Canadian Parliament Emerges from Shootings - State and Federal Communications

October 23, 2014  •  

Canadian Parliament Emerges from Shootings

Parliament Centre BlockParliament and parts of the capital are emerging from a security lockdown following shootings at the National War Memorial and inside the Parliament building.

A soldier guarding the memorial has died from his injuries, as well as a gunman. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was addressing his Cabinet at the time, but left Parliament Hill safely.

The House of Commons is meeting today, Thursday, October 23, 2014, at 10:00 a.m.

Photo of the Parliament Centre Block by Adrijko Z. on Wikimedia Commons.

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