Friday October 24, 2014

Surveillance video shows shooter on Parliament Hill: RCMP In newly released surveillance video, a man RCMP say is Michael Zehaf Bibeau is seen running towards Parliament Hill with a weapon. Commissioner Bob Paulson outlines what Mounties knew about Zehaf Bibeau before Wednesday's shootings.

Muslim groups condemn Ottawa attack Muslim groups paid their respects at the National War Memorial, where a soldier was fatally shot. The executive director with the National Council of Canadian Muslims says violent ideologies have nothing to do with the religion.

Stephen Harper: Parliament security in focus after shootings The prime minister says he is looking at strengthening powers to "survey, detain and arrest" after an attack on Parliament Hill Wednesday. Stephen Harper says Parliamentary security will work with other police agencies.

Just the Facts: Toronto's municipal election On October 27, up to 1.6 million eligible voters will be able to cast ballots in Toronto's municipal election. Here are some key facts and figures about the vote in Canada's largest city.

Connor McDavid: Playing for Buffalo Sabres would be an 'honour' Erie Otters centre Connor McDavid says playing for any NHL team would be a "dream come true." The top draft prospect is being eyed by Buffalo Sabres fans, with their team in rebuild mode this season.

Show of solidarity in House of Commons after attack Prime Minister Stephen Harper crossed the floor in the House of Commons Thursday to embrace Justin Trudeau and Tom Mulcair in a show of non-partisanship following Wednesday's shooting deaths in Ottawa.

Ottawa shooting doesn't change nature of Canada: MP NDP MP Jack Harris says incidents like Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa have happened before but don't alter Canada's core identity. MPs paid their respects at the National War Memorial, where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was fatally shot.

Emotional standing ovation in Commons for sergeant-at-arms The House of Commons has shown an outpouring of support for the sergeant-at-arms. The commons erupted in applause for Kevin Vickers, after he was credited with helping shoot the gunman who stormed Parliament Hill.

Man detained as Harper pays tribute to Canadian soldier As Stephen Harper arrived at the National War Memorial Thursday, officers swooped in to detain a man who police say tried to breach the crime scene. The prime minister placed flowers where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed by a gunman.

Harper: Soldier 'murdered in cold blood' at Ottawa War Memorial Stephen Harper says the killing of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo is the second "brutal" attack on Canadian soil in a week. In a televised address Wednesday night, the prime minister said Canada would not be intimidated by terrorists.

Barack Obama: 'We're all shaken' by Ottawa violence U.S. President Barack Obama was among the international leaders expressing their condolences after Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa. The violence left a soldier and suspected gunman dead and made headlines worldwide.

Ontario premier, Ottawa mayor call for calm after shooting Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontarians are shocked by Wednesday's Ottawa shooting deaths, but she is urging people not to fear. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says we should avoid turning Parliament Hill into a "fortress" in response.

Military bases taking precautions after Ottawa shooting: Forces The military confirmed the death of a soldier shot at the National War Memorial in Ottawa Wednesday. Maj.-Gen. Christopher Coates says Canadian Forces bases across the country are taking "precautions" to assure staff safety.

Toronto police to increase presence after Ottawa attack Toronto's police chief says officers in the city will step up their presence following attacks on soldiers in Ottawa and Quebec. But Bill Blair says there is no known specific threat.

Winnipeg police: Charges laid in connection with dead infants Police say they have charged a woman who was renting a Winnipeg storage locker where the remains of six babies were found. Const. Eric Hofley says the woman faces six charges of concealing a body.

Visitor taken aback by police activity in Ottawa A visitor from Alberta says the police activity in downtown Ottawa is an unexpected sight in Canada. A soldier at the National War Memorial was shot and killed Wednesday and police continue to comb the nation's capital.

'This changes everything': MP on Ottawa shooting Witnesses, including members of Parliament, are describing the shooting incidents in and around Parliament Hill.

Raw Video: Injured soldier taken away in ambulance Parliament Hill is under lockdown after a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa was been shot by an unknown gunman. The injured soldier was taken away by ambulance.

Neighbour recalls seeing changes in Quebec terror suspect The neighbour of a man killed after an alleged terrorist attack on two soldiers says she was "shocked" to hear about it. Shelley Brennan says she knew Martin Couture-Rouleau as a child, but says his appearance had changed significantly.

Stephen Harper praises soldier killed in 'despicable' attack The prime minister is calling a hit-and-run that left a soldier dead Monday, an attack on Canada's "very values." Stephen Harper praised warrant officer Patrice Vincent's 28 years of military service.

Canadian fighter jets take off to join fight against ISIL Canadian CF-18 fighter jets have left the Cold Lake military base in Alberta to join an international combat mission against Islamic State extremists in the Middle East. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson says military personnel are up to the job.

Defence minister says military safety always under review In the wake of a hit-and-run that left a soldier dead in Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec, the defence minister says troop safety is "always" under review. Rob Nicholson called the incident a "tragedy."

Federal government's tips for flying drones legally and safely The federal government is launching a campaign to help make sure Canadians are flying drones safely. Transport Minister Lisa Raitt says people flying drones for commercial use must apply for a special permit.

Investigation into dead infants in locker still early: Police Winnipeg police say storage facility employees called about "suspicious circumstances" before officers found the remains of as many as four infants in a locker. Const. Eric Hofley says autopsies are scheduled to find out more.

Governor General says Poland trip will strengthen relations Governor General David Johnston says despite his non-political office, his upcoming trip to Europe is intended to reinforce Canada's "strong" relationship with Poland and other European countries as the crisis in Ukraine continues.

New Brunswick premier assures support for Energy East pipeline New Brunswick's new premier Brian Gallant met with Alberta Premier Jim Prentice in Calgary to show his government's support for the Energy East pipeline. Gallant says the energy sector is important to his province's economy.

Family condemns RCMP response in de Groot manhunt Family members of a B.C. man who died after being shot by the RCMP are alleging the Mounties mishandled the situation. Peter de Groot's sister says the force should have found a way to end the ordeal peacefully.

Stephen Harper defends Canada's Ebola aid response The prime minister says Canada is "one of the largest contributors" to the fight against Ebola. The Liberals are criticizing the government for delays in responding to the crisis.

No medical staff to West Africa without evacuation plan: Ambrose The health minister says the government is "exploring every option," but won't send medical staff to Ebola-hit West Africa without a solid evacuation plan. Rona Ambrose says Canada is not the only country to make that call.

Attentats en Irak Deux attentats ont fait au moins 33 morts lundi, en Irak. Un kamikaze s'est notamment donné la mort dans une mosquée chiite de Bagdad, au moment où les fidèles quittaient après les prières du midi, faisant 17 morts et 28 blessés.

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