Subseries 6 - October Crisis and the War Measures Act

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UTA 1287-13-6

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October Crisis and the War Measures Act

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  • 1970-1971 (Creation)

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0.03 m of textual records

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Subseries consists of records documenting Dr. Ursula and Fred Franklin’s responses to the October Crisis, and specifically the enacting of the War Measures Act by Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau in October 1970. Records include a brochure, news clippings, press releases and submissions to the government from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. Records also include telegrams, correspondence and drafts of letters with party leaders, including Pierre Trudeau, Tommy Douglas, and Robert Stanfield, as well as correspondence with the CBC regarding concerns about their coverage of the events.

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See also: A file on VOW’s reaction to the War Measures Act can be found in Subseries 4 (B1996-0004/039(08))

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B2015-0005/060(17)-(21)

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