Alec Finney, Cody Williams and Tyler Perry, Grade 8 students at Ecole Arthur Meighen School, are ready to go for the We Scare Hunger campaign. The campaign, run by the Students for Change group, will see the students collecting non-perishable food items for the food bank on Halloween. (Johnna Ruocco/THE GRAPHIC/QMI AGENCY)

Hunger heroes

Grade 8 students at Ecole Arthur Meighen School are hoping to hit as many houses as they can on Halloween, but not in hopes of getting candy.

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking during a meeting with Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain (not pictured) with Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain (not pictured) and members of his team coordinating the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington October 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Obama 'shaken' by Ottawa events

American authorities reacted with sympathy and shock Wednesday as the violent events unfolded in another political capital north of the border.

Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers is pictured in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this file photo from June 3, 2011. According to Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, Vickers shot dead one of the suspects in the Oct. 22, 2014 shooting incident on Parliament Hill. (Reuters)

Meet the hero who shot down Hill gunman

He’s being called a hero for shooting a rampaging gunman dead on Parliament Hill — and it may mark the first time Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers has ever fired a gun in the line of duty.

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