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at 20:30 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Harper on hand as honour guard resumes post at National War Memorial

OTTAWA - Hundreds of Canadians gathered at the National War Memorial on Friday to witness the return of the ceremonial honour guard, breaking into applause for military personnel and later carpeting the monument with flowers.

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at 20:21 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Minister, Muslim group say more needs to be done to stop radicalization

BURNABY, B.C. - The association representing a mosque that ejected the gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa says people who commit such acts have no religion and no country.

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at 20:20 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Female Mountie who had sex in police cruiser won't be further disciplined

VANCOUVER - The RCMP has quietly revealed that it won't pursue further disciplinary action against a female Mountie who said her superior sexually assaulted her in a police cruiser.

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at 20:17 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

US Coast Guard searching for Canadian barge adrift in Arctic waters

A U.S. Coast Guard plane is searching for a Canadian barge that has been drifting in heavy seas for days off the coast of Alaska.

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at 20:14 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Slain soldier riding Highway of Heroes on last trip to Hamilton hometown

Strains of "O Canada" mingled with traffic noise as thousands of people paid their respects to a soldier gunned down at the National War Memorial this week as he made his final journey back to his hometown of Hamilton on Friday.

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at 19:49 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Harper on hand for Redblacks pre-game tribute in Ottawa to two slain soldiers

OTTAWA - Stephen Harper sang "O Canada" with thousands of football fans tonight during a pre-game ceremony in Ottawa to honour two Canadian soldiers killed in domestic attacks over the past week.

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at 19:14 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Residents of Alberta city come together to clean up vandalized mosque

COLD LAKE, Alta. - People in a small northeastern Alberta city came together Friday to help clean up a mosque that had its windows broken and "Go home" painted across the front wall.

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at 19:01 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Omnibus budget bill restricts refugee access to social assistance

OTTAWA - Buried in the Harper government's latest massive, omnibus budget bill is legislation that could restrict the ability of refugee claimants to access social assistance.

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at 18:42 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

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

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is expected to give police and spies new tools to fight terrorism as early as next week.

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at 18:22 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Bail hearing next month for man charged in Quebec's 2012 election shooting

MONTREAL - A bail hearing for the man charged in a fatal shooting at a Parti Quebecois victory celebration during the 2012 provincial election will be held next month.

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at 18:13 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

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

OTTAWA - The gunman who charged into Parliament after shooting a Canadian Forces reservist was struck by nearly a dozen bullets from security officers and finally was brought down by Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers.

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at 18:03 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

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

OTTAWA - The national intelligence watchdog has found "serious issues" with the policy that allows Canadian spies to carry guns in overseas hotspots.

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