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Soldier dead, two others injured in Parliament Hill siege; one gunman dead

Posted October 23, 2014

By Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – A gunman turned the nation’s capital into an armed camp Wednesday after he fatally shot an honour ...

Shooting spurs fresh concerns about security on Parliament Hill

Posted October 23, 2014

By Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The fatal shooting of a soldier at the National War Memorial and the subsequent gunfire on Parliament ...

Military bases on heightened security status after Ottawa shootings

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Canadian Forces bases across the country were told Wednesday to consider increasing security levels after shootings on Parliament Hill and ...

Attack on Canada’s Parliament makes news around the world

Posted October 23, 2014

By Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press WASHINGTON – The chaos in Canada’s capital attracted the attention of people around the world Wednesday, including U.S. President ...

Today in Music History – Oct. 23

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press In 1851, pioneer Canadian conductor and composer Guillaume Couture was born in Montreal. During his lifetime, Couture was more respected in France ...

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War Memorial victim ID’d as Hamilton corporal, dog lover and outdoorsman

Posted October 23, 2014

By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press A soldier shot and killed in Ottawa on Wednesday was a reservist who was only on a short-term posting ...

Attack by ‘terrorist’ on Parliament Hill won’t weaken Canada’s resolve: Harper

Posted October 23, 2014

By Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime ...

MPs credit sergeant at arms for saving lives in Parliament Hill shootings

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The man who is reported to have shot an assailant on Parliament Hill is a former police officer with a ...

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Senate to hear more testimony on controversial cluster bomb legislation

Posted October 23, 2014

By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Richard MacCormac was literally thunderstruck when he fired his first cluster bomb. Part of a British bombing ...

Testing of Canadian Ebola vaccine moving as fast as possible: NewLink CEO

Posted October 23, 2014

By Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press TORONTO – The CEO of the company that holds the licence for a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine has a message ...

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TSX tumbles 236 points: market steps back after series of solid gains

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press TORONTO – The Toronto stock market tumbled more than 200 points Wednesday as markets gave back a chunk of ...

Today in History – Oct. 23

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press On this date: In 4004 BC, according to the sacred timeline worked out by Archbishop James Ussher, “the heavens and the earth” ...

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Ontario premier on Ottawa shooting: “We refuse to be silenced”

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press TORONTO – Ontario’s political leaders considered suspending question period Wednesday at the province’s legislature in light of a shooting at Parliament Hill ...

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Five things to know about who receives honorary citizenship in Canada

Posted October 23, 2014

By Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, will become the sixth person ...

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Ontario ombudsman finds ‘alarming loopholes’ in unlicensed daycare system

Posted October 23, 2014

By Allison Jones, The Canadian Press TORONTO – Unlicensed daycares in Ontario operate under lax and barely enforced rules in a system with legal loopholes, ...

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Leafs Senators game postponed after shootings on Parliament Hill

Posted October 23, 2014

The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs following shootings on Parliament Hill ...

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Expo Shines Light on Bright Future for Skilled Immigrants: In-TAC holds second annual career fair for IT and finance professionals

Posted October 21, 2014

Organizers of the In-TAC expo pose with Ottawa employers and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander Photo: McCarthy Media Group and Profile Imaging By Brandon ...

Mary Kay consultant Mary Ogunyemy says being involved in the Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo gives immigrant women, and women in general, the right kind of exposure.

A Business Expo for the Ambitious Woman

Posted October 8, 2014

Mary Kay consultant Mary Ogunyemy says being involved in the Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo gives immigrant women, and women in general, the right kind ...

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