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Statement on Shooting in Ottawa

(October 22, 2014) Interim Ontario PC Leader and Simcoe-Grey MPP issued the following statement today:

"Today's events in Ottawa are shocking. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and those who were endangered by this despicable act of violence.

"While it will undoubtedly take some time for full details to unravel, "Premier Kathleen Wynne, NDP Leader Andrea Horwath and I met this morning and agreed to continue with the business of the provincial Legislature.

"We refuse to allow violence to undermine or silence democracy.

"While there is no indication of a broader threat outside of Ottawa, I ask that everyone remain vigilant and take precautions, such as calling the police, should they see anything suspicious. Stay safe."

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