January 30, 2017 4:06 am
Updated: January 30, 2017 4:07 am

Canadian terrorist incidents: a timeline

‘Quebec City today has been hit by terrorism:’ Quebec premier on tragic mosque shooting


Here is a list of terrorist attacks and incidents in Canada:

Jan. 29, 2017: Six dead and eight injured after shooting incident at a Quebec City mosque. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard call it a terrorist attack.

Police survey the scene of a shooting at a Quebec City mosque on Sunday January 29, 2017.



Aug. 10, 2016: Police shoot and kill terror suspect Aaron Driver in Strathroy, Ont., after he made a video that suggested he was planning to detonate a homemade bomb in a Canadian urban centre during morning or afternoon rush hour. Driver detonated an explosive device in a taxi cab before police killed him.

Aaron Driver switches off his video camera in a screen capture of a recording seen during a press conference for what the RCMP are calling a terrorism incident, in Strathroy, Ontario yesterday, on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 in Ottawa.




Oct. 22, 2014: Parliament Hill security and police shoot and kill Michael Zehaf-Bibeau after he killed Canadian soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial and then stormed the Parliament Buildings.

A member of the Canadian Forces salutes as he passes in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2015. A ceremony will be held Thursday to mark the one year anniversary of a shooting at the memorial which killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.



Oct. 20, 2014: Quebec police shoot and kill Martin Couture-Rouleau after he threatens female officer with a knife. Couture-Rouleau was wanted for running down warrant officer Patrice Vincent and another soldier in Saint Jean sur Richelieu. Vincent died of his injuries.

A Canadian flag flies outside the church prior to the funeral of warrant officer Patrice Vincent in Longueuil, Que., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.


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