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SUBMITTED PHOTO Laurentian Valley resident, business and family man Brian Hugli is hoping for council seat this October.

Hugli hungry for council seat

A Laurentian Valley businessman with a proven track record for positive results and bringing people together is vying for a seat on council.

SEAN CHASE/DAILY OBSERVER Candidates for Whitewater Region council faced 400 voters who packed the Cobden Agricultural Hall Monday night.

Whitewater council contenders make pitch

Pursuing development and job creation, promoting tourism and eliminating consultants were among the promises made Monday night by the 11 candidates hoping to form Whitewater Region's next council.

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, pictured in this image tweeted from an ISIS social media account, has been identified as the shooter of a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Oct. 22, 2014. (Twitter/Handout/QMI Agency)

Zehaf-Bibeau wasn't on watchlist

Prime Minister Stephen Harper said MPs are united in ensuring democracy continues, despite terror threats, and even hugged his two main political rivals after addressing the House of Commons Thursday morning.

Two dogs peek out from under a gate at the Hamilton, Ont., home of slain soldier Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, Oct. 23, 2014. (ERNEST DOROSZUK/QMI Agency)

Dogs wait, but Cirillo won't come home

Tears flowed freely Thursday as those who knew and loved Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, as well as many complete strangers, struggled to understand the proud soldier's cold-blooded murder in our nation's capital.

Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers is pictured in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this file photo from June 3, 2011. According to Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, Vickers shot dead one of the suspects in the Oct. 22, 2014 shooting incident on Parliament Hill. (Reuters)

Meet the hero who shot down Hill gunman

He’s being called a hero for shooting a rampaging gunman dead on Parliament Hill — and it may mark the first time Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers has ever fired a gun in the line of duty.

(MATT USHERWOOD/QMI Agency)

Fantino with Harper when shots fired

Prime Minister Stephen Harper was with Julian Fantino in a caucus meeting when gunfire erupted at Parliament Hill, the Veterans Affairs Minister told the Toronto Sun Wednesday.

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