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RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the gunman who rampaged on Parliament Hill Wednesday, was not one of 90 "high-risk" individuals being investigated by the RCMP. Ottawa police and RCMP are holding a news conference in Ottawa. CBCNews.ca is carrying the event live.
The memory of the Canadian soldiers killed in Ottawa and Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec, is being honoured throughout Edmonton today.

ABOUT EDMONTON

Edmonton (population: city 812.000, metropolitan area 1.160.000), capital of the province of Alberta, Canada.
Edmonton is situated in central Alberta at a historic crossroads of water, land, and air routes.

Its high latitude (53° north) and interior location produce winters that are long, cold, and relatively dry.
The average daily temperature range in January is -19° to -9° C (-2° to 16° F), and the average range in July is 11° to 24° C (52° to 75° F).
The average annual rain and snowfall is 460 mm (18 in). Precipitation mainly falls in summer, which produces excellent growing conditions for grain, oilseed, and pasture.

At 684 square km., Edmonton is also one of the largest cities by area in North America - larger in area than Chicago, Philadelphia and Detroit.

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