RCMP Deployed Rock Squad

Newly-declassified files disclose the RCMP in 1970 deployed a Rock Festival Task Force to photograph hippies and the “younger radical element” at concerts from Vancouver to Manseau, Que. Undercover officers compiled hundreds of photos in a redacted 1,551-page file: “Each agent should be equipped with a camera and approximately four to six rolls of film.”

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