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Ten family-friendly things to do in Manhattan

Ten family-friendly things to do in Manhattan

The city that never sleeps. The concrete jungle. Pretty enticing nicknames for young partygoers or adventure seekers looking to get their...

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Ottawa 2014 municipal election coverage

Ottawacommunitynews.com is your source for the most comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Ottawa municipal election, happening on Oct. 27.

Ottawa 2014 municipal election

Ottawacommunitynews.com is your headquarters for the most comprehensive coverage of the 2014 Ottawa municipal election on Oct. 27.

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The Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers receives a standing ovation as he enters the House of Commons Thursday October 23, 2014 in Ottawa. Vickers was among those who opened fire Wednesday on the gunman who stormed Parliament Hill. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Terror turns triumphal as Parliament unites

Politicians, police start reflection: Is Canada safe enough?

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War Memorial shooting leaves soldier dead

A massive police presence blankets Parliament Hill and surrounding areas in the early afternoon of Oct. 22, following shootings at the Canadian War Memorial and the Parliament Buildings. A gunman was shot dead within the building shortly after a Canadian soldier was shot and killed at the War Memorial.

Day of violence shocks capital

Following a whirlwind of violence that gripped the capital, Canadians were reminded that they are “not immune” to the scourge of terror.

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Vickers on Oct. 23

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, is joined by members of parliament in a standing ovation for Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers in the House of Commons on Oct. 23. Harper hailed Vickers as a hero the day after the Orléans resident shot at an armed assailant who had earlier gunned down a soldier at the Canada’s National War Memorial and then breached the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings where members of parliament had gathered for their weekly c

Orléans man applauded for heroics on Parliament Hill

An Orléans man – Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers – is being hailed as a hero for shooting at an attacker who entered the Parliament Building...

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Royal Galipeau

Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau speaks on Oct. 23, the day following when a shooter entered the Centre Block after killing a soldier at the War Memorial.

‘I was never scared’: Orléans MP Royal Galipeau

Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau said he wasn’t scared when a gunman entered the Centre Block, and remains confident in Parliament Hill...

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Investigation continues

Police search the ground near the National War Memorial by hand and using metal detectors on Oct. 23, the morning after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was shot twice and killed by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who was later shot dead inside the Parliament buildings.

Parliament Hill gunman was trying to travel to Syria

More details about Parliament Hill gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau and his quest to travel to Syria emerged at a joint RCMP and police news...

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Takedown day after Parliament shootings

On the morning of Oct. 23, Ottawa police officers take down an unarmed man who crossed a barrier surrounding the site of the fatal shooting of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo the day before.

Ottawa police arrest man near War Memorial shooting site

A man is in police custody after he crossed caution tape surrounding the National War Memorial site of yesterday’s fatal shooting while...

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News From Beyond Ottawa Region


Omnibus bill limits refugee social assistance

Omnibus budget bill restricts refugee access to social assistance



Anti-terror laws on books not being used

As feds plan new anti-terror laws, some ask why current ones aren't being used



Ottawa gunman hit several times before dying

Ottawa gunman hit by several volleys from security forces before fatal shot



US Coast Guard seeks drifting Canadian barge

US Coast Guard searching for Canadian barge adrift in Arctic waters



'Serious issues' with CSIS gun policies

CSIS firearm policies leave gun-toting spies without proper cover: watchdog



Gunman chose slow-loading rifle for attack

Ottawa gunman launched attack with slow-loading, John Wayne-style rifle: experts



NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

NY, New Jersey governors issue quarantine for travellers with Ebola contact in West Africa



Shootout puts gun bill debate on hold

Debate on controversial gun bill on hold after Parliament shootout


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