October 17, 1981
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Perpetrators: Klu Klux Klan (KKK)
Event Type: Threat
Weapon Type(s): Incendiary
Organization Type: Supremacist,
Suicide Attack: No
1- Private Citizens & Property(Public Areas (e.g., Public garden, parking lot, garage, beach, public buildings, camps))
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "10/17/1981: Approximately 30 Ku Klux Klan members held a cross burning on a beach near Marine Dr. in Surrey, B.C. Police raided the ceremony, checking individuals for criminal records and outstanding warrants; two rifles and a shotgun were seized."
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. 423."