Some fallout after deadly shooting in Ottawa
An RCMP intervention team run next to a Parliament building in Ottawa Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. A Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has been shot by an unknown gunman and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.
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October 22, 2014 - 2:58 PM
A gunman shot and killed a soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday before being shot dead in Parliament Hill's Center Block. Some immediate fallout:
— Events in Toronto involving Prime Minister Stephen Harper, his wife Laureen, and Nobel Peace Prize co-winner Malala cancelled.
— New Brunswick shuts its legislature for the day; Quebec closes its national assembly to the public; security beefed up at other legislatures.
— Off-duty Canadian soldiers told not to wear uniforms in public; military bases across the country locked down or put on alert.
— NHL game between Senators and Maple Leafs in Ottawa postponed.
— Numerous buildings in Ottawa locked down.
— Toronto police beef up presence at some public facilities.
News from © The Canadian Press, 2014