By Lethbridge Herald on October 22, 2014.
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has issued a statement regarding this morningâ€™s situation in Ottawa.
â€œOn behalf of all Albertans, I would like to offer my sincere thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and comrades of the soldier shot today while standing on guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa,â€â€ˆhe said. â€œAs the situation in Ottawa is ongoing, we will continue to monitor the events as they unfold.â€
The premier added this province is taking steps as well to protect its capital.
â€œHere in Alberta, we continue to be vigilant. We have robust security that includes armed Sheriffs, security instruments and protocols with the Edmonton Police Service. No further details will be disclosed publicly for security reasons.â€