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.
Security was beefed up Wednesday at government buildings across Canada following an attack on Parliament Hill, with at least one legislature closing for the day while other provincial politicians vowed not to be cowed by the violence.
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.
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.