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Canadian reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo is shown in an undated photo taken from his Facebook page. Media reports say Cirillo is the Canadian soldier who was killed in Ottawa Wednesday while guarding the National War memorial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Facebook

War Memorial victim ID'd as Hamilton corporal

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:40pm

A soldier shot and killed in Ottawa on Wednesday was a reservist who was only on a short-term posting at the National War Memorial, relatives and other sources said.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, of Hamilton, was gunned down as he and another soldier stood guard at the cenotaph.

FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2010 file photo, a TSA agent checks paperwork at a security screening area at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, as federal officials step up screening to keep the disease out of the country. Starting Monday, Oct. 27, travelers and from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will have to report in with health officials daily and take their temperature twice a day. If not, they'll be tracked down. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:36pm

ATLANTA - All travellers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

An Ottawa police officer runs with his weapon drawn in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014.Police are expanding a security perimeter in the heart of the national capital after a gunman opened fire and wounded a soldier at the National War Memorial before injuring a security guard on Parliament Hill, where he was reportedly shot dead by Parliament's sergeant-at-arms. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Soldier killed in Parliament Hill siege

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:27pm

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.

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks to supporters in Window Rock, Ariz. Deschene has lost another round in a language fluency dispute, all but ending his bid for office. The tribe's high court on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, upheld a ruling from a lower court that said Deschene is not qualified to seek the top elected post because he doesn't speak fluent Navajo. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)

US tribe's high court orders candidate off ballot

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:26pm

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - A candidate for tribal president on the largest Native American reservation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office.

Grade 5 children from Vancouver's St. Francis Xavier School wait on the B.C. legislature steps in Victoria, on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. The children were turned away from their planned visit following the shooting incidents on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dirk Meissner

B.C. legislature warned of security concerns

By The Canadian Press
October 22, 2014 - 5:21pm

VICTORIA - The clerk of British Columbia's legislature says some provincial politicians were warned this week about "heightened" security concerns in Ottawa in the days leading up to Wednesday's shootings on Parliament Hill and at the National War Memorial.