January 27, 1960
Incident Successful: Yes
Location: Glade, British Columbia Canada
Event Type: Bombing/Explosion
Weapon Type(s): Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite (Unknown Explosive Type)
Organization Type: Religious,
Suicide Attack: No
Doubt Terror: No
1- Utilities(Electrical transformers/substations/ power lines)
Canadian Target: Yes
By foreigners against foreign target(s) in Canada:
Victims: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Perpetrators: 0 fatalities, 0 injuries
Description: "01/27/1960: Employees of the West Kootenay Light and Power Co. discovered a power pole a quarter mile West of Glade that had been blasted at its base by an explosive charge. Investigations found that the blast occurred shortly after midnight, on the morning of the 27th. The bomb had an electronic detonator."
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."