Americas Rattled by Ottawa shooting, Canada to broaden powers of spy agency

A new bill would give Canada's national intelligence agency new powers to conduct covert operations and surveillance of foreign nationals anywhere in the world. Last week's fatal shooting on Parliament Hill stalled the bill's introduction. 

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Just a week after a gunman killed a soldier and shot several other people on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the Canadian government has unveiled new legislation that would beef up domestic and foreign espionage.