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List of massacres in Canada

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This is a list of events in Canada for which one of the commonly accepted names includes the word Massacres. Massacre is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as "the indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people or (less commonly) animals; carnage, butchery, slaughter in numbers". It also states that the term is used "in the names of certain massacres of history".Thomas W. Gallant definition of Massacres; deliberate slaughter of a large number of people in a violent way, especially when they cannot defend themselves. The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Canada and its predecessors. Some events in which numerous individuals were wounded are also included.

  • For Single perpetrator events and shooting sprees, see Lists of rampage killers and Category:Spree shootings in Canada
  • For School shootings, see Category:School shootings in Canada/Category:School killings in Canada
  • For North American Indian massacres, see List of Indian massacres.
  • For Terrorism, see Terrorism in Canada.
  • For Serial killers, see List of serial killers in Canada.
  • References

    List of massacres in Canada Wikipedia


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