Emotional Vickers applauded as House of Commons resumes sitting

October 23, 2014 1:44 PM

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Emotional Vickers applauded as House of Commons resumes sitting

Members of Parliament returned to the House of Commons Thursday morning in a show of unity to demonstrate that just one day after an unprecedented terrorist attack, the seat of Canadian democracy will continue to do its work.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, calling it a “terribly sad day,” paid tribute to both Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, killed at the National War Memorial by a gunman Wednesday, and Patrice Vincent, killed in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Monday. And he also thanked both NDP leader Tom Mulcair and Liberal leader Justin ...

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