Prime Minister Stephen Harper hugs the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)
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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged more surveillance and detention powers for security forces in Canada Thursday after a gunman killed a soldier and rampaged through parliament before being shot dead.Harper pledged to speed up a plan already under way to bolster Canadian laws and police powers in the areas of "surveillance, detention and arrest".A convert to Islam Monday ran over two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one, near Montreal, before being shot dead by police.Police said Thursday they were satisfied that only one person was involved in the attack.The attacks on soldiers in Ottawa and near Montreal took place after Canada announced this month it would send six jets to take part in air strikes against Islamic State fighters who have taken over parts of Iraq and Syria.
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