The Afghanistan Memorial Vigil is now on display at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. It includes the original 192 memorial plaques from the Kandahar Airfield Cenotaph. The memorial vigil will be open for public viewing from 1 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 2 and from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 3 to Sept. 6.
As reports of shots fired near Parliament Hill broke Wednesday morning, the confusion and concern gripping Ottawa was captured on Twitter. Here’s a roundup of tweets and events that captured the developments in the capital.
The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and entered the mansion.
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to Prime Minister Stephen Harper by phone Wednesday, expressing his country’s solidarity with Canada and offering assistance in the wake of the attacks in Ottawa that left one soldier dead Wednesday.
Police have charged a woman who was renting a storage locker where the remains of six babies were found, but they say it could be months before they know who the infants were, how they died and how long they had been inside.