On This Day in Canada’s History (October 24)     

On this day in Canada

Below are the major events that occurred in Canada’s history on this day, October 24:

  • 1988: Mike Bossy, the top scorer in the NHL and a prominent figure for the New York Islanders, retired from his hockey career.
Mike Bossy
Mike Bossy
  • 2006: Justice Rutherford, presiding over the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, made a significant ruling by striking down the “motive clause” in the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act.
Justice Douglas Rutherford
Justice Douglas Rutherford
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