The Black September, or First Battle of Vancouver was a conflict involving the Republic of Marxist Canada and the Government of Canada. The conflict started when officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) raided the offices of Republic of Marxist Canada, In Vancouver. The raids triggered a shootout between RMC and RCMP. Republic of Marxist Canada called in their private military corporation, the Canadian's People Army, to prevent and end the ongoing fighting.
Over the next 13 days, heavy fighting occurred on the streets of Vancouver between both departments and the CPA/RMC. 34 Members of the Republic of Marxist Canada where killed, 234 injured, and 200 arrested by police. 5 police officers where killed, with over 120 injured. 301 civilians were caught in the cross fire between both entities.
The Republic of Marxist Canada in response launched a revolution to overthrow the government. The revolution soon turned into a civil war.