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Following the dramatic chain of events that occurred in the wake of the 1970 terrorist kidnappings of two high-ranking Canadian officials by the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ).
7 Episodes 2006 - 2006
In Montreal, British trade commissioner James Cross (R.H. Thomson) is kidnapped from his home by the Front de Libération du Québec (FLQ), headed by Jacques Lanctôt (Mathieu Grondin).
The separatists gain support at campuses and in the streets, thanks to the efforts of activists such as Christine; the FLQ Manifesto is read on Radio Canada.
Another FLQ deadline expires; Quebec's Minister of Labour Pierre Laporte is kidnapped by the Chenier cell.
Demonstrations manifest at the Paul Sauvé Arena in support of the FLQ; the War Measures Act is invoked by the federal government.
The world is stunned by the assassination of Pierre Laporte, Quebec's labor minister.
Christine becomes an informant for the police. Also: Lortie is captured, but the police miss a chance to apprehend Simard and the Rose brothers.
James Cross is set free, and the Liberation Cell is allowed a safe passage to Cuba.