Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers is pictured in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this file photo from June 3, 2011. According to Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, Vickers shot dead one of the suspects in the Oct. 22, 2014 shooting incident on Parliament Hill. (Reuters)

Meet the hero who shot down Hill gunman

He’s being called a hero for shooting a rampaging gunman dead on Parliament Hill — and it may mark the first time Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers has ever fired a gun in the line of duty.

Protesters shout slogans Tuesday in Vancouver. (QUINN BENDER, 24 HOURS)

Groups wage Dalai duel

Members of the Lower Mainland’s Tibetan Buddhist community squared off against one another in protests outside the Vancouver Convention Centre.

B.C. hoping to lure a major player in the LNG market. (REUTERS)

BC Liberals cut LNG tax

B.C. government has cut the proposed liquefied natural gas tax to 3.5% for the next several decades following rumblings from the industry.