Factbox: Canada’s worst mass shootings

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Sept 4 (Reuters) – Canadian police said on Sunday they were looking for two suspects who allegedly killed 10 people and injured at least 15 others in stabbing attacks in the province of Saskatchewan.

Police have named Damien Sanderson and Myles Sanderson as the two suspects and said they were last seen traveling in a black Nissan Rogue. Read more

Here are some of the biggest massacres in Canada:

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PORTAPIQUE, NOVA SCOTIA: April 2020 – A gunman who at one point posed as a police officer killed at least 16 people in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia during a 12-day rampage hours, in the country’s worst mass shooting of the modern era.

TORONTO, ONTARIO: July 2018 – A man walks down a busy Toronto street, shooting at restaurants at random. He killed two people and injured 13 before turning his gun on himself.

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC: January 2017 – A man opened fire during evening prayers at a mosque, killing six people and injuring five. Twelve others were treated for minor injuries.

LA LOCHE, SASKATCHEWAN: January 2016 – A student killed his two brothers at home before opening fire at a remote community high school, killing two others and injuring seven others.

CALGARY, Alberta, April 2014 – The son of a longtime member of the Calgary Police Force has been arrested after five people at a house party were stabbed to death.

EDMONTON, ALBERTA: December 2014 – A man killed eight people, including his wife, before killing himself.

MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK: June 2014 – A gunman killed three Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers and injured two others.

MAYERTHORPE, ALBERTA: March 2005: A man killed four RCMP officers who came to his home to execute a repossession warrant. The man then committed suicide.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO: April 1999 – A former employee of Ottawa’s transit service kills four co-workers and injures two others before committing suicide.

VERNON, BRITISH COLUMBIA: April 1996 – A man killed nine relatives gathered for the wedding of his estranged wife’s sister and injured two others before killing himself.

MONTREAL, QUEBEC: December 1989 – A gunman kills 14 students, all women, and injures 13 at the École Polytechnique before committing suicide.

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Compiled by Denny Thomas; Editing by Mark Porter

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