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.
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old suspected killer of a Canadian Forces soldier in Ottawa, spent $160 a day on heroin and hated Canadian and American soldiers, according to a man who got to know him in 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.
Russell Brand and Geraldo Rivera are the latest celebrities to make controversial statements about the Ottawa shootings. Brand questioned how western governments use such incidents to justify wars abroad, while Rivera rekindled U.S. fears of terror threats from Canada.