July 02, 1960 04:30
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Grand Forks, British Columbia Canada
Event Type: Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Weapon Type(s): Incendiary (Arson/Fire)
Organization Type: Religious,
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: No
1- Religious Figures/Institutions(Affiliated Institutions)
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "07/02/1960: An Orthodox Doukhobor Community Hall in Grand Forks was set on fire, causing $7,000 damage; the arson occurred between 4:30 a.m. and 5:15 a.m. Townspeople responded to the fire and extinguished it before the building was razed."
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. 197."
2) "Ross, Jeffrey I. (1992). ATIC IV: Chronology of Domestic and International Terrorist Events in Canada, 1960-1990. Montreal, Qc: International Centre for Comparative Criminology. p. 2"