'PROFUNC' (1950-1983) Canadian Communists.

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'PROFUNC' (1950-1983) Canadian Communists.

Christopher Furlotte
Christopher Furlotte

November 27th, 2016, 10:23 pm #1

Thought to post this interesting story of a former top secret plan by the the Govt of Canada,during the cold war era to intern Canadians citizens who involvement or sympathize with the Canadian communist party from 1950-1983 era. The RCMP along with the Canadian Penitentiary Services would have carried out this operation in the event of world war three during the cold war tensions from this period. During the October Crisis of 1970, Communist sympathizers were also arrested in mass by the Police("The Sureté du Québec provincial police")and Montreal Police Force.

A few links on this relatively unknown topic.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PROFUNC

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart_Wood

http://profunc.ca/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Kaplan

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/ ... s-1.962421

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Front_de_ ... u%C3%A9bec

"Enemies Of The State" (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

http://www.cbc.ca/fifth/episodes/2010-2 ... -the-state

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January 4th, 2017, 9:00 pm #2

Several interesting articles on counter-intelligence activities involving the RCMP Security Services during the cold war era when the threat of Soviet influence, and spies and moles within the security services was greatly fear among western allies in NATO. Operation Feather bed was one such operation and it was searching for any evidence of communist intrigue among our political elected officials during the 1950`s to 1970`s. On another such operation ie,Operation Gridiron, went badly array, and during the investigation of Mr Leslie James Bennett who, previously had worked with British signals intelligence during the war and later transferred to the RCMP as a civilian employee for intelligence work in the 1950`s. His reputation and career was destroyed on flawed evidence and the stress and loss of marriage, he took early retirement and moved to Australia. He was later proved innocent and the govt of Canada offered financial compensation for service rendered.



http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/pol ... cle535189/


http://www.canadianmysteries.ca/sites/n ... 080en.html


http://community.seattletimes.nwsource. ... ug=1716072


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_James_Bennett

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilles_G._Brunet

https://intelnews.org/2015/07/03/01-1728/

https://www.amazon.ca/Shattered-Illusio ... 1442269146 (New Book) on Soviet espionage operating in Canada.
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