Checking the Health of Rivers

“I saw that soldier standing there just 20-30 minutes before this all happened” – Student scrambles to safety after hearing gunfire

The Ottawa War Memorial is on Wellington Street in downtown Ottawa. It was the location of the shooting of a Canadian soldier on Oct. 22. Kayla Fraser photo.

The Ottawa War Memorial is on Wellington Street in downtown Ottawa. It was the location of the shooting of a Canadian soldier on Oct. 22. Kayla Fraser photo.

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Security increased in Charlottetown following attack in Ottawa

By Melora McInnis
Oct. 22, 2014

Officials have beefed up security around Charlottetown and there is an officer patrolling the grounds of the legislative assembly in the city following an attack on Parliament in Ottawa earlier today.
Sergeant-at-arms Allan MacDonald said he has been keeping up to date on the shootings in Ottawa.
Although no one in the Charlottetown is on lockdown, security has been increased, he said. RCMP and city police have added patrols.
“The deputy chief and extra patrol officers have been taking extra shifts patrolling around the city,” MacDonald said.
Extra security is in place around the airport, federal veteran’s affairs building and other public buildings in the city, he said.

Shea among MPs in lockdown after shooting on Parliament Hill two hours ago

By Melora McInnis
Oct. 22, 2014

Representatives from P.E.I. MP Gail Shea’s office confirm all MPs are in a lockdown in Ottawa after a shooting on Parliament Hill about two hours ago.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the MPs were immediately rushed to a lockdown after a soldier was shot at the War Memorial in Ottawa and multiple shots were fired at Parliamentary Hill.
Gertrude Trainor in Shea’s office confirmed all MPs are in lockdown.
CBC is reporting at least one shooter is dead inside Parliament and another two may be on the loose, one perhaps on a motorcycle.
The incident comes after a soldier was killed in Quebec when he was run down by a man described as having been radicalized in favour of terrorists in the Middle East.

Rascally rabbit still on the lam somewhere on P.E.I.

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From Poland to P.E.I. – Bernadeta Milewski dreamed of Anne’s island, then it came true

Bernadeta Milewski shows off one of her polish editions of Anne of Green Gables while at her P.E.I. dream house Oct. 1. Kaylynn Paynter photo.

Bernadeta Milewski shows off one of her polish editions of Anne of Green Gables while at her P.E.I. dream house Oct. 1. Kaylynn Paynter photo.

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Orchard memories – Families flock to Island apple orchards

Dorothy Dahn, left, helps her seven-month old son Oscar pick his first apple at the Beamish Orchard in Cornwall. Dahn wants to make some lasting memories with her son and her husband Rob MacPhee. Sarah Seeley photo.

Dorothy Dahn, left, helps her seven-month old son Oscar pick his first apple at the Beamish Orchard in Cornwall. Dahn wants to make some lasting memories with her son and her husband Rob MacPhee. Sarah Seeley photo.

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