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Fallen soldier Cpl. Cirillo to make final journey home Friday

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Fallen soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo will make his final journey home along the Highway of Heroes Friday. Ontario Provincial Police confirm the fallen solider will return home along Hwy. 401 to Hamilton today and details have the trip will be released later this morning.
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Did deleted long gun data tell the story of Ottawa gunman’s rifle?

globalnews.ca — How did a man under a court order not to possess firearms, with a long criminal record that would have put a gun licence out of reach in any case, living in an Ottawa homeless shelter with little privacy, manage to get his hands on a hunting rifle and conceal it?
Oct 24, 2014

RT @amp6: How did Ottawa gunman get that rifle? Long-gun registry coulda helped. globalnews.ca/news/1633875/d… via @pcaintoronto

Oct 24, 2014

RT @pcaintoronto: Zehaf-Bibeau couldn't quickly reload: after seven shots, he had to surrender or die: globalnews.ca/news/1633875/d… pic.twitter.com/7eKZrc0FLI

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Honouring the fallen: The route of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s final journey home

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Corporal Nathan Cirillo will make his final journey home Friday along the Highway of Heroes. The procession taking Cirillo back to Hamilton is expected to leave Ottawa at 1:30 p.m. ET. The escort is expected to take his body to Highway 416, then Highway 401 along the Highway of Heroes.

Reports of shots fired at high school north of Seattle

globalnews.ca — Police are responding to a high school north of Seattle after reports of shots fired.
Oct 24, 2014

Too many shooting stories lately RT @globalnews: UPDATE: Shooter dead after attack at high school north of Seattle bit.ly/1wwCrQ1

Oct 24, 2014

Live Coverage: Reports of shots fired at high school north of Seattle globalnews.ca/news/1633946/r…

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Halifax cartoonist shares personal connection with War Memorial image

globalnews.ca — HALIFAX - The Halifax political cartoonist whose illustration gained international fame following an attack in Ottawa on Wednesday said the image has personal meaning to him. Bruce MacKinnon, whose cartoons appear in The Chronicle-Herald, drew an image to honour Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was shot and killed in an attack at the National War Memorial.

Police investigate Cold Lake Mosque vandalism

globalnews.ca — EDMONTON - Police in Cold Lake are investigating after a mosque in the northeastern Alberta city was vandalized. Among the vandalism the words "go home" were spray painted above the front door of the place of worship for Muslims. Twitter users were quick to denounce the vandalism.

PHOTOS: Social media users mourn, honour Cpl. Cirillo during journey home

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - Canadians took to social media Friday to mourn and honour fallen soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo as he made his final journey home along the Highway of Heroes. The procession left Ottawa around 1:30 p.m., escorted by Hamilton Police and members of Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, among others.

Justin Bourque’s mom says she’s not ready to speak about his sentencing

globalnews.ca — The mother of the man who killed three RCMP officers in Moncton says she's not ready to speak publicly about her son's upcoming sentencing. Denise Bourque told Global News on Friday she will not be in court on Monday when her son Justin Bourque is scheduled to appear.

Analysis of Magnotta’s computers return items of interest but no definitive proof

globalnews.ca — MONTREAL - There were photos, video clips and data suggesting the computer had been used to access an online account of interest. Still Montreal police computer forensics expert Frank Massa said there was no definite evidence to determine Luka Magnotta's computer was used to upload the gory video of a brutal killing.
Oct 24, 2014

Analysis of #Magnotta’s computers finds pictures, clips matching kill video, but no certain proof of use to upload. globalnews.ca/news/1633742/a… .

Oct 24, 2014

Analysis of Magnotta’s computers return items of interest but no definitive proof they were used to upload video bit.ly/1wqgPDN

IV fluid monitor designed in Halifax could improve patient safety

globalnews.ca — HALIFAX - A medical device developed in Halifax may soon change how operating rooms across the country are run. Dr. Orlando Hung has been an anesthesiologist with Capital Health for 27 years, and during his time in the operating room, he has seen how intravenous (IV) bags often run empty without anyone noticing.

In Photos: Partial solar eclipse and giant sunspot wows observers

globalnews.ca — TORONTO - People who were lucky enough to have clear skies on Thursday afternoon were able to witness a somewhat rare event: a partial solar eclipse. Unfortunately, most of Canada was clouded over. The place to be was southern Ontario where the eclipse occurred just as the sun was setting.

Big response to Okanagan puppies up for adoption

globalnews.ca — KELOWNA - There's been an overwhelming response to a large number of puppies up for adoption at the Kelowna SPCA The shelter has adopted out 14 puppies in just two days. Four remain at the shelter and are still up for adoption. 17 of the puppies are husky crosses, one is a shepherd cross.