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In pictures: Parliament staff return to work after Ottawa attack

One day after the shooting death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial, Parliament Hill attempts to restore some form of normalcy.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper hugs NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014, as the government went back to work following the fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier on Parliament Hill.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper hugs Liberal leader Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons on Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa as the government went back to work following the fatal shooting of a Canadian soldier on Parliament Hill.

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The Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers receives a standing ovation as he enters the House of Commons on Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa. Vickers opened fire on the gunman who stormed Parliament Hill on Oct. 22.

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Bullet holes are pictured in the window of the Rotunda in the Parliament buildings in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014 following a shooting incident on Oct. 22.

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Two RCMP officers stand watch outside the front door of Parliament on Parliament Hill on Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa.

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A wreath laid by Canada’s Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson stands in front of the tomb of an unknown soldier at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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People pay their respects at National War Memorial on Oct. 23, 2014, in Ottawa, the day after multiple shootings in the nation’s capital.

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With tensions still high and the Canadian flag at half-mast, spotters on a rooftop use binoculars to scan the area around the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife Laureen visit the National War Memorial on Oct. 23, 2014.

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and other MPs visit the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau walks in front of onlookers after laying flowers at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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A police dog and an officer inspect flowers laid by Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and others at the Canadian War Memorial in downtown Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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On their hands and knees and using meta detectors, police continue to search for evidence around the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Oct 23 2014, where Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was fatally shot the day before.

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A House of Commons worker arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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The Sergeant-at-arms of the House of Commons Kevin Vickers walks past the library on Oct. 23, 2014, where he shot gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau the day before.

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A worker polishes the floor in front of the library on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014.

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With the previous day's event in the past, Ottawa tries to get back to normal on Oct. 23 2014. Commuters ride the OC Transpo bus on Albert St. heading downtown.

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The Centennial Flame is pictured during early morning on Parliament Hill on Oct. 23, 2014 in Ottawa.

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