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

OTTAWA - The gunman who staged a deadly attack Wednesday on Parliament Hill was a terrorist whose despicable crime will only harden Canada's resolve to crack down on terrorists at home and abroad, Stephen Harper says....

posted: October 22,2014

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Obama on the Ottawa shooting:'We're all shaken by it'

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama has condemned the fatal shooting in Ottawa as "outrageous."...

PM Harper cancels Malala citizenship ceremony in light of Ottawa shooting

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office says two scheduled events today in Toronto with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai have been cancelled....

Prime ministers rarely speak to the nation, usually only on big issues

OTTAWA - National addresses by Canadian prime ministers are rare, and usually only deal with major events. Here's a list of recent instances where the prime minister felt it necessary to address the nation:...

World leaders react to a shooting in Canada, in a hallway they once walked

WASHINGTON - Countless world leaders have walked that hallway before. On Wednesday, they reacted to news of an attack that saw gunfire sprayed through the hall of honour in Canada's Parliament....

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

OTTAWA - A gunman turned the nation's capital into an armed camp Wednesday after he fatally shot an honour guard at "point-blank" range at the National War Memorial before setting his sights on Parliament Hill....

Man with same name as Ottawa gunman had Quebec, Vancouver criminal record

MONTREAL - A man with the same name as the gunman slain in Wednesday's shooting in Ottawa had an extensive criminal record for petty crimes in Quebec as well as a single prior in Vancouver from three years ago....

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