Sunday, December 28, 2014

How Votes Were Cast In Canadian Press News Story of Year

Supporters pay tribute as the Body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo is transported in a hearse from Ottawa to Hamilton, along the Highway of Heroes in Porthope, Ont., on Friday, October 24, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

The Oct. 22 attack on Parliament Hill and targeted killing of soldiers Nathan Cirillo in Ottawa and Patrice Vincent in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., are the overwhelming choice as The Canadian Press News Story of the Year for 2014. Here are the voting results:

Parliament Hill attack: 59

Sexual harassment/Jian Ghomeshi: 10

RCMP murders in Monction:10

Death of Tina Fontaine: 2

Senate scandal: 2

Prostitution laws overturned: 1

Nursing home fire in L’Isle Verte, Que., kills 32: 1

SOURCE: The Canadian Press

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