Suspicious package investigation temporarily evacuates section of Parliament

Part of Centre Block was evacuated this morning after a package left in front of the Peace Tower was deemed suspicious.

RCMP say a man left a bag at around 11:10 a.m..

He was detained as the bomb squad was called in to investigate.

They determined the package was not a threat.

The all-clear order was given and people were allowed back inside.

The man is facing a charge of mischief.

With files from CTV News