Michael Platt, Calgary Sun

Calgary native Michael Platt is the child of first generation British immigrants. An avid motorcyclist and semi-professional bass player he is a vintage bicycle collector, frustrated artist and voice of the people as the Page 7 columnist of the Calgary Sun.

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Facebook photo of Keenan Feeney of Calgary has been charged with perjury and obstruction for exaggerating his military service in court. Facebook/Calgary Sun/QMI Agency

Alberta man charged with lying to judge about military service

For someone said to be posing as a deadly Canadian military sniper and allegedly lying about serving with Task Force 3-09 in Afghanistan as an elite member of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, Mike ter Kuile is the worst possible adversary.

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 Parliament 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.