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Emotional Vickers applauded as House of Commons resumes sitting

Members of Parliament returned to the House of Commons Thursday morning in a show of unity to demonstrate that just one day after an unprecedented terrorist attack, the seat of Canadian democracy will continue to do its work. 296 more words

National

Harper, Mulcair, Trudeau address nation

In his first public words since Wednesday morning’s shootings, Prime Minister Stephen Harper called the attacks “despicable” and “cold-blooded murder.”

“In the days to come, we will learn more about the terrorist and any accomplices he may have had,” he said.  345 more words

Local News

Shooting of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo strengthens cadet's resolve to serve his country

HAMILTON, Ont. — On the sun-dappled sidewalk outside the red-brick fortress that is the John W. Foote VC Armoury, they came to pay respects, many carrying bouquets of flowers, and some offering condolences to the quiet handful of soldiers on duty about 10 paces inside the chained gates. 691 more words

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Editorial: Harper is not to blame for terrorist attack

The pool of blood shed by Canadian hero Cpl. Nathan Cirillo wasn’t even cold in Ottawa yesterday when this nation’s lunatic left used his murder by a terrorist as a new excuse to attack Prime Minister Stephen Harper. 255 more words

Opinion

Two weeks to choose: the race for governor of Colorado

By Roxann Mulligan

John Hickenlooper is defending his governorship against former Congressman Bob Beauprez, and the whole contest will be put to rest on November 4. 930 more words

Government And Politics

CAQ MNA under investigation by ethics watchdog

Pierre Karl Péladeau isn’t the only MNA in the National Assembly ethics commissioner’s sights.

Quebec’s ethics watchdog, Jacques Saint-Laurent, launched an investigation on Wednesday to see if a Coalition Avenir Québec MNA and stockholder in an agricultural business broke the rules by sitting on a commission to study a bill affecting farm workers. 348 more words

Local News

Canadian Forces lock down facilities in wake of shooting

Off-duty military personnel across the country have been instructed not to wear their uniforms in public in the wake of two high-profile attacks specifically targeting the Canadian Forces. 490 more words

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