As the extraordinary events in Ottawa move into late afternoon security officials are still going door-to-door making sure everyone is safe.
Both the Ottawa Police and RCMP are considering the situation dynamic and unfolding. This after a soldier was shot at the War Memorial and later died.
That prompted a full lock-down of Parliament and surrounding areas including downtown Ottawa.
One shooter has been killed – it’s still not clear how many others there may be. He was shot inside the Centre Block of Parliament.
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Police searched cars leaving Ottawa trying to go to Quebec. Schools were locked down.
Our local MP Alex Atamanenko is still locked down with colleagues and describes the situation.