Category: Canada

Nathan Cirillo riding Highway of Heroes on last trip home to Hamilton

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Nathan Cirillo riding Highway of Heroes on last trip home to Hamilton

Thousands gather to pay their respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo Strains of “O Canada” mingled with traffic noise as thousands of people paid their respects to a soldier gunned down at the National War Memorial this week as he made his final journey back to his hometown of Hamilton on Friday. The motorcade carrying the […]

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Body of Nathan Cirillo to ride the Highway of Heroes to his Hamilton home today

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Body of Nathan Cirillo to ride the Highway of Heroes to his Hamilton home today

Nathan Cirillo to get a full regimental funeral likely on Tuesday The body of a reservist gunned down at the National War Memorial this week in a shooting that all but paralyzed the nation’s capital was expected to arrive in his hometown of Hamilton via the Highway of Heroes on Friday evening, police said. The […]

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Ottawa shooting: Harper waited among MPs, terrifying unknown on other side of doors

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ottawa shooting: Harper waited among MPs, terrifying unknown on other side of doors

Prime Minister Harper hidden away in closet-like space during Ottawa shooting For a few moments that must have felt like an eternity, the prime minister of Canada stood hiding in a closet-like space within the Conservative caucus room. The Mounties who are assigned to protect him on a daily basis initially stood on the other […]

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Politicians, police reflect after Ottawa shootings: Is Canada safe enough?

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Politicians, police reflect after Ottawa shootings: Is Canada safe enough?

Ottawa shootings bring into question Parliament Hill security as well as the safety of Canada itself Federal politicians, police forces and intelligence officials will begin the work of assessing security around Parliament Hill, and the safety of the country itself, in the wake of the shocking attacks in the nation’s capital. The Parliament buildings remained […]

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Kevin Vickers given hero’s welcome as House opened Thursday

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kevin Vickers given hero’s welcome as House opened Thursday

Kevin Vickers ended Parliament Hill shooting rampage The House of Commons is back in action, kicked off by an exhilarating show of support for the sergeant-at-arms of the House of Commons, who was among those who opened fire Wednesday on the gunman who stormed Parliament Hill. Applause from all sides of the House rained down […]

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Mother of Ottawa shootings suspect says she is crying for the victims

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mother of Ottawa shootings suspect says she is crying for the victims

Ottawa shootings suspect Michael Zehaf Bibeau died after killing Nathan Cirillo at National War Memorial The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at the National War Memorial before opening fire in Parliament said she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone call […]

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Nathan Cirillo ID’d as victim in Ottawa War Memorial shooting

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Nathan Cirillo ID’d as victim in Ottawa War Memorial shooting

Nathan Cirillo joined cadets at 13 and later became a reservist A soldier shot and killed in Ottawa on Wednesday was a reservist who was only on a short-term posting at the National War Memorial, relatives and other sources said. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, of Hamilton, was gunned down as he and another soldier stood guard at the cenotaph. […]

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Remains of six babies found in Winnipeg storage locker: woman charged

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Remains of six babies found in Winnipeg storage locker: woman charged

Winnipeg storage locker searched, Andrea Giesbrecht charged Police have charged a woman who was renting a storage locker where the remains of six babies were found, but they say it could be months before they know who the infants were or how they died. Andrea Giesbrecht, 40, was arrested outside her home in north Winnipeg. Const. Eric […]

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Quebec terror linked attack suspect arrested in summer, say RCMP

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quebec terror linked attack suspect arrested in summer, say RCMP

Quebec terror suspect ID’d as Martin Couture-Rouleau The man police say deliberately drove a car into two soldiers in a “despicable act” the government linked to terrorist ideology had been arrested by RCMP this summer as he was getting ready to leave the country, a spokeswoman for the federal police force said Tuesday. Supt. Martine […]

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Ottawa update: Eyewitnesses say gunman ‘raised arms in triumph’

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Ottawa update: Eyewitnesses say gunman ‘raised arms in triumph’

Ottawa police say there were several “shooting incidents” in downtown area Early reports suggest the gunman who shot the soldier guarding the War Memorial was dressed all in black and raised his arms in triumph after the Ottawa shooting. Tony Zobl, 35, witnessed the soldier being gunned down from his fourth-floor office window directly above […]

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