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The Hall of Honour leading to the Parliamentary Library (far end) is pictured on Thursday October 23, 2014 in Ottawa .Heavy hearts and high security were on full display this morning at the National War Memorial as Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived to pay tribute to the Canadian soldier killed in Wednesday's shooting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

House Speaker orders Hill security review

By The Canadian Press
October 23, 2014 - 2:35pm

OTTAWA - House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer has ordered a comprehensive review of Parliament Hill security after a gunman stormed the Centre Block.

Scheer says parliamentary systems and procedures will be examined to identify any needed improvements.

A police officer stands outside the doors of the Nova Scotia legislature in Halifax on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The legislature, city hall and other buildings were locked down after a report of a man with a gun in the downtown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Cops arrest man accused of leaving gun on bus

By The Canadian Press
October 23, 2014 - 2:34pm

HALIFAX - Police arrested a man in Halifax and recovered a firearm on a public bus Thursday, hours after receiving a report of someone walking along a downtown street with what appeared to be a rifle wrapped in black fabric.

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

Bibeau not on RCMP's high-risk list

By The Canadian Press
October 23, 2014 - 2:16pm

OTTAWA - The commissioner of the RCMP says Michael Zehaf Bibeau, the man killed Wednesday after a shooting at the National War Memorial and on Parliament Hill, was not on the RCMP's watch list of potential high-risk travellers.