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TORONTO – Wednesday’s shooting on Parliament Hill that left two people dead, including Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, was not the first time people have carried out acts of terrorism (or planned to) on Canadian soil.

Cirillo was shot and killed Wednesday morning while guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Parliament Hill in what Prime Minister Stephen Harper later labelled a terrorist attack.

“We will be vigilant but we will not run scared. We will be prudent but we will not panic. As for business of government, here we are in our seats, in our chamber in [the] very heart of our democracy,” Harper said Thursday in the House of Commons. “We live in a dangerous world; terrorism has been here with us for a while and [has come] dangerously close on a number of occasions.”

Here’s a partial list of some of terrorist attacks carried out or planned in…

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