12/25/2014 08:05 EST | Updated 02/24/2015 05:59 EST

How editors, news directors chose CP's News Story of the Year for 2014

OTTAWA - 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