Irvine Ferris stands with his wife Sherrie Palmer after hearing he won his run for mayor. (Svjetlana Mlinarevic/The Graphic/QMI Agency)

Ferris wins mayoral race

It was close race between former Mayor Earl Porter and Coun. Irvine Ferris, but in the end it was Ferris who won over Portagers 2,138 over Porter’s 1,296 and John Boehm’s 168.

Candles, notes and flowers are pictured after a solider was killed while standing guard at the cenotaph at the War Memorial in Ottawa on October 22, 2014. (Tony Caldwell/QMI Agency)

Parliament Hill closed after shooting

Parliament Hill remained closed Thursday and several streets surrounding the area were still shut down after a soldier was shot and killed at the National War Memorial on Wednesday.

Police set up a perimeter near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. (Errol McGilhon/QMI Agency)

First-person stories from shooting

Shocked bystanders ducked for cover Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial, killing a soldier guarding the monument before storming the Parliament Buildings.

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