Rattlesnake Island: A Twisted Tale

Couper, Jim
July 2009
Cottage Magazine;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p18
The article relates the story of Eddy Haymour of Edmonton and the hostage situation in the Canadian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. The purchase and development of Rattlesnake Island, located in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, by Haymour is related as well as Haymour's confrontation with the British Columbian government. Following the loss of his island, Haymour and four cousins held 34 hostages at the Canadian Embassy to demand fair trial in Canada.


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