November 5, 1995 – André Dallaire Attempts Assassination of Prime Minister Jean Chrétien

André Dallaire (born 1961) is a Quebecois man who attempted to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien in 1995. Dallaire claimed that he heard voices that led him to break into the 24 Sussex Drive residence. At trial, Justice Paul Bélanger agreed with Dallaire’s earlier diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia and found Dallaire guilty of attempted murder, but not criminally responsible.

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