Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
Perpetrators: Klu Klux Klan (KKK)
Event Type: Armed Assault
Weapon Type(s): Chemical
Organization Type: Supremacist,
Suicide Attack: No
1- Private Citizens & Property(Race/Ethnicity Identified)
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 1 injuries
Perpetrators: 2 involved, 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "10/00/1979: A white male and female punched a black male in a Toronto subway station and sprayed tear gas in his face, temporarily blinding him. They also verbally abused his white companion. The attackers were found to have Ku Klux Klan cards on them when police arrested them. The two were convicted of assault and possession of a prohibited weapon. "
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. 414."
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. 163"
3) RWVIC p. 106