Hill construction hiding former PM Pearson statue

Unlike three other statues of former prime ministers the Public Works Department moved to safer spots—because they were directly located on excavation or temporary building sites—Public Works managers kept the statue of Pearson where it was and surrounded it with the plywood hoarding for protection.

The statue of former prime minister Lester B. Pearson on Parliament Hill.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, May 26, 2015 9:26 PM

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