Hill reporters promise to fight for Hot Room space once Centre Block’s renovated
'If there is any hint that we may lose that room, I think that the press gallery will mobilize to keep it and do whatever is necessary,' says La Presse reporter Joël-Denis Bellavance.
Collin Lafrance, left, acting chief of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and Normand Gagnon, pictured in the legendary Hot Room. Currently, the room houses 22 journalists from freelancers working in the Hot Room. There are four people on the waiting list to get a seat in the room. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright