversary of the October Crisis - Part 1


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Photo: Courtesy of the Collection patrimoniale de la Sûreté du Québec

The Service de Police de Montréal circulated this notice in the days following the kidnapping of James R. Cross on Oct. 5, 1970.

Fifty years ago, the front-page headline of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph’s Oct. 5 issue blared, “Mtl Kidnapping of UK Diplomat” and a national crisis began to unfold daily in its columns.