Quebec government – offensive operations Paris

Quebec government - offensive operations Paris
Quebec intension to begin offensive operation in Paris

The document is a page of the notes the Director General of the RCMP Security Service, John Starnes, drafted in preparation before testifying before the McDonald Commission. The note at the top of the page, my highlighting in orange, reads:

file 937-7821- Quebec gov’t intention start offensive ops in Paris. Frigon & Neron. Joe Ferraris.

At 12:00 pm on the 17th of March, 1971, Director General of the RCMP Security Service, John Starnes; RCMP Inspector and Director of “G” Branch Joseph Ferraris; head of CAD (Centre d’analyse et de données), Gerard Frigon; Director of CAD Gilles Neron; and, External Affairs Assistant Under-Secretary Andre BISSONETTE. Frigon & Neron. Joe Ferraris” `[i] STARNES note probably linked: “file D 937-7821 – Quebec gov’t intention – start offensive ops in Paris FERRARIS meet at Rideau Gate.[ii] Object was BOURASSA’s security during upcoming visit to Europe.[iii]

Quebec government - offensive operations Paris
Rideau Gate

[i] MG 31, E. 56, vol. 2, file 2.22 , RCMP Security Service Notes.

[ii].  STARNES diary. FERRARIS also present (My interview of FERRARIS. 

[iii]. Interview FERRARIS.

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