Bomb threats to Quebec schools will be treated as "terrorist acts"

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Bomb threats to Quebec schools will be treated as "terrorist acts"

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On Tuesday morning, 71 schools in the province and in the Ottawa region were evacuated, closed or searched after receiving a threatening email from an anonymous mailer. ... 

Interim Quebec Security Minister Pierre Moreau said the note cited anger at teachers' unions and quality of education as the main motivations for the threats.

"The nature of the email is a threat that bombs would be placed in schools, CEGEPS and some school buses as well because they are opposed to the way the teachers in Quebec and Ontario are dealing with the students," said Moreau.

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Even though police have turned up nothing, Moreau said the threats would be investigated as a terrorist act.

"Because of the large population that is concerned by the threat, even though there would be nothing found in the search," Moreau said, "I think it would respond to the definition of a terrorist act, according to law."

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