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‘Nobody has seen anything bigger,’ West Block masonry restoration project largest of its kind in North America

Rehabilitation of the West Block’s heritage masonry has also been a boon to the industry in Canada and has encouraged the development of new techniques, like large-scale laser cleaning.

A worker on the West Block building project. The restoration of the building's heritage masonry is the largest project of its kind in North America to date and has involved extensive work, says PSPC. Photograph courtesy of PSPC

By LAURA RYCKEWAERT

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 23, 2016 12:00 AM

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