Security guards at Queens Park will begin carrying hand guns on Monday, March 21st.
Speaker Dave Levac has indicated that the incident that took place on Parliament Hill back in October 2014 pushed the board to review security at the legislature.
Levac also curtailed to the fact that the requirement for entering the legislature will now have those who enter the chamber to watch debates, go through a metal detector.
The goal is to have the legislature be a balanced place that is welcome to all ensuring a safe environment.
OPP officers used to patrol there until the late 1990’s.