A man stops to pay his respects to Cpl. Nathan Cirillo of the Canadian Army Reserves, who was killed while standing guard in front of the National War Memorial by a lone gunman, on October 23, 2014 in Ottawa. (ANDREW BURTON/GETTY IMAGES)
October 30, 2014
After recent attacks in Ottawa and Quebec left two soldiers dead, Canadians are debating how their government should respond. PM Stephen Harper described the attacks as “ISIL-inspired” and promised to fast-track measures that would strengthen the powers of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and police in “surveillance, detention and arrest”. But critics worry new powers may lead to exploitations that could change the face of Canada. Join the conversation at 19:30 GMT.