Thursday, October 23 Commentary

Posted By: Dave Agar · 10/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

This is normally the time for news and views.  This morning the news is about one gripping, disturbing story.  The views will follow.

It hasn't been 24 hours yet since Reservist Nathan Cirillio was shot to death at point blank range by a seemingly unstable devotee of the Jihadi rant to kill the west.   It caused a panic in Ottawa which rippled across the land.  To me it had the same feel as 9/11.  

In these times of crisis, a lot of fiction passes for fact but as the hours and days progress the picture becomes clearer about that nightmare in our nation's capital.

It appears there was but one shooter yesterday, not two or three.

His name Michael Zehaf Bibeau.  He's lived in a few cities in Quebec and Vancouver.  Since he left private school he's been largely doing meanial labour and getting into a lot of trouble ...