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  • In the shadow of a young corporal’s death, Canada’s greatness shines through

    10/25/2014 8:22:13 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 4 replies
    National Post ^ | October 25, 2014 | Rex Murphy
    Out of this dark week there has come very much that is good. And I am not just pointing to the very welcome spirit of concord the three political parties have, up to now, manifested in the Commons and outside. Nor the address of our three main political leaders, though again, their talks both in tone and content offered much to be regarded. Rather I am thinking of the unofficial moments, captured on video or in photographs, showing people acting so well, in moments of great distress or at some levels of real peril to themselves. Even after three days,...
  • Why Canada must help defeat ISIS

    10/25/2014 7:20:00 AM PDT · by Dartman · 5 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Oct. 23/14 | Editorial
    Some will argue the two ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks on our country this week demonstrate why Canada should have refused to join the 60-nation coalition to defeat it. In fact, these assaults on our democracy in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, south of Montreal, demonstrate why we had to act. There are times in a nationÂ’s life when itÂ’s important to be on the right side of history -- even knowing that doing so will cost it blood and treasure. This is one of those times, and in two World Wars, the Korean War, in peacekeeping and in Afghanistan, Canada has always answered...
  • Sikhs denied exemption from Ontario’s motorcycle helmet law

    10/25/2014 5:55:20 AM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 12 replies
    The Star ^ | Tue Aug 19 2014 | Richard J. Brennan
    Motorcycle-riding Sikhs in Ontario will not be exempted from the province’s helmet law, Premier Kathleen Wynne has decided. Manohar Singh Bal, secretary of the Canadian Sikh Association, said the group has been co-ordinating efforts on behalf of the community for almost four years to have Sikh riders exempted on religious ground. “This decision by Premier Wynne puts into question the value given to the collective views of our long-time Sikh MPPs in the Liberal Caucus,” NDP MPP Jagmeet Singh (Bramalea-Gore-Malton) said he was “deeply disappointed by Premier Wynne’s decision not to grant an exemption to motorcycle helmet laws for turbaned...
  • Through Obama’s Eyes: Gun Wielding Man Murders Religious Figure

    10/25/2014 5:49:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 25, 2014 | John Ransom
    The news in brief from Obama: A man in Canada shot and killed a religious figure who was demonstrating his profound commitment to the “religion of peace” by waging war on people not as dedicated to peaceful coexistence as Islamists are, namely those intolerant Canadians. The man, so-called Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, shot and killed the man performing his religious duty of jihad. It’s unclear how Vickers obtained a gun under Canada’s strict handgun laws.Police are investigating. In related news a hatchet-wielding man, also a member of the religion of peace, attacked police officers in New York City. The city originally said...
  • Profile, or Die

    10/24/2014 2:01:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Michael Reagan
    We all know what an act of Islamic terrorism is - except for our lame duck-in-chief, that is. Now the Canadians know it, too. On Wednesday one of their fellow citizens who had just converted to Islam and wanted to go overseas and join ISIS donned a dark jacket and an "Arabic scarf" and attacked their Parliament. He - the suicidal terrorist -- shot one unarmed ceremonial guard to death. But before he could hurt anyone else he was killed in an exchange of gunfire by Kevin Vickers, the Parliament's brave Sergeant-at-Arms. President Obama won't use the word "terror" to...
  • Shooter In Canada Stopped By Good Guy With Gun

    10/24/2014 9:36:12 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 12 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | October 24, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Security: In a country with strict gun control and without a Second Amendment, an armed citizen stopped a terrorist attack as our neighbor to the north becomes a jihadi target. When Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, aka Michael Hall, was shot dead by Kevin Vickers, the House of Commons sergeant-at-arms, the jihadist wannabe and Muslim convert had already murdered Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a guard at Canada's National War Memorial, and was inside Canada's Parliament building, very near a room where Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was meeting with members of his Conservative Party. "PM (Harper) was addressing caucus, then a huge boom, followed...
  • “Lock your office door and stay away from the windows...” [Moonbat View]

    10/24/2014 6:05:04 AM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 4 replies
    Elizabeth May MP ^ | October 22, 2014 | Elizabeth May
    At 2 pm sharp I had been prepared to make a statement in the House honouring the Dalai Lama, whom I will be seeing on Friday in Vancouver, and calling for China to respect human rights in Tibet. By 4 pm I was to be testifying in the Senate committee studying my private members bill for a National Lyme Disease strategy. Well, that was what was supposed to happen. Instead it has been a day of tragedies and shock. As I write this, I am still in lock-down. With seven of my staff in Confederation Building, our office door is...
  • Rosie O'Donnell makes controversial remarks on Ottawa shooting on 'The View'

    10/24/2014 12:01:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Calgary Herald ^ | October 23, 2014 | Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press
    "The View" co-host Rosie O'Donnell is drawing criticism online for remarks about Wednesday's deadly shooting in Ottawa. Thursday's episode of the chat show kicked off with the panellists discussing the attack on Parliament Hill and the killing of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo of Hamilton as he stood guard at the National War Memorial. The Ottawa shootings came just two days after two Canadian soldiers were run over — one of them fatally — in Quebec by a man with jihadist sympathies. As "The View" panellists discussed whether Wednesday's shootings were an act of terrorism, O'Donnell said "most of these shooters have...
  • Canadian reservist's beloved dogs wait for him to return home a day after he was shot dead

    10/23/2014 9:26:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 23, 2014 | Lydia Warren
    * Corporal Nathan Cirillo was gunned down as he stood guard at Canada's National War Memorial on Parliament Hill * The Hamilton, Ontario native was rushed to the hospital but later died * Cirillo, a fitness fanatic and animal lover, served with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and worked as a personal trainer and bouncer * His mother, who is traveling to Ottawa, is 'completely broken', relatives saidTheir noses peeking out from under the fence, Nathan Cirillo's dogs wait patiently for their dad - unaware that he will never be coming home. A day after the 24-year-old Canadian reservist and...
  • Canada's Hero Is a Man's Man

    10/23/2014 7:34:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 23, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The hero in Canada, that sergeant-of-arms, have you seen the video? (interruption) I know, five minutes standing applause, House of Commons. I know, I saw it, it was stunning and I also, like everybody else, saw the video of this guy walking out of his office with a gun, five minutes later he's back after shooting the guy, like just went out for drink of water at the fountain. He's got the gun in his right hand, is walking out, does his business, you don't see that. He comes back, goes to his office, took care of...
  • Harper vs. Obama: What a Contrast

    10/23/2014 7:24:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 23, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Audio sound bite from Stephen Harper, who is the Canadian prime minister, speaking about yesterday's shootings. HARPER: Of course, Mr. Speaker, I would be very remiss if I did not conclude in acknowledging specifically the work of the security forces here on parliament and the great work of our sergeant-at-arms. RUSH: I don't know. I have to say this, whether it's Benjamin Netanyahu or whether it is Cameron, UK, whether it's Stephen Harper, you hear these other leaders, you hear these other leaders, and you remember the kind of leaders we used to have. HARPER: This week's...
  • Statement by The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence

    10/23/2014 3:06:01 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 4 replies
    Royal Canadian Air Force via Facebook ^ | October 23, 2014 | Rob Nicholson, MP
    OTTAWA — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, the Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement: “Today at 3 Wing Bagotville and 8 Wing Trenton, approximately 140 personnel from Canadian Forces Bases and Wings across Canada deployed on their mission to Southwest Asia in support of Operation IMPACT. “In light of recent events, I am proud and thankful that our Canadian Armed Forces’ men and women stand courageously for peace and stability. Their resilience demonstrates our values internationally. “Canadian Armed Forces contribution to coalition operations against ISIL includes approximately 600 personnel, including members already working with Americans in an advisory and...
  • Canada's Difficult Relationship With Long Guns

    10/23/2014 11:34:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    theatlantic.com ^ | 10/22/2014 | Adam Chandler
    ".....She also warned of a rise in the use of long guns: “There will be a proliferation of these guns," she said. "If these guns fall into the wrong hands, you get 20 dead kids like you did at Newtown."
  • Emotional sergeant-at-arms is greeted back to parliament with a rousing standing ovation a day after

    10/23/2014 9:14:47 AM PDT · by LeonardFMason · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 23, 2014 | Updated: 13:15 EST, October 23, 2014 | Lydia Warren
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2804992/The-incredible-moment-heroic-sergeant-arms-58-greeted-lengthy-standing-ovation-returning-Parliament-day-shot-dead-gunman.html
  • Canada: Ottawa shooter’s father waged jihad in Libya in 2011 (Shorten)

    10/23/2014 9:13:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Jihadwatch.org ^ | October 23, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    Even while in the process of revealing these facts, the Globe and Mail does its best to divert attention away from them by quoting a friend asserting that Zehaf-Bibeau must be mentally ill, and marshaling evidence to support that claim.
  • Hero of Canada's Parliament Shooting Greeted With Standing Ovation

    10/23/2014 8:17:52 AM PDT · by walford · 43 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 23, 2014 | Good Morning America staff
    The hero sergeant-at-arms who killed the alleged shooter in Wednesday's attack on the Canadian Parliament was welcomed back into the building this morning with a prolonged standing ovation. Kevin Vickers, 58, nodded to acknowledge the spontaneous applause that washed over him by the officials in the chamber, which included Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
  • How Big Is the Canadian Terrorists’ Network?

    10/23/2014 7:57:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 10/23/2014 | BY Tim Mak, Eli Lake, Jacob Siege
    Canadian officials were quick to finger ISIS in this week’s attacks on government targets. But it’s still not clear whether or not the killers were part of a larger jihadist web. Terrorists have twice attacked Canadian government targets this week, with a shooting Wednesday at the country’s parliament in Ottawa. Now Canadian and American authorities are trying to learn whether the killers acted alone or were part of a larger extremist network. The mayhem caused by alleged Ottawa shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau occurred just two days after another man, Martin Rouleau-Couture, struck two Canadian soldiers with a car in Quebec—killing one...
  • Kelowna Muslims speak out about Ottawa shooting

    10/23/2014 6:13:57 AM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 52 replies
    Global News ^ | October 22, 2014 | kelly Hayes
    In an email to Global Okanagan, the Islamic Centre of Kelowna condemns the attack saying the incident has nothing to do with the Muslim faith. “I can understand and appreciate often people’s feelings that: ‘Oh we need to defend Islam again’ whereas I would rather express my feelings a bit differently,” says spokesman, Hamid Butt. “We don’t have to defend Islam rather our focus should be to educate (the) community at large that these types of incidents are sad indeed and has nothing to do with Islam.” Butt says he feels that Muslims are being singled out and misrepresented in...
  • Islamic State Sympathizers Cheer Canada Shooting (IS backers ‘laughing out loud’ over the attack)

    10/23/2014 5:29:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    The Washingon Free Beacon ^ | October 23, 2014 | Adam Kredo
    Prominent Islamic State (IS, ISIL, or ISIS) cheerleaders on Twitter celebrated the fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier Wednesday, hailing it as just retribution for the country’s decision to join the fight against the Middle Eastern terror group. While it remained unclear late Wednesday what the motivation of the gunman—identified as Canadian-born Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32—was, IS backers wasted no time in praising his murder of the soldier and subsequent shooting at Canada’s parliament.Multiple Twitter users known for their pro-jihadist rhetoric celebrated the violent attack and warned that IS will wage war on any country that opposes it.“My sympathy goes out...
  • Terror in Canada

    10/23/2014 3:34:00 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | Nichole Austin
    The nation of Canada is reeling today from a brutal terrorist attack in the capital city of Ottawa that claimed the life of Canadian reservist Nathan Cirillo. The attacker has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a 23-year-old convert to Islam, who was killed by authorities as he opened fire inside the Canadian Parliament.
  • GOOD GUY WITH A GUN ENDED TERROR ATTACK ON CANADIAN PARLIAMENT

    10/22/2014 10:17:03 PM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/22/2014 | AWR HAWKINS
    On October 22, recent Islamic convert Michael Zehif-Bibeau shot and killed a Canadian Forces reservist, then went into Parliament Hill with rifle in hand, but the carnage that could have followed was prevented when a good guy with a gun--Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers--shot and killed the attacker. According to the Toronto Sun, Zehif-Bibeau was "just outside the Parliamentary library" and therefore close to reaching the MPs when Vickers stopped the attack. Reuters reports that the attacker was a mere 60 feet away from the MPs when Vickers intervened. Vickers' role as Sergeant-at-Arms is largely ceremonial. However, he is a 29-year veteran...
  • Hamilton native, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 'proud to be a soldier'

    10/22/2014 8:56:42 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 10 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | October 22, 2014 | Chris Doucette
    HAMILTON - Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was a doting father, an animal lover and a proud soldier who dreamed of serving his country since he was barely a teenager. And the Hamilton native was living that dream Wednesday morning when he was gunned down in the nation’s capital while performing one of the highest honours bestowed upon only the finest Canadian soldiers — standing guard with an empty rifle over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Parliament Hill. Now in Steeltown, across the country and around the world, the 24-year-old’s name will forever be tied to the day Canada’s innocence...
  • Canadian PM Calls Attacker ‘Terrorist,’ Vows ‘We Will Not be Intimidated’

    10/22/2014 7:29:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 22, 2014 | Bridget Johnson
    Speaking for the first time since a gunman attacked parliament earlier today, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper called the week’s multiple assaults “a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terrorist attacks we have seen elsewhere around the world.” Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, a reservist serving in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, was shot and killed while guarding the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Minutes later, a gunman opened fire inside the halls of parliament before he was shot to death by House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vicker. The CBC reported that police confirmed a photo...
  • Reuters: Suspect in Ottawa attack identified, was a Canadian convert to Islam [SURPRISE? NOT]

    10/22/2014 7:26:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/22/2014 | AllahPundit
    That’s all Reuters has right now, apart from his name: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. One reporter notes, though, that that name appears several times in Montreal’s court database on drug charges. Martin Couture-Rouleau, the suspect in the other recent attack on Canadian soldiers and a convert to Islam himself, also lived in Quebec. Might be just a coincidence but the first thing police will be investigating is whether these two knew each other. The timing of the attacks suggests that there was some copycatting happening at least.Another interesting detail: A Twitter account linked to ISIS apparently tweeted a photo this afternoon...
  • O Canada at Penguins-Flyers (Tribute to our northern neighbors)

    10/22/2014 6:25:08 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 24 replies
    YouTube video ^ | October 22, 2014 | Sean Gentille
    The Canadian National Anthem sung at the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins hockey game this evening in Pittsburgh following the terrorist attack in Ottawa today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVDHLfwngvE
  • Ottawa Shooter Idenfitied As Canadian National Michael Zehaf Bibeau, Whose Passport Was Recently

    10/22/2014 3:26:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/22/14 | tyler durden
    Moments ago CBS News reported, citing Law enforcement and U.S. Government sources, that the shooter in today's tragic Ottawa incident was Michael Abdul Zehaf Bibeau, born in Canada in 1982. One source says he sometime dropped the name Michael and went by Abdul Zehaf Bibeau. At other times he apparently dropped the Abdul. In a report from the Muslim Issue, Zehaf-Bibeau is said to be reportedly of Algerian descent. Zehaf-Bibeau is the alleged shooter who killed soldier at the national War Memorial before entering the Centre Block and firing off more shots. Epoch Times reporter Matthew Little says that the...
  • Suspected shooter identified in Canada attack (CNN identified him as a "convert to Islam")

    10/22/2014 5:00:56 PM PDT · by Innovative · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct 22, 2014 | By Ashley Fantz, Josh Levs and Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN
    Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by Canadian officials to their American counterparts as the suspected gunman, multiple U.S. officials told CNN. The gunman was killed after two shooting incidents -- one at the Canada War Memorial, and another just minutes later nearby inside Parliament. Bibeau, who was born in 1982, was a convert to Islam and had a history of drug use before he converted, two sources said. Investigators haven't provided any possible motives for the shooting. The violence at Parliament comes just days after Canada raised its terror alert Friday. The suspect in Monday's vehicle attack, Martin Rouleau Couture,...
  • LIVE THREAD: PM to address nation 7:45pm ET (2345UTC)

    10/22/2014 4:05:53 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 77 replies
    Stephen Harper expected to speak at 7:45pm
  • Ottawa shootings: Kevin Vickers, parliament's sergeant-at-arms, hailed as hero

    10/22/2014 3:48:43 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 37 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Dylan Stableford
    The head of Ottawa's parliamentary security is being hailed as a hero after he reportedly shot and killed a suspected male gunman who was trying to enter the caucus rooms. Kevin Vickers, Parliament Hill's sergeant-at-arms and former member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, shot and killed the suspect, Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino told the Toronto Sun. "All the details are not in, but the sergeant-at-arms, a former Mountie, is the one that engaged the gunman, or one of them at least, and stopped this," Fantino said. "He did a great job and, from what I know, shot the...
  • Soldiers told not to wear uniforms in public, bases hike security

    10/22/2014 3:18:56 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    The Canadian Press ^ | Oct 22, 2014
    News / Canada Soldiers told not to wear uniforms in public, bases hike security Rear Admiral John Newton asked staff 'to restrict movement in uniform as much as possible' in light of the Ottawa attacks. By: The Canadian Press, Published on Wed Oct 22 2014 OTTAWA—Canadian Forces bases across the country were told Wednesday to consider increasing security levels after shootings on Parliament Hill and at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Maj.-Gen. Christopher Coates said bases were asked to take “precautions appropriate to their environments” to ensure the safety and security of personnel, equipment and buildings. Across the country,...
  • Pictured: Soldier, 24, Shot Dead by 'Muslim Convert' Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Who Opened Fire on ....

    10/22/2014 2:42:20 PM PDT · by Cecily · 26 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | October 22, 2014 | Lydia Warren & James Nye
    A gunman shot dead a Canadian soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa today before exchanging dozens of shots with guards inside Parliament in a terrifying attack that left the nation's capital on lockdown. Gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who reportedly recently converted to Islam, fatally shot Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a 24-year-old father, as he stood guard at the War Memorial on Wednesday morning. Zehaf-Bibeau then ran inside the Parliament, where he opened fire before he was shot dead by the House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms. Zehaf-Bibeau was born in Quebec as Michael Joseph Hall but recently converted to Islam,CBS reported. Sources...
  • Canadian Official Identifies Dead Ottawa Gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

    10/22/2014 2:34:32 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 86 replies
    ABC ^ | 10/22/14
    Canadian official identifies dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau .
  • EXCLUSIVE: Islamic State supporters taking credit/cheering multiple attacks on Canada

    10/22/2014 1:01:30 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 13 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | October 22, 2014 | Pamela Geller
    The Islamic State has made repeated calls for Muslims in the West to attack military, government and law enforcement. ISIS Fighter Threatens West: We Will Conquer White House, Buckingham Palace…..
  • Ottawa shooting: Kevin Vickers hailed as hero who took down attacker

    10/22/2014 12:57:45 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 34 replies
    CBC ^ | 22nd October 2014 | Natasha Culzac
    The man reported to have shot an assailant on Parliament Hill today is a former police officer with a background in providing security services for dignitaries, including members of the Royal Family. Kevin Vickers, 58, a native of Miramichi, N.B., became the sergeant-at-arms in the House of Commons eight years ago after a varied career in security. He spent 29 years with the RCMP and rose to the rank of chief superintendent, often serving as the face of the national police force in New Brunswick. Before his appointment as sergeant-of-arms, Vickers was director of security operations for the House of...
  • Soldier fatally shot outside of Parliament, one gunman killed, but multiple shooters sought

    10/22/2014 11:35:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The National Post ^ | October 22, 2014 | John Ivison, Justin Ling, Josh Visser, Jake Edmiston, National Post Staff
    Ottawa shooting kills Canadian soldier at War Memorial A soldier was shot and killed at the National War Memorial Wednesday morning before a single suspect was shot dead at Parliament. The chaotic situation is ongoing as police seek multiple suspects in the attack. “One shooting victim succumbed to injuries. He was a member of the Canadian Forces. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his loved ones,” Ottawa police said in a statement. The soldier will not be identified until his family is notified, police added. The soldier is believed to be a reservist from Hamilton, Ontario. “One male...
  • URGENT - NORAD alert

    10/22/2014 10:47:37 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 33 replies
    wyff4.com ^ | Oct 22, 2014 | wyff4.com
    (CNN) -- In response to the ongoing situation at Canada's Parliament, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, has increased its alert posture, CNN has learned. That means that it has increased the number of planes on a higher alert status ready to respond if needed. NORAD and Canadian law enforcement and Canadian authorities are in contact, an official told CNN.
  • Ottawa: Third shooting at shopping mall

    10/22/2014 9:54:06 AM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/22/14 | Robert Spencer
    MallshootingThis may or may not be jihad, but it is certainly a planned, coordinated series of attacks. “Third shooting in shopping mall confirmed,” by Steve Robson, Mirror, October 22, 2014 (thanks to Marc): Police have now confirmed there has been a third shooting at the Rideau Centre shopping mall near to the Parliament building. Armed officers were rushing towards the scene with guns drawn.
  • Video: Heavy gunfire in Canadian parliament; at least one witness said gunman was wearing “Arabic

    10/22/2014 9:51:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/22/14 | Robert Spencer
    Another indication to suggest that this is a jihad terror attack. Nothing conclusive yet, however. “UPDATING: Gunman killed at Parliament Hill, other suspects sought,” by Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen, October 22, 2014: A gunman has been shot and killed inside Parliament Hill’s Centre Block and police are swarming over downtown Ottawa hunting for other possible suspects after several shootings rocked Ottawa on Wednesday morning — including one at the War Memorial that wounded a soldier and another near the Rideau Centre mall. The War Memorial shooting occurred just before 10 a.m., and the shooter then apparently drove to the gates...
  • Ottawa: Second shooter killed, military bases shut down, gun battle inside Parliament, shooter

    10/22/2014 9:49:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 10/22/14 | Robert Spencer
    By ordering military bases shut down, the Canadian government is acting upon the assumption that this is a jihad attack, and one that is being carried out in obedience to the Islamic State’s call to target Western military personnel. “Ottawa shooting: Live updates,” by Steve Robson, Mirror, October 22, 2014 (thanks to Lookmann) [For the pics and videos noted, hit the Mirror link -- times below are UK time, not Ottawa time]: 4:46 pm Military bases shut down across Canada Military bases are being shut down across Canada in response to today’s events. All parliamentary personnel have received an email...
  • Multiple shooters reported in Canada attack [Prime Minister Stephen Harper evacuated]

    10/22/2014 9:25:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/22/2014 | By Ashley Fantz and Josh Levs
    There were two soldiers standing guard at the war memorial in Ottawa near Parliament, and a gunman shot one of them, a witness told CNN on Wednesday. Peter Henderson, a journalist, said other soldiers doing drills nearby ran to help the fallen soldier. Henderson said he knew the person shot was a soldier because of the ceremonial uniform the soldier was wearing. There were "several shooting incidents in downtown Ottawa" on Wednesday morning, police said on Twitter. "Incidents occurred at National War Memorial, near the Rideau Centre and Parliament Hill." All Ottawa police buildings remain on lockdown and are closed...
  • Shots fired inside Canada parliament

    10/22/2014 8:51:13 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies
    bbc.com ^ | 22 October 2014 | BBC
    Several shots have been fired inside and outside the nation's parliament in Ottawa, leaving one soldier wounded. A gunman fired at the National War Memorial and then ran into parliament nearby, continuing the attack. Canadian broadcaster CBC and several MPs report that one gunman has been killed but that is unconfirmed. The incident came hours after Canada raised its terror threat level following a fatal hit-and-run attack on two soldiers earlier in the week.
  • Footage from Globe Reporter Captures Exchange of Gun Fire in Parliament Hill Building

    10/22/2014 8:45:33 AM PDT · by kristinn · 8 replies
    The Globe and Mail via YouTube ^ | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    Short video by gutsy reporter trailing police as they track gunman in Hall of Honour.
  • Shots fired on Parliament Hill, soldier shot at National War Memorial [Died](Canada)

    10/22/2014 7:44:43 AM PDT · by Straight Vermonter · 33 replies
    CTV ^ | Oct 22 2014 [Last Updated Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:28PM EDT] | Marlene Leung
    Parliament Hill is in under lockdown after reports of shots being fired from inside the halls of the centre block. Nearby, at the National War Memorial, a man believed to be a soldier was shot by an unknown gunman. CTV News' Katie Simpson was at the War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday morning, and witnessed passersby attending to someone who had been shot. Police said a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces was shot at the memorial. Police said a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces was shot at the memorial. Jason...
  • ISIS’ Call For ‘Lone Wolf Attacks’ Hits Canada Where A Would-Be Jihadist Just Ran Down Two Soldiers

    10/22/2014 7:31:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | ‎10 ‎/‎22‎/‎ 2014‎ | Justen Charters
    ISIS’ call for “lone wolf attacks” has hit North America. The attack took place while two soldiers were standing in a parking lot in Montreal. One soldier was wearing his uniform. The man behind the wheel, 25-year-old Martin Roulea, intentionally hit the armed forces members and then attempted to make a getaway from police in pursuit. However, Roulea lost control of his getaway car during the chase and flipped. As Roulea made his exit from the vehicle, police exercised the use of deadly force. One of the soldiers Roulea hit didn’t survive. ... one thing is vividly clear: From the...
  • Shots fired on Parliament Hill, police respond: reports

    10/22/2014 7:13:50 AM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 4 replies
    CTV News ^ | October 22, 2014
    Breaking, headline only. Sources on Twitter reporting that a soldier was shot at the War Memorial.
  • Shooting on Canada's Parliament Hill

    10/22/2014 7:08:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 604 replies
    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | Kristinn
    Reports coming in from Canada of shooting at the Library of Parliament. One shooter reported captured. Unconfirmed reports of one dead. Police looking for more shooters, but not sure if more.
  • Report: Obama Administration Is Giving Away 7 Strategic Islands to Russia

    02/18/2012 4:32:00 PM PST · by sushiman · 45 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/18/12 | Jim Hoff
  • Russia prepares militarization of Arctic

    10/22/2014 2:44:38 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 60 replies
    UPI Top News ^ | Oct. 21, 2014 , 9:21 AM | Ed Adamczyk
    MOSCOW, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Russia has begun a large-scale militarization of the Arctic Ocean region, with a military command structure planned by 2017. It comes after recent discoveries of oil and natural gas reserves under the ocean floor, and the possibility a potential Northern Sea Route -- an alternative to the Suez Canal -- could soon be established as global climate change causes melting of Arctic ice.
  • One of two Canadian soldiers hit by 'radicalized' driver dies of his injuries

    10/21/2014 6:22:22 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 21, 2014
    One of two Canadian soldiers hit by a car driven by a Quebec man whom authorities said had been "radicalized" by Islamists has died of his injuries. The Associated Press, citing Quebec provincial police, reported that the soldier had died of his injuries early Tuesday after being struck by the car Monday. The soldier's name has not been released at the request of his family. The suspect in the attack, which took place in a mall parking lot near Montreal, has been identified as 25-year-old Martin Rouleau. [Snip] One neighbor told reporters that Rouleau stopped wearing jeans and started wearing...
  • Radicalized Canadian Muslim convert runs down two young soldiers in his car before being shot dead

    A radicalized Muslim convert ran down two soldiers in his car in an apparent terror attack Monday, before being shot dead by police. Martin Couture-Rouleau, 25, sped into the two young soldiers - one uniformed and one not - around 11.30am in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, not far from Montreal. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2801102/radicalized-canadian-muslim-convert-runs-two-young-soldiers-car-shot-dead-police.html#ixzz3GkUi5tSu Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook