Canadian Parliament to merge security forces after October gunman attack

By REUTERS
November 26, 2014 00:40

OTTAWA - Canada's two houses of Parliament will merge their security forces after an attack by a gunman last month, officials said on Tuesday, a move aimed at addressing long-standing communications problems.

Four different services share responsibility for security on Parliament Hill and in 2012 the Auditor General - Canada's senior watchdog - urged the creation of a single force to eliminate confusion over jurisdictions.

The House of Commons and the Senate both have their own security forces, which will now be merged.


Related Content

Breaking news
May 21, 2018
Iranian official: Pompeo's remarks show U.S. wants regime change in Iran

By REUTERS