March 05, 1960
Incident Successful: No
Location: Castlegar, British Columbia Canada
Event Type: Bombing/Explosion
Weapon Type(s): Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite (Time Fuse)
Organization Type: Religious,
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: No
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "03/05/1960: Employees of Oglow Brothers Building and Supply Co. found what they believed to be an explosive device in a company lumber shed. A search by RCMP revealed a main charge of three sticks of dynamite, an alarm clock timer, and a battery power source complete with an electronic detonator. The device was defused and disposed of by police personnel."
References: 1) "Kellett, A., Beanlands, B., Deacon, J., Jeffrey, H., & Lapalme, C. (1991). Terrorism in Canada 1960-1989, User Report no. 1990-16. Ottawa: Solicitor General Canada, National Security Coordination Centre, Police and Security Branch. p. 195."