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MPs question why 2014 shooting not mentioned on Parliament Hill tours

By Emily Haws      

According to the Library of Parliament, the Oct. 22, 2014, incident doesn’t support the tour’s objectives, with some observers saying it's best marked at the war memorial.

A guide conducts a tour in Centre Block's Hall of Honour on Aug. 27, the scene of a shootout on Oct. 22, 2014. The program is run by the Library of Parliament, which says the event is not raised. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
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Members of Parliament of all stripes say they were surprised to find out the official visitors' tour of Centre Block doesn’t include the October 2014 shooting that took place there, saying their personal tours often discuss the day that rocked the Parliamentary Precinct. The shooting isn’t mentioned in the tours, which are organized by the Library of Parliament, because it doesn’t support the objectives of the tour, library spokesperson Grantly Franklin said in an emailed statement. “One of the

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